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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".

 

Then we go!

May 21, 2010


Barents Press secretariat are open on SAS Radison Blu in Bodø. Ash from Eyjafjallajokull on Island doesn't admit of solution, but we are here!

Generalmotets secretariatPhoto: Robert Sandström

Alexander Kjønsø Karlsen, Arne Egil Tønset, Helge Lyngmoe and Dag Kristoffersen to your service in Bodø.

In the secretariat you will meet Alexander Kjønsø Karlsen and Dag Kristoffersen. Behind then you can see Arne Egil Tønset, chairman BP Norway and member of BPI, and Helge Lyngmoe, member of the international Board.

Robert Sandström, Chairman of the international Board

This happened today, Friday 21:

Arrival delegations

12:00 – 23:00
Registration at the hotel

13:00
Lunch at Radisson

17:20
Arrival delegations from Murmansk and Archangelsk

CANCEL (Ash from Eyjafjallajokull on Island.)

20:00

Arrival delegations from Sweden, Finland and Karelia

20:00

Dinner at Radisson

21:30

Film at the hotell: From Vardø with Love – a Russian-Norwegiandocumentary about music and good neighbours in The Cold War; about  ordinary people and neighbours, living on the top of Europe during the Cold War, when mutual suspicion and power games ruled international politics and relations between East and West.

CANCEL (Film stop in Tromsø.)

A story about a little brass band from the island of Vardø in North-eastern Norway and their adventurous trip to Murmansk in 1959.

Without any visas, exuberantly defying bureaucracy and the cold war, Vardø Town Band set off in a fishing boat to visit their Soviet neighbours. It became a trip they never would forget, and it would have major consequences.

Social gathering at the hotel.

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