Here you find all the 24 winners of the BarentsObserver Advent Quiz 2014. New questions online next December.
December 01, 2014
Winners of BarentsObserver’s Advent Quiz:
1st: Peder Roberts, Stockholm, Sweden 2nd: Amund Trellevik, Kirkenes, Norway 3rd: Margrethe Moen, Bergen, Norway 4th: Igor Nikishchenko, Murmansk, Russia 5th: Galina Majorskih, Kristiansand, Norway 6th: Eva Fiskebeck, Vadsø, Norway 7th: Irina Zhilina, Rovaniemi, Finland 8th: Anastasia Sazhenova, Arkhangelsk, Russia 9th: Sven Suup, Haparanda, Sweden 10th: Georgi Mikael Sabeff, Espoo, Finland 11th: Vasilina Dostavalova, Arkhangelsk, Russia 12th: Janne Sjøkvist, Sandnes, Norway 13th: Alexey Sazhenov, Arkhangelsk, Russia 14th: Thomas Engelskjøn, Tromsø, Norway 15th: Viktoria Tsehmestrenko, Arkhangelsk, Russia 16th: Adelheid Westerholt, Luebbecke, Germany 17th: Christian Hirn, Graz, Austria 18th: Jouko Seipäjärvi, Kemi, Finland 19th: Dag Bergheim, Tromsø, Norway 20th: Valentina Dostavalova, Tojma, Russia 21st: Nadezhda Filimonova, St. Petersburg, Russia 22nd: Anna Petrova, Arkhangelsk, Russia 23rd: Frank Strand, Bodø, Norway 24th: Denis Dmitriev, Arkhangelsk, Russia
We congratulate all the winners and everyone participating in our great Advent Quiz about the Barents Region. Next December, we will be online again with new questions and you are of course most welcome to join. Meanwhile, take care, have a great Christmas and New Year holiday, and remember to stay updated with BarentsObserver in 2015!
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