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Jónsmessu Festival / Jónsmessugleðinni
June 24, 2009
This festival celebrates the longest daylight day of the year in Garðabær. These photos were taken during the late evening through the early morning.


The banner painting for the event in progress in my garage



Mother and Daughter
Gunnella and Ragga (Ragnhildur Krisín Sigurdardóttir)




The crowd



The Banner Painting and Gunnella celebrate the beautiful evening



Music fills the night from the choir



A young man looked at my painting. Then he looked around, up at the sky, and said, "Never in my life have I been in such a fabulous gallery".



So many people enjoyed this great evening.
The beach by the school




Gunnar Einarsson (center), the mayor of Garðabær, with the two artists who came up with the idea and organized the festival. The artist on the left is Bjargey Ingólfsdóttir and the artis to the right is Laufey Jensdóttir.



The boys in one band who played their music along the path



Sign attendants for the music listings of the choir



Kayak parade



One woman, who'd lived in Garðabær for forty years, had never walked on this path before. She said that it was like being abroad, all the people and the beautiful weather.



Three happy artists, Gunnella to the right



A spectacular sunset-sunrise bids farewell to Jónsmessu Festival 2009



After the festival Gunnella took her painting back to her patio.



It was time to complete the process and make many paintings.



Snip, snip, snip


And the art goes on.
Some of these paintings are still available from Gunnella.


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