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Nov 11, 2014

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.

Nov 10, 2014
22 October Rovaniemi (Finland) hosted a forum of Barents region mass media editors in the framework of Barents Mediasphere project. This was the second meeting in this format, and the first one was held a year ago in Kirkenes (Norway).
Nov 4, 2014

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.

 

BPI board meeting in Levy

Nov 13, 2010


In Levy (Finland) on 30 October there took place a regular board meeting of Barents Press International. The crucial point was: the annual meeting of Barents Press International in 2011.

 



Participants discussed important Russian Barents Press issues: BPI Web-site financial support, funding of which has already finished at the end of October, new project of international Barents Mediasphere collaboration, idea of carrying Internet seminars, so called webinars.

The sorrowful situation of Kola radio in Lovozero was also discussed – there were enough people and investment to keep the radio working, but still it doesn’t work.

National boardd of Russia, Finland, Norway and Sweden presented reports concerning the previous year work and the next year projects.

It was agreed that the following annual Barents Press international meeting will take place in Levy from 5 till 8 May in 2011. The agenda and topics of the reports will be detailed, but it's already known that journalists will be taken to the gold-mine situated not far from Levy.

 

Olga Shcherbakova, BP board member,

nwspaper «2х2», Apatity, Murmansk area

 

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