Are Gaukurinn and Húrra the next victims?

Shutdown of clubs – a bad tradition

Once there was a bar called Sírkus, Klappastigúr 30, downtown Reykjavík, right inside of the hot-spot of creativity, the postal code area 101. For almost over ten years, around the turn of the millenium, this bar has been a daily meeting place for creative folks, artists, musicians. The brightly colored building itself, which was built in 1917, might have slightly been past its best days. But inside, there was vibrant life, legedary concerts took place or costume parties. Or it was just the local beer enthuasiast meeting up for a pint.

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