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The World's Northernmost Jazz Festival: Polarjazz 2008 in Longyearbyen, Norway

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Oerjasaeter said the lure of overcoming his personal challenges ("Will I be able to work with people? Will I be able to enjoy the dark season?") brought him to Longyearbyen. He said he doesn't know his long-term plans, but even after a long winter he has no regrets.

"The snow and the light, it's beautiful, but it's the people that keep it going," he said.

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