24-28 June WCSJ2013 to be held in Helsinki. Nordic Journalist Centre provides grant for Barents Russia journalists to participate in the conference
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.Nordic Journalist Centre from Denmark also supports this project.
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.
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.