Barents Press International Board had a meeting in Saariselkä, Finland on 7-8 November. The main issues to discuss were Barents Press Russia activity after the founder and many years leader Elena Larionova’ going away and the coming Annual Conference – 2015.
On November 27-29, 2014 in Murmansk will host the VII international festival The Northern Character. It is organized by TV company "TV-21"and Production Center "Northern Character" with the support of the Russian Ministry of culture, Government of Murmansk region, Norilsk Nickel company, the Administrative Board of Norrbotten (Sweden), the Barents Secretariat, the Center for journalism in the Nordic countries, Murmansk Union of journalists, Barents Press and others.
International festival of Russian language "Glagol" invites
Young people aged from 16 to 25 who study the Russian language can take part in the International festival-contest of artistic word "Glagol" (“Verb”), which will be held in Karelia from 1 to 8 October 2011.
Monument to Alexander Pushkin in Petrozavodsk
The festival is organized by the Children's theatre centre of the city of Petrozavodsk with the support of fthe foundation "Russian world". The festival aims to preserve and popularize the Russian language among young people of European countries, to rise interest in Russia, its culture and art. The participants of the festival are to chose and prepare to recite a piece of verse by Alexander Pushkin and an extract from his "Eugene Onegin" (recommended by the organizing committee after the application is accepted) for participation in the musical-literary composition "My Pushkin".
The festival involves an extensive thematic excursion program in St.-Petersburg and Pushkin, as well as acquatance with the sights of Karelia and traditions of the Russian North (visit to the island of Kizhi).
We hope for your interest to the received information and thank you in advance for possible assistance in finding partners interested in learning the Russian language - participants of this project.
Your yuong colleagues, journalism club "Microphone and Pen" members (School 46, Petrozavodsk) will cover the event.
Questions about participation in the festival-competition and the application can be sent by mail: email@example.com (with a mark "International festival - 2011").
director of the organizing committee