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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".

Dec 12, 2014
In Petrozavodsk there was held a seminar for journalists of regional newspapers and administrations’ press services. It was organized by Regional branch of the Popular Front of Karelia, the Ministry of the Republic of Karelia for national politics, relations with public and religious associations and mass media and journalistic network Barents Press International.
Dec 1, 2014

In February 2015 after two years, the Norwegian Kirkenes will again meet the grand festival Barents Spectacle. The Barents Secretariat invites a group of 10 Russian journalists to arrive in Kirkenes from 4 to 8 February 2015.

 

Press conference on the Internet!

Feb 25, 2010


Barents Reunion invites journalists in the Barents region to participate in an on-line press-conference about the Barents Entrepreneur of the year 2010 award for excellence in this field. The press-release is available here.

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 in the Barents Region to take part in a press conference to be held on Friday, February 26.

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 folkhőgskolan 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: info@barentsreunion.com or using this link.

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 (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).

Barents Reunion
c/o Merja Pikkuaho
953 85 Haparanda
+46 (0)922 150 00
www.barentsreunion.com
info@barentsreunion.com

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