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Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of Sept. 8, 2020


Month of local ‘TV auction’ activities start Saturday, with virus-related restrictions

A month of local activities for a national fundraiser – this time to remedy trash in oceans – is scheduled to start Saturday with the traditional relay race starting and ending outside Kulturhuset.

Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of Jan. 24, 2017


Snowboarding movie, wireless mikes get big boosts in Korkpenger funds
A group hoping to make “the ultimate snowmobile film from Svalbard” got a show of support from city cultural officials after a request for a Korkpenger grant was initially rejected.

Korking good time: 2.9 million kroner in annual city grants recommended for 43 recreational and cultural projects


In: A big trampoline, repairs to landslide-damaged dog kennels, guided fishing trips for kids, an overnight snowmobile trip for high school students to Barentsburg. Out: Russian-language classes, a floating dock for small boats and “the ultimate snowmobile film from Svalbard.”