The festival of documentary films and television programs "Northern Character-2015" will be held 26-28 November in Murmansk at several cultural and artistic sites involving in its orbit people of different ages, occupations and interests.
The Russian legislation on mass media is becoming tougher and more extensive. How can journalists and media work under the circumstances – this was in the focus of discussion at the seminar the Center for Defense of Rights of Journalists and Media (project Barents Press – ed.) held in Murmansk.
"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” - Saint Augustine
Barents Press Sweden has with support by the Swedish Institute and the Northern County Administrative Boards in Sweden been able to travel to Kirkenes and Murmansk. The main focus was to visit and meet with Norwegian and Russian journalists working 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.