People and Culture

Education material in slideshow format with information text about the people in the arctic and their culture.

31 January 2024

Þvörusleikir (Spoon-Licker) - Introduction

Þvörusleikir (Spoon-Licker) is the fourth Yule Lad who comes to town on the night before the 15th of December and departs for home on the 28th of December.

31 January 2024

Pottaskefill (Pot-Scraper) - Introduction

Pottaskefill (Pot-Scraper) is the fifth Yule Lad who comes to town on the night before the 16th of December and departs for home on the 29th of December.

31 January 2024

Askasleikir (Bowl-Licker) - Introduction

Askasleikir (Bowl-Licker) is the sixth Yule Lad who comes to town on the night before the 17th of December and departs for home on the 30th of December.

31 January 2024

Hurðaskellir (Door-Slammer) - Introduction

Hurðaskellir (Door-Slammer) is the seventh Yule Lad who comes to town on the night before the 18th of December and departs for home on the 31st of December.

31 January 2024

Skyrgámur (Skyr-Gobbler) - Introduction

Skyrgámur (Skyr-Gobbler) is the eight Yule Lad who comes to town on the night before the 19th of December and departs for home on the 1st of January.

31 January 2024

Bjúgnakrækir (Sausage-Swiper) - Introduction

Bjúgnakrækir (Sausage-Swiper) is the ninth Yule Lad who comes to town on the night before the 20th of December and departs for home on the 2nd of January.

31 January 2024

Gluggagægir (Window-Peeper) - Introduction

Gluggagægir (Window-Peeper) is the tenth Yule Lad who comes to town on the night before the 21st of December and departs for home on the 3rd of January.

31 January 2024

Gáttaþefur (Doorway-Sniffer) - Introduction

Gáttaþefur (Doorway-Sniffer) is the eleventh Yule Lad who comes to town on the night before the 22nd of December and departs for home on the 4th of January.

31 January 2024

Ketkrókur (Meat-Hook) - Introduction

Ketkrókur (Meat-Hook) is the twelfth Yule Lad who comes to town on the night before the 23rd of December and departs for home on the 5th of January.

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