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.
Youths rights in the Barents Region
Photo: Jonas Sjökvist Karlsbakk
The 11th of june is the premierdate for the pilot of the documentary for the Barents Regional Commity in Tromsö,Norway.The youth in the Barents region has never before been interviewed about their human rights on film.
– It has been really interesting to meet the youth, says Adam W. Zetterqvist who is making the documentary together with Caroline Ohlsson and Kim Miell, two young filmers from Filmpool Nord in Luleå, Sweden.
– It feels really nice to make this documentary, especially this year when Sweden is the chaircountry of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council, says Adam W. Zetterqvist.
- It has been really fun to travel together with the filmcrew and I have learn alot, says Caroline Olsson.
Adam W. Zetterqvist