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The 29th Midnight Sun Film Festival held in Sodankylä, Lapland, wrapped up Sunday. 25,000 visitors flocked to see films in the northern cult festival.

KAUTOKEINO: Even though the Kildin Sámi language is at risk of dying out, the culture and traditions can be saved through music.

Solovki

-The projected 100 meter high statue of Christ will ruin the landscape of the Solovki archipelago, director of the local museum says. Famous Russian architect Zurab Tsereteli still wants his monumental work to be placed on the far northern island.

The Kola Peninsula

For a three month test period there will be weekly radio broadcastings in kildin sami language for all radio listeners in Murmansk Oblast.

Barentsphoto.com

The Norwegian Governor of Svalbard has requested the Pomor Museum in the Russian settlement of Barentsburg to hand over historical objects, which he believes are poorly preserved by the Russians. However, the Pomor Museum refuses.

The Norwegian and Russian ministers of culture signed a three year detailed cooperation programme in Moscow on Sunday.

Pikene på broen office building

Address: Storgata 8, PB 180, 9915 Kirkenes :: On the map
Tel: (+47) 78 99 38 79, Tel/Fax: (+47) 78 99 38 78, Mob: (+47) 91 68 17 41
E-mail: [email protected]
Web: www.pikene.no

Samovarteateret

Address: Kirkenes, Presteveien :: On the map
Tel: +47 78 99 24 68, Fax: +47 78 99 37 53
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.samovar.no

Kirkenes library

Address: Dr. Wessels gate 18 (the town square), 9900 Kirkenes :: On the map
Tel: +47 78 99 32 51, Fax: +47 78 99 31 54
E-mail: [email protected] Website: http://www.sorvaranger.folkebibl.no

Address: Parkveien 19, 9900 Kirkenes :: On the map
Post: PO.Box 142, 9915 Kirkenes
Tel: +47 78 97 76 35, +47 47 64 45 19, +47 48 17 49 89 (mob)
E-mail: [email protected]

Address: Boks 345, 9915 Kirkenes
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.fotoklubb.net

Do you seek information about culture in Sør-Varanger or Pechenga?
Underneath is a list of institutions and facilities on both sides of the border.

Address: P.O. Box 17, 9915 Kirkenes

Address: P.O. Box 438, 9900 Kirkenes

Kirkenes Jazz- og Rockeklubb

E-mail: [email protected].
Website: www.kirkenesjazz.no
Facebook: Kirkenes Jazz- og rockeklubb