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.
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