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.