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Beer Day 2019

There's a thing called the Beer Day in numerous countries around the world, but Icelandic one has an interesting story behind it

No wonder that the Icelanders love to celebrate the Beer Day, everyone would be if they had almost a century long prohibition of beer import. The Spanish started it all! They prohibited the import of fish from Iceland and the Icelanders struck back. No alcohol, no wine, no beer — what a sad story. When in 1989 the prohibition ended the locals were so happy a new holiday emerged. From that time on, on March 1st, there is a celebration that features the infamous bar crawls or „runtur“ where everyone can join and party all night long.

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