National Anniversary of Roald Amundsen and the South Pole

Roald Amundsen reached the South Pole 100 years ago. The national celebration of this will take place in Tromsø 14 December 2011.

Excerpt from the program:

Exhibition Opening «Cold Coasts – Close Relationships. Russian and Norwegian Polar Seafaring and Expeditions»

Unveiling of Helmer Hanssen statue outside Polaria

Polar Parade from «Polaria» to «Stortorget»

Celebration at «Stortorget»:

  • Direct satellite transmission from the South Pole with Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and the expedition «South Pole 1911-2011»
  • Musical performances
  • Activities for children
  • Food and beverage

The event is open and free to all. The program will be updated. 

If you want to participate in the Polar Parade, please contact us.