konudagurinn - Woman's day

Updated: Feb 24


February the 21st was konudagur the woman's day/Wife day here in Iceland.

Konudagur marks the beginning of the month Góa.

The oldest sources of the first day of Góa being called konudagur date's b

ack to the mid-19th century, according to the University of Iceland Science Web.

It is assumed that the beginning of each month was celebrated in paganism and that the custom was preserved to some extent after Icelanders converted to Christianity in 1000 AD.




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