Tag Archives: Operafjellet

Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of July 4, 2017

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Will late appearance of  Operafjellet ‘champaign glass’ mean late break date? 
It took a long time for the “champaign glass” of snow appeared on Operafjellet this year – will that mean a late date when the “stem” of the glass breaks?

Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of Aug. 30, 2016

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Remembering the crash on Operafjellet 20 years ago
The weather matched the mood as fog and wind engulfed Operafjellet on Monday as about 15 Norwegians and Russians gathered for a memorial stemming from one of Norway’s worst tragedies.

Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of June 21, 2016

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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 June 23, 2015

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Time again for Svalbard’s most intoxicating contest
The official arrival of summer means it’s time to deal with the season’s really big question: when will the “stem” of the enormous champaign glass on Operafjellet break?