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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".

 

Barents Reunion convention — press invitation

Jun 15, 2010


Welcome to attend the annual convention organized by the organization Barents Reunion, on the 16-17th of June, 2010 in Haparanda-Tornio.


This year's theme for the Convention is Tourism Without Borders.

PRESS-RELEASE

BARENTS ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR 2010
• € 5 000 award for successful entrepreneurship within tourism and creative business in the Barents Region
• Expanded Barents Reunion convention in June 2010

The Barents Reunion governing board invites all media and anybody who is interested in the Barents Region and Barents Reunion.

The participants are:
• Raimo Ronkanen mayor of Tornio
• Sven-Erik Bucht, mayor of Haparanda
• Christina Lugnet, Director of the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth
• Susanne Wallin, Ikea Haparanda/Tornio

Local media are invited to Sverigefinska folkhögskolan in Haparanda at 10.00 CET (11.00 Finnish time, 12.00 Moscow time).

Other media can follow the press conference online at Barents Reunion website.
Media not present at the press conference can ask questions either by mail or using this website.

The press conference will be held in Swedish and Finnish.
Questions can be asked and will be answered in Swedish, Finnish or Russian.

Telephone interviews directly after the press conference (est. 11.00 CET):
Sven-Erik Bucht, mayor of Haparanda: + 46 705 619 252 (Swedish)
Raimo Ronkanen, mayor of Tornio: +358 405 582 202 (Finnish)
Malcolm Dixelius, Barents Reunion board: +46 704 222 650 (Russian).

 

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