The Annual Barents Press International Conference in April Haparanda appeared unforgettable. According to many in attendance it was one of the best. We are very grateful to the hosts – Barents Press Sweden! What do the young participants think back about? Here’re some viewpoints from different countries.
How can media not lose readers, listeners and viewers and not lose their social role in society? Is journalism to die or to become a new "business niche"? These issues were discussed by journalists from Norway, Finland, Sweden and Russia at the annual conference of the journalistic network Barents Press International in late April in the Swedish city of Haparanda.
The Year of Adventures in Norway
TV-21 from Murmansk and Norwegian company Medvind Media AS have started a unique joint project-serial. During the year young people from different countries are taught to sail in a folk school Malanger in Troms county. The presentation of the project took place in Murmansk.
Katya Kulyasova, the participant of “The Year of Adventures in Norway”“The year in Norway has changed my consciousness…”,
said the eighteen year old Katya Kulyasova from Murmansk. “I want my followers to spend the very same happy year in Norway.”
The girl has an exciting experience to remember, though there were hardships and owing the physical exercise she injured her foot. However, she came to a festive event with a bandaged foot.
Cooperation will be continued
Svetlana Soldatova, TV-21, Murmansk and John Arvid Berger Medvind Media AS, Tromsø
The project coordinator from the Norwegian side John Arvid Berger is happy with the relationships with TV-21. In particular he mentioned great enthusiasm of the Russian company head Svetlana Soldatova.
Svetlana is also satisfied with the partnership and said that from the 17th of January it is going to start “The Year of Adventures in Norway” series about Katya and her friends which will be shown on TV-21 in “Nashe utro” programm. Next time there will be chosen Russian boys and girls who will be the characters of new series.