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A CELEBRATION OF CHILLINGLY DARK MAGIC: World’s northernmost culture school celebrates 25th anniversary with heartwarming variety on a numbingly cold ‘Black Friday’


It’s not unusual for kids to get cold feet before big stage performance, but what students at the world’s northernmost school went through before a gala 25th anniversary celebration of its culture program gave a whole new meaning to “Black Friday.”

Clustering outside Longyearbyen School in the 24-hour dark of polar night with winds blustering around them, it’s safe to say the thoughts of plenty weren’t their artistic talents being observed by parents packing into a venue sold out well in advance.