Day of the Icelandic Language 16.11.2017
Dagur íslenskrar tungu er 16. nóvember ár hvert

16 November is the official Day of the Icelandic Language. That date was chosen to honour poet Jónas Hallgrímsson who was born on 16 November 1807.

This year marks the 22nd celebration of the Day of the Icelandic Language which is organised by the Ministry of Education and Culture. On this day, public institutions, schools and other institutions pay their tribute to the language. 

The Day of the Icelandic Language website

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