Svalbard

Svalbard, the beautiful puppet walkabout act, spreading the word about climate change and creating magic at any winter event. 

Meet Inka, a polar bear driven South from her maternal den high on the Arctic ice. Inka seeks a new home for herself and her cubs, who patiently ride on her back during the long journey. Accompanied by Erik, a Sami gentleman from Svalbard, they have arrived on our shores with a plea for change. 

Inka is the friendliest of polar bears and her cubs are super-cute too. Your guests will love meeting the Svalbard team – these puppet polar bears love a cuddle and a photo! 

But there is a serious message to share as well. The bears’ friend Erik is the voice of the group, and when he’s asked why Inka has left the Arctic, he always takes the opportunity to explain the threat of climate change to wildlife habitats. 

Svalbard is a powerful symbol of the Arctic. As their sea ice habitat recedes earlier in the spring and forms later in the autumn, polar bears have begun exploring areas of the human population. 

We know your guests will love meeting Inka, Erik and the cubs. They’ll make some special Christmas memories, and gain some food for thought as well. 

This theatrical presentation combines animatronic puppetry, spectacular costumes and a strong environmental message to create an experience like no other. The performers work as a team, with the puppeteers supported by Erik to maximise opportunities for the public to interact. Like any walkabout act, Svalbard helps your event reach more people and sustains the magic in between the headline performances. 

Svalbard is always popular outside Santa’s Grotto, at Christmas markets, Christmas lights switch-ons, frost fairs and other seasonal events. He’s also a delightful addition to any event with an environmental message. 

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Svalbard specialises in

  • Climate Activism
  • Walkabout Act
  • Spreading Awareness
  • Children’s Entertainment

Svalbard has performed at

  • Shopping Centers
  • Christmas Markets
  • Christmas Parties
  • Environmental Events

Svalbard specialises in

Street Shows, Silent Comedy Mime Show, Street Circus – Unicycle and Juggling

Svalbard has performed at

Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Windows of the World, Changsha, Regular at Covent Garden

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What an incredible act! So beautiful and he also spread a very important message on climate change.

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