The Barents Spektakel is Norway´s most border-crossing festival!

Pikene på Broen stages Barents Spektakel in Kirkenes, Norway – an international festival consisting of contemporary art, theatre, music, debates, film, performances and a bar concept. Through these different elements the festival becomes a meeting place for everyone with an interest in the cultures and contemporary issues related to the high north.

The 21st edition of the festival will take place 20. – 23. February 2025.

Previous festivals:

[2024] Soft Shields
[2023] TRUST
[2022] Where do we go from here
[2021] The Essentials
[2020] The Russian Connection
[2019] The World’s Northernmost Chinatown
[2018] Trade Low – Score High
[2017] The Industrial Boomerang
[2016] Rethinking Location
[2015] Arctic Take Away
[2013] Ticking Barents
[2012] Dare to Share
[2011] Mind the Map!
[2010] Arctic Calling
[2009] Borders – Control or Rock-n-Roll?
[2008] Border-Crossing Exercises
[2007] Hot Arctic
[2006] Border-Crossing Cooperation and Culture-Trafficing. Artist as a researcher
[2005] Indigenous People, National States and Borders
[2004] Culture and Business. Creative Industries.