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Celebrate the Norwegian Constitution day in the Arctic

17th of May is the Norwegian national day and the start of the Arctic summer season with activities as boat trips, hiking and bird watching.

Happy Norway Day!

Join our unique national day celebration on 78 degrees north. All our hotels are open, and the restaurants are preparing for a memorable dining experience:

The national day celebration starts with a salute at 07 am, then the program is as follows:

  • 08.00: Flag hoisting
  • 10.00: Religious service in Svalbard Church
  • 11:00: Parade from Svalbard Church via the center to Skjæringa
  • 12.15: Family event in Svalbardhallen
  • 16.00: Exhibition opening in Gallery Svalbard
  • 19.00: Party performance in Longyearbyen cultural center
  • 18:00: Open club for junior (until 20:00)
  • 20.30: Open club for senior (until 24:00)

Champagne & king crab brunch in Funktionærmessen Restaurant
NOK 590 per person including king crab buffet and a glass of champagne
From 12:00 to 15:00

Welcome to 17th May dinner in Restaurant Nansen
Delicious buffet with desserts and coffee.
Choose seating 17.00-19.30 or 20.00-23.00
NOK 590 per person
Children under 7, free. Children 7-12 years, half price.

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