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02 September 2019

Lagardère Travel Retail Iceland one of the primary sponsors of Ljósanótt Festival

Reykjanesbær, 2. september 2019 – Lagardère Travel Retail Iceland that operates restaurants and cafés at Leifur Eiríksson Airport Terminal in Iceland, will be one of the main sponsors of the cultural and family festival Ljósanótt in Reykjanesbær municipality this year. An agreement thereof was signed between Sigurður Skagfjörður Sigurðsson, CEO of Lagardère Travel Retail Iceland and Kjartan Már Kjartansson, Mayor of Reykjanesbær. 

Lagardère Travel Retail Iceland has been a loyal supporter of Ljósanótt since 2016, but the company‘s largest workplace is at Leifur Eiríksson Airport terminal in Reykjanesbær. In addition, most of the its employees live in the area.  

Sigurður Skagfjörð Sigurðsson, CEO of Lagardère Travel Retail Iceland: 

"For us who work in Reykjanesbær, it is very important to be able to support cultural matters such as Ljósanótt. We are therefore very proud to be one of the main sponsors of the festival, but it is a very ambitious event that has established itself as one of the most popular family festivals in the country. We consider it a  joint venture between us and Reykjanesbær to support positive projects and thereby positive image in the area, and Ljósanótt is an example of such a project."