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.
Reggae Rock and Rights tour
Photo: Jonas Sjökvist Karlsbakk
The filmcrew followed the Reggae Rock and Rights pilot tour when they met students in secondary schools in all of the Barents countries to look for co-creators and collect ideas for the RRR-tour. The festivaltour starts in february 2011.
– The pilotfilm has given us really good ideas for how the tour should be organized, says Ylva Maria Pavval.
Adam W. Zetterqvist