Politicizing the Shop Window Tradition in Reykjavik

For Icelandic National Day, June 17, Icelanders gather in celebration., with speeches in town squares, national flag dresses for girls (or at least princess party dresses for the very young set), blow-up carnival rides, lots of coffee, and, as you can see from this photo taken in Reykjavik the day before, at least one politically-pointed unicorn..

Reykjavik’s shop windows: an informal national gallery with a point.

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