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Children and youth in Hafnarfjörður have access to good education, after-school activities and recreation activities.
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Enjoy culture in Bæjarbíó cultural house, at various museums or attend exciting events.
You can stay at great hotels, hostels or at a family friendly campsite in town.
You can find a lot of outdoors activities and various recreations in Hafnarfjörður.
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Hafnarfjörður Town council consists of 11 municipal representatives. All town council meetings are broadcast live.
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Tónlistarskólinn (the Music School) operates according to the curriculum published by the Ministry of Education. The programme is divided into primary, intermediate, and advanced courses.
All major string, woodwind and brass instruments.
The school also has a singing department.
Along with studying instruments, students study music theory, musical appreciation, harmonics and music history. Focus is on ensemble, and the school has a symphony orchestra, string ensembles, two brass ensembles, a large band and many smaller ensembles.
The Music School has a preschool department for children aged 6–9. The goal is to prepare students for musical studies with targeted training in rhythm, music reading and general music theory. During the lessons, we sing, dance and play various percussion instruments and learn to play the recorder.
The school also offers Suzuki training, which children start at the age of 3–6. Each student attends a 30-minute private lesson once a week and a 60-minute group lesson
once a week where 5 students play together.
Tónkvísl is the rhythmic department within the Hafnarfjörður Music School, where the emphasis is on improvisation and ensemble. In addition to taking instrument lessons, students attend ensemble lessons. In Tónkvísl, students mainly learn electric guitar, electric bass, keyboard, jazz piano, percussion and individual wind instruments.
Hafnarfjörður Township subsidises music studies in other municipalities if that programme is more specialised than what is offered at Hafnarfjörður’s Music School. The applicant must have passed the admission requirements at the relevant music school and be able to present confirmation of this.
You can apply for the subsidy on My Pages.
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