THE BAJA POST
SOURCE: PRN MEDIA
Inspired by Iceland, today announced the continuation of Taste of Iceland 2022, an annual celebration of Icelandic culture in North America. Continuing the series of fall festivals, Toronto is hosting Taste of Iceland from Sept 22-25. Throughout the weekend, locals can transport themselves to Iceland with a series of events inspired by, and in celebration of, the best of Icelandic culture through food and beverage, music, literature, films, art and more.
Over the course of the four-day festival, and in partnership with local businesses in Toronto, and Taste of Iceland’s official partners, events will be hosted by The Drake Hotel, Horseshoe Tavern Union Yoga, Stackt Market, Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, and in collaboration with TIFA. The schedule of events includes:
Culinary Experience with Chef Viktor Örn Andrésson, Hinrik Örn Lárusson and Laura Maxwell: Hosted daily starting at 5p.m., from September 22-25, at The Drake,, located at 1150 Queen Street, West.
Reykjavik Calling Concert, curated by Iceland Airwaves, featuring Icelandic Musicians BSÍ, Cell7 and DJ Hermigervill: September 22, 7 p.m. at Horseshoe Tavern, located at 370 Queen Street, West
66°North 5K Scavenger Hunt: September 23 at 6 p.m., at Stackt Market, located at 28 Bathurst St
Elemental Sound Bath with Energy Healer Jósa Goodlife and Blue Lagoon Iceland: September 24 at 12 p.m. at Union Yoga located at 956 Bloor Street West
The Re-Read: Auður Jónsdóttir on Halldór Laxness, presented in partnership with Toronto International Festival of Authors: September 24 at 2 p.m., at Lakeside Terrace, located at 235 Queens Quay West
‘We Come Back Together’: Auður Jónsdóttir on Halldór Laxness, presented in partnership with Toronto Festival of Authors: September 24 at 4 p.m., at Stage in the Park, located at 235 Queens Quay West
Fragmentary Perceptions: Céline Huyghebaert & Auður Jónsdóttir, presented in partnership with Toronto Festival of Authors: September 24 at 6:30pm, at Brigantine Room in Harbourfront Centre, located at 235 Queens Quay West
Lamb Film Screening: September 24 at 8 p.m., at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, located at 506 Bloor Street, West
Ask the Expert: Taste of Iceland, with Eliza Reid, presented in partnership with Toronto International Festival of Authors: September 25 at 5 p.m., at Stage in the Park, located at Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Secrets of the Sprakkar, with Eliza Reid, presented in partnership with Toronto International Festival of Authors: September 25 at 7 p.m., at Fleck Dance Theatre, located at 207 Queens Quay West
Wheel of Prizes Presented by Icelandair: Held daily, at various events (additional details below), participants will have the opportunity to win a variety of prizes, including a trip for two to Iceland!
Most events are free to attend, with the exception of the Icelandic Culinary Experience at the Drake Hotel and select events in participation with TIFA. To obtain tickets to free, Taste of Iceland, events:
- Register for tickets at the event-specific pages within the link HERE (you must be registered to receive early-bird access)
- Seven days prior to the date of each event, registered guests will receive an email to offer them early bird access to the ticket system to claim ticket(s) for guaranteed entry. The following day tickets will be available to the general public
- To claim a ticket, you must follow the steps/directions on the site, until you receive the e-ticket and barcode for entry. Note: if you do not receive a barcode, you have not completed the process.