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The annual Icelandic Tattoo Convention kicks off this coming weekend

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  • Is ink your thing? Then you should stop by at Gamla bíó theater in downtown Reykjavík between 3 and 5 June. Photo/The Icelandic Tattoo Convention

The annual Icelandic Tattoo Convention will kick off in Reykjavík for the 11th consecutive year this coming weekend. 

Ink in Reykjavík Strongman and actor Hafþór Júlíus a.ka. The Mountain (Game of Thrones) with Ólafía (left) and Linda Mjöll from Reykjavík ink at a previous convention. Photo/The Icelandic Tattoo Convention

Twenty-five tattoo artists from around the world will be working at the convention, among the some of Iceland’s best. If you are up to getting inked  you can contact the artists directly to book an appointment via the Tattoo Convention’s Facebook page or test your luck on site during the weekend.

Read more: Getting inked in Iceland, the best tattoo shops in Reykjavík

The convention venue is at the old beautiful theater Gamla bíó, in downtown Reykajvík. The hosts are, as in previous years, local tattoo parlour Reykjavík Ink and rock Bar 11, which is just around the corner from Gamla bíó.

Location: Gamla bíó,address: Ingólfsstræti 2a, 101 Reykjavík. From 3-5 June.

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