Nov 26, 2015
At the working meeting of members of the International Board of Barents Press in Saariselkä, in the cottage owned by the Union of journalists of Finland, there is no Internet. And for quite a long time there was no TV. And other forms of communication. Journalists must break from information talking, reading, sitting by the fireplace, sweating in the sauna and diving into the icy river.
Nov 17, 2015

The festival of documentary films and television programs "Northern Character-2015" will be held 26-28 November in Murmansk at several cultural and artistic sites involving in its orbit people of different ages, occupations and interests.


Oct 29, 2015

The Russian legislation on mass media is becoming tougher and more extensive.  How can journalists and media work under the circumstances – this was in the focus of discussion at the seminar the Center  for Defense of Rights of Journalists and Media (project Barents Press – ed.) held in Murmansk.

Dec 20, 2014

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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