News - 28.04.2022

May 1, 2022

VR encourages all members to participate in the rally and outdoor meetings that will be held on the International Workers´ Day on 1 May.

VR family run at Klambratún

In Reykjavík, we start the day at 11:30 at Klambratún, with a light jog and festivities for the whole family, which will be hosted by Jónsi from the band Í Svörtum fötum. He and Leikhópurinn Lotta will warm us up for the family Run, which is a 1.5 km route around Klambratún. Participation is free and all participants receive a medal. Reykjavíkurdætur, Lalli the magician and Sirkus Íslands will stop by and we will offer hot dogs, Bulsur (vegan „hot dogs”), soda and juice.

VR´s Labour-Day-coffee and rally in Reykjavík

At 13:00, after our family gathering at Klambratún, we will march with Jónsi and the Workers´ marching band towards Hlemmur where we will meet up with the other unions. At 13:30 we will all march down Laugavegur and towards Ingólfstorg, where the outdoor meeting will be held.

At 14:30, VR invites all members to the union´s annual Labour-day-coffee in the lobby of Laugardalshöll.

See Facebook event here.

Rally at Akranes

We will gather for the Labour-day rally at the VLFA offices at Þjóðbraut 1 at 2pm and then we will march the circle up to Akranes town hall. The rally meeting will take place in the seniors hall after the rally march. See more here (Icelandic only).

Rally in Reykjanesbær

On Labour-day 1 May the worker’s uninons in Reykjanesbær invite all members and other inhabitants to an event at the union offices at Krossmóar 4, 4th floor between 2pm and 4pm. See more here (Icelandic only).

Rally in Selfoss

The rally and march starts at 11:00 at Austurvegur 56 and we will walk to Hotel Selfoss with the accompaniment of Selfoss´ marching band. The outdoor meeting and festivities will take place at Hotel Selfoss. See program here (Icelandic only).

Rally in the Westman Islands

Labour-day on 1 May this year will be celebrated in the AKÓGES hall at Hilmisgata 15 and the house will open at 2pm. A Labour-day speech will be delivered and and the school brass band from Vestur- and Miðbær together with Westman Island’s schools brass band will play festive music.