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The Westman Islands Festival is held annually on the first weekend of... Nieuwsfoto'sAfbeelding,DigitalGlobe,Heimaey,IJsland,Satellietfoto,Stadje,Verticaal,Vestmannaeyjar,Weekend activiteiten,Wetenschap en TechniekPhotographer Collection: DigitalGlobe 2013 DigitalGlobeVESTMANNAEYJAR, ICELAND-AUGUST 3, 2012: The Westman Islands Festival is held annually on the first weekend of August near the town of Vestmannaeyjar on the southern Icelandic island of Heimaey. The first festival was held in 1874, the year Iceland celebrated 1,000 years of settlement and the ratification of Iceland’s Constitution. On this image you can see the festival grounds nestled beneath steep slopes of the northwestern islands hills. (Photo DigitalGlobe via Getty Images)