3-4 June Kirkenes declaration- 2 is to be signed in Norway's Kirkenes. This document will determine the strategies for further development of cooperation in the Barents Region for the next few decades. Barents secretariat is planning to invite a group of journalists from Murmansk and Arkhangelsk regions and from Karelia to cover the event.
April 25-28 in the city of Apatity there was held the XVIII Conference of the international journalists network Barents Press International. More than a hundred participants from Norway, Finland, Sweden and Russia discussed the issues of journalism and the processes occurring in the Barents region.
In Petrozavodsk there took place a webinar where journalists discussed the topic "The authorities in the role of the media regulator: interaction with the media or the suppression of the media?" Participants in the webinar via the internet were also colleagues from Murmansk and Archangelsk regions.
Looking forward to Northern Character
Acceptance of applications for participation in the Third International Festival of TV programs and films Northern Character has completed.
The event is organised by TV-21 broadcasting company with support of the international association of journalists Barents Press, "Norilsk nickel" Company, "Media platform" Company, Norwegian Barents-secretariat, "Companion" Company and park-in hotel "Polyarnie Zori".
This year festival has collected much more works of the Russian and foreign TV reporters. 22 works came from Russian journalists from Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Petrozavodsk, Kirov, Syktyvkar, Arkhangelsk, Salekhard, Ekaterinburg, Ryazan, the cities of Sovietsky (Tyumen region), Korjazhma (Arkhangelsk region), Monchegorsk, Kandalaksha and Murmansk. 14 works were sent by our Norwegian and 10 by Swedish colleagues.
The present festival is rich with documentary films and programs about culture. The program of the Third International Festival of TV programs and films Northern Character differs from the previous ones: festival redesign has changed, open shows for all comers are provided.
The Third International festival of TV programs and films «Northern character» will take place in Murmansk on November, 16-18.
Tanslated by: Tatiana Polkova