Essay Fiesta Celebrates Icelandic Independence on June 17th!

IcelandWe all remember the fateful day of June 17th, 1944, when the people of Iceland decided via plebiscite to secede from their union with Denmark and adopt a republican constitution. And so in celebration, we don our Skautbúningur and steer our proud Icelandic steeds at a ceremonial pace to The Book Cellar in Lincoln Square for an evening of first-person non-fiction narrative to benefit 826Chi.


Celebrate Icelandic National Day at Essay Fiesta with hosts Karen Shimmin and Willy Nast, as well as this lineup of Icelandic national heroes:


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