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Welcome to Harpa

Information regarding Covid-19 and events

Harpa underlines that all events are operated according to the rules set by the Directorate of Health and Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management.

We encourage all our guests to act responsibly and in accordance with the restrictions in place at any given time. Crucially this means not attending events in case of any flue like symptoms. We encourage guests to bring their own masks as masks are mandatory on all events taking place in Harpa. We also recommend downloading the tracing app Rakning C-19 before attending an event, as it is an important link in the chain of response to Covid-19. 

Harpa ensures responsible operation of events and adheres to the guidlines set by the Icelandic authorities in connection to Covid-19. This includes: 

  • The foyer and open areas are spacious and remain open for guests who are encouraged to keep social distance.
  • Cleaning and disinfection of common areas, as well as halls, is more frequent with emphasis on frequently touched areas such as elevator buttons, handrails, door handles, etc. 
  • Hand sanitizer dispensers are available at the box office, restrooms, and throughout the building.
  • Halls are divided into zones depending on restrictions on maximum capacity and social distancing, each time. 
  • Entrances for each zone are separate and fulfil rules on maximum capacity and social-distancing.
  • Separate restrooms are allocated for each zone in order to minimize the risk of infection.
  • All seats are numbered.
  • All frequenty touched surfaces are disinfected between events.
  • Communication to our guests is to the point and reflects the rules in place at any given time.  
  • Harpa´s guests are encouraged to respect the tules in place to protect tehmselves and others from Covid-19.