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Dec 20, 2014
Barents Press took part in the Nordic Forum for security policy-2014 which was held in the Norwegian city of Tromsø. This discussion brought together more than 70 participants from Scandinavia and Russia. The Forum discussed the problems of oil and gas, Arctic ecology, indigenous peoples.
Dec 20, 2014

The five-day seminar "School of theatre journalist" in Petrozavodsk is closed. The Musical theatre of Karelia and Barents Press Russia provided a ground for creativity for thirty young journalists who write about theatre.

On the basis of Petrozavodsk theatres young professionals discussed the most topical issues in cultural journalism. In the evening they watched performances, writing reviews at night, and in the morning took it to pieces together. Master classes, discussions, heated debates were good experience for young critics.

Dec 14, 2014

Notes after the international film festival "The Northern Character"

The festival "The Northern Character" was held in Murmansk for the seventh time. This year there were announced more than hundred works of journalists and documentary filmmakers from Russia, Abkhazia, Norway, Sweden, France, Finland, Canada and Greece in seven categories, including "documentary", "essay", "TV show", "short fiction".

 

Big Radio plus Radio Domen

Apr 9, 2010


Delegation of staff and volunteers of Radio Domen from Vardø visited Murmansk. They met with colleagues from the Big Radio and discussed plans for cooperation.


New license for Radio Domen

In the studio of Big Radio in Murmansk: (from left to right) Ivar Holm, Svein Hågensen, Oleg Syusyura and Jørgan Randar- This year we received a new license, and be able to broadcast not only in the Vardø area but also continue to Kirkenes, - says journalist Svein Hågensen. - In this part of Norway live many Russians, and therefore in our plans is broadcasting news also in Russian.

Radio Domen has broadcasted on the territory around the town of Vardø over 20 years. The program includes: news, music, quizzes, and greetings from former North Norway residents who have left the region.

Norwegian colleagues noted that one of the joint projects with Big Radio could be a singing contest: ''To listen to each other ''.


''We can not only listen, but see each other!''

Such way Oleg Syusyura, editor-in -chief of Big Radio, described location of the transmitters of two stations. Big Radio” broadcasts in Pechenga and Polarniy area. The transmitter is placed on a hill between the two towns . Radio Domen in the near future plans to locate its transmitter in Kirkenes.
“ We can see each other, if weather conditions are good”,- joked Oleg.

The meeting participants agreed to sign a cooperation agreement and apply support in the Norwegian Barents Secretariat.

Representatives of both stations suggested Barents Press to become a participant of the project in order to start joint work of the Norwegian and Russian FM stations.

The next meeting of the project is scheduled for May.

Elena Larionova

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