Nordic Textile meeting – bus transport

33.000kr.

Nordic Textile meeting – transport: NTA offers a bus tour from Reykjavík to Northern Iceland on June 5th and back on June 8th, with „textile stops“ along the way.  Bus transport during the 6th and 7th of June, in Eyjafjordur area is also included. Participants traveling with their own or rented car, can follow along and join in the events.

Admission, bus transport from 5.-8. Juni: 28.000 krónur (180 Euro) for members, 33.000 krónur (180  Euro) for non members. Members use code: TEX2024 to get a discount. Link to registration and pay 

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NORDIC TEXTILE MEETING IN THE NORTH OF ICELAND 2024 

Dear members and Textile Enthusiasts.  We are excited to announce that registrations for the Materials and Methods – NTA Textile Conference are now open. This year it is set in the picturesque landscape of Northern Iceland from June 5th to June 8th, 2024. The Nordic Textile meeting is organized by the Nordic Textile Art Association and the Icelandic Textile Association in collaboration with The Icelandic Textile center. 

Register here

 5th June miðvikudagur: Textile Adventure and Nature

  • 08:30-12:00 Bus journey from Reykjavík to Blönduós
  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch and Welcome at Kvennaskólinn, Blönduós
  • 13:00-16:30 Textile Center exploration with Elsa Arnardóttir and Textile Lab visit
  • 17:00-19:30 Bus to Hotel in Eyjafjörður with a stop at Miklibær Church
  • 20:00 Dinner at the hotel

6th June fimmtudagur: Cultural Exploration and Art

  • 08:30-10:30 Laufás farm – Museum and Heritage site
  • 11:00-12:30 Safnasafnið – The Icelandic Folk and Outsider Museum, 
  • 13:30-18:00 Dyngja Art Gallery, Jólahúsið – Christmas house
  • 19:00 Dinner at the hotel 

7th June föstudagur: Artistic Ventures and Local Culture

  • 08:30-12:00 Visit at Lene Zachariassens and Verksmiðjan Hjalteyri Art Gallery
  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch and free time in Akureyri
  • 13:30-18:30 Akureyri Art Museum and studio visits to local artists
  • 20:00 Celebratory dinner 

8th June laugardagur: Knitting Festival 2024 and Textile Wonders

  • 08:30-11:00 Bus from Eyjafjörður to Blönduós
  • 11:00-16:00 Knitting Festival with courses, exhibition, marketplace and Textile Museum 
  • 16:00-17:00 Textile Museum at Blönduós guided tour
  • 17:30-21:00 Bus from Blönduós to Reykjavík

Nordic Textile meeting – events: Participation in all events are included in the admission fee; museums and studio visits.  Knitting Festival courses are not included. You will book your course of choice at the Knitting Festival webpage, to be announced here: Velkomin á Prjónagleðina 2024! | Textílmiðstöð Íslands

Admission to events at the NTA meeting: 28.000 krónur (180 Euro) for members, 33.000 krónur (180  Euro) for non members.  Members use code: TEX2024 to get a discount. Link to registration and pay 

Nordic Textile meeting – transport: Participants can register to take part in a bus tour from Reykjavík to Northern Iceland on June 5th and back on June 8th, with „textile stops“ along the way.  Bus transport during the 6th and 7th of June, in the Eyjafjordur area is also included in the transport fee. Participants traveling with their own or rented car, can follow along and join in the events.

Admission, bus transport from 5.-8. Juni: 28.000 krónur (180 Euro) for members, 33.000 krónur (180  Euro) for non members. Members use code: TEX2024 to get a discount. Link to registration and pay 

Nordic Textile meeting – accommodation:  

Hotel Natur https://hotelnatur.com rooms at this hotel are reserved for guests on our bus. Price is 28.000 a night for a double room (14.000 per person) with breakfast. Please note that there is a limited number of rooms, share rooms if you can, and places will be filled in order of registration. Registration is open until 1. April. Mention Nordic Textile meeting in subject. Register here: hotelnatur@hotelnatur.com 

Hotel Kjarnalundur https://kjarnalundur.is will offer accommodation in 5 summerhouses with 3 bedrooms each. The bus will also pick up guests from this hotel. Price is 22.000 for a double room a night (11.000 per night if you share a room) breakfast and dinner can be bought at the hotel.  Please note that there is a limited number of rooms, share rooms if you can, and places will be filled in order of registration. Mention Nordic Textile meeting in subject. Register here: info@kjarnalundur.is     

Participants traveling with car;  we can also suggest hotels nearby; Hafdals hótel www.hafdals.is      Lamb Inn guesthouse https://www.lambinn.is  Hotel North https://hotelnorth.is 

For Reykjavík accommodation, check out suggested hotels on www.booking.com.

Spread the Word: Help us increase the visibility of textile art! Use #nordictextileart and #nordictextilemeeting2024 in your social media posts.

For further inquiries, contact ntaiceland2024@gmail.com 

We can’t wait to welcome you to Iceland for an unforgettable textile adventure!

Best Regards, Ösp, Lilý, and the Icelandic Textile Association.