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  • Ticking Barents by Reconstruction of Utopia, Wach auf! and Spolokhi

    With the opening concert we re-visit the great times of avantgarde ideas, high expectations and dreams for a better future. This production is a collaboration between the projects Reconstruction of Utopia by Peter Aidu and Moscow School of Dramatic Art, Wach auf! by Poing and MajaRatkje from Oslo, and ensemble Spolokhi from Arkhangelsk. The first part of the performance reconstructs sound experiments and post-revolutionary music utopias of the 1920-30s of the Soviet Russia- from noiserhythmusic by Arseny Avraamov to the weird…

  • Becoming Seed

    Since 2008 the French duo, Magali & Cédric, has been on several artistic expeditions in the Arctic, and were inspired by the Arctic landscape and environmental matters, indigenous language and culture. When MagalI &Cédric visited Svalbard, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault and the intention of preserving a wide variety of plant seeds in an underground cavern fascinated them. However, they never entered the vault. Something was to be left for the…

  • Shoyna Dissected – Chests of Sand

    The project of the architect Jan Gunnar Skjeldsøy is a result of several travels to Finnmark and the Kola Peninsula, and more recently his visit to the remote village of Shoyna in the Nenets Okrug. Shoyna was founded in the 1930s by the fishermen and their families. An abundance of fish in the White Sea and the Shoyna river led to prosperity within the collective farm organized there, and by the 1950s some 1,500 people lived in there…

  • Alt for Barents

    Pikene på Broen takker for samarbeidet under Barents Spektakel/Barents Days 2013

  • Barents Liberation Army

    What do we know about Barents Liberation Army? That they view themselves as destined to lead Barents into a new era. That BLA is an anti-colonial movement offering freedom and happiness to the people through enlightenment and actions. BLA moves amongst the people like fish swim through water. By re-defining the status quo, they transform our reality.

  • HRH Crown Prince Haakon attends Barents Spektakel 2013

    Pikene på Broen is honoured to receive the recognition of HRH Crown Prince Haakon during our festival’s 10th anniversary – only two years after HM Queen Sonja opened the festival in 2011.

  • Ticking Barents

    TICKING BARENTS is the slogan for the Barents Spektakel 2013 festival!

  • Yes, We Love This Country!

    The 1st Norwegian Festival in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in Pyongyang, on May 17th, the Norwegian National Day.

  • The World’s Smallest Hotel

    In 2005 Pikene på Broen invited Finnish architect Sami Rintala to make a temporary project in Kirkenes within Barents Triennalen ”Border Dialogues”.

  • The Norwegian Minister of Culture will open Barents Spektakel 2012!

    We are happy to announce that Anniken Huitfeldt, the Norwegian Minister of Culture, will open the Barents Spektakel 2012 festival. Welcome to the festival opening! February 8, Wednesday, Kirkenes Town Square 18:00 Opening show: performance “Herberts’ Dream” by the French street theaterCompagnie des Quidams – the most poetical and dreamy outdoor theater performance Barents Spektakel has ever seen.

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