Category / Barents Spektakel
A new wave of industrialisation is on the way throughout the borderlands with maritime and land-based industrial infrastructure coming more into focus on both sides of the Russian-Norwegian border. Municipal and federal governments are scrambling to build capacity, discover resources and reinvent their nations Arctic industries on land and at sea.
We are excited to announce our music programme for the Barents Spektakel 2017 is expanding with Bergen’s The Megaphonic Thrift joining the line-up for Friday’s double concert at Ofelas Arena.
We are excited to announce North Norwegian artist Inge Bremnes will perform at the 2017 Barents Spektakel!
Take a look back at Taibola Assemble’s journey from the forests of the Arkhangelsk Oblast to the Opening Show of the Barents Spektakel 2016!
The festival theme for the 2016 Barents Spektakel is Rethinking Location – this theme forms the basis for the program of visual art exhibitions, public discussions and the Visual Art Seminar. The artworks for the 2016 Barents Spektakel reflect and discuss the vulnerability of our sense of place; whilst simultaneously exploring if our identity is…
Ola from Finnmark meets Tanja from Kola. They fall in love, Tanja abandons her past and moves with her son to her new husband. Through joys and challenges of their mixed marriage we get a glimpse into today’s Russia-Norwegian borderland across cultural and social norms and values.