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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".

 

Visit of Foreign Press Association to Murmansk

Sep 16, 2010


15 journalists from Norway, Sweden, Sri Lanka, France, USA and other countries visited Murmansk Region. “ A lot of things has happened in Murmansk since I was there the last time and Teriberka was quite an experience!”, says Björn Lindahl from Svenska Dagbladet, Sweden.

 

 


Foreign Press Association members stop in Nikel.

FPA is an association for foreign correspondents in Norway, aiming to facilitate the work of foreign journalists. It organizes meetings with key politicians, business leaders and other newsmakers, as well as press trips and social events.

Open to all journalists covering Norway for international media, the FPA currently has about 75 members.

Journalists started their Murmansk trip in Kirkenes, than crossed the Russian boarder and visited town Nikel.

Jonas Karlsbakk from the Norwegian Barents- secretariat guided them in the Murmansk Region.  The travelling seminar was devoted to the new opportunities for cooperation in the Barents Region with the regard of Shtokman project development, fishery and   mining industry.
The trip was organized by the Norwegian Barents-secretariat in cooperation with Murmansk regional journalist union and Barents Press.

Elena Larionova

Photo: Björn Lindahl

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