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Press release, Kirkenes, Murmansk, Luleå, Oulu, September 29th 2015

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Days of Norway in Murmansk

Apr 23, 2010

On April, 22 in Murmansk there were started Days of Norway which follow Barents Spektakel – 2010. The event took place in Kirkenes and was visited by a big group of journalists from Murmansk and Archanguelsk ereas and Komi Republic. They were invited by NJC and Barents Sekretariat Norway. Murmansk journalists are also very eager to meet Days of Norway which are to last till April, 28.

Local media give many publications about this cultural event. Unofficial start was the lunch where the cookers served Norvegian food.

Days of Norway 2010 is a joint project of the Consulate General of the Kingdom of Norway in Murmansk and Pikene på Broen company.

On the program: Arctic Nomad exhibition, joint concert of Duolva Duottar (Norway) and Nogu svelo! (Рrussia), puppet show after Erlend Lu's fairy-tale “Knut and Fish”, films by Knut Erik Jensen and other events.

Pikene på Broen invites journalist to the press-conference about Days of Norway in Murmansk.

More information is available in Russian and at

Translated by Tatiana Polkova

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