Tag Archives: Kulturhuset

Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of June 21, 2016


Kulturhuset renovation cost doubles; gets OK anyhow
A planned renovation of Kulturhuset that would make it the main entrance to Longyearbyen’s main government offices and the new home of the library will cost twice its originally projected cost, according to city leaders debating the issue at a meeting last week.

Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of Nov. 24, 2015


Major city center overhaul to include library, new offices
Longyearbyen’s main municipal building is scheduled to get a complete overhaul by next Christmas, with the information desk and city library moving to the ground floor just past a new entrance at the cafe in Kulturhuset, more and smaller government offices on the second floor of the building, and a new electrical system.

Stars from afar: Top-tier concerts, operas, ballet coming to Longyearbyen’s stage via big-screen broadcasts


For everyone who loves the opera, but wants to attend wearing jeans and an “I’m with stupid” sweatshirt, your opportunity has arrived.