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.
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.