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  • Har du lyst til å være frivillig under Norges mest grensekryssende festival? Vi trenger hjelp fra deg!

    Uten engasjerte frivillige er Barents Spektakel rett og slett umulig å gjennomføre, og for oss er entusiasmen som kommer gjennom det frivillige arbeidet en av grunnpilarene til festivalen. Som frivillig under Barents Spektakel får du tildelt varierte oppgaver som til tider krever mye ansvar. Du opplever festivalen fra innsiden og er fra start til slutt en viktig og selvsagt del av festivalteamet.

  • Long Live Sjømannsklubben

    All good things come to an end and today we say goodbye to the iconic Seaman’s Club / Sjømannsklubben / Клуб моряков on Kirkenes’ industrial quay. The Kirkenes landmark, that in its heyday welcomed sailors from all over the world, will soon be torn down to make way for further development of the Kirkenes harbour side.…

  • The Traavik.Info and Barents Spektakel «The Trial of the Century» Wins the Norwegian Critics’ Association Prize for Theatre.

    The Norwegian Critics’ Association has awarded the Traavik.Info and Barents Spektakel project «The Trial of the Century» the 2017 Critics Prize for Theatre. The announcement came at the official press conference held on 28th September at Litteraturhuset in Oslo.

  • “Undercurrents” Trailer by Voldemārs Johansons Released

    The production trailer for the new cinematic installation “Undercurrents” by Voldemārs Johansons has been released!! The project, that has been produced in collaboration with Pikene på Broen and our BAR International artist in residency program, will be premiered at the 2018 Barents Spektakel.

  • Trial of the Century Nominated for Performance of the Year 2017

    The Norwegian Critics’ Association has announced the candidates for its 2017 annual Critics’ Prize, among them the Trial of the Century for Best Theatre Performance. From the jury’s motivation: «Trial of the Century is a self-evident candidate for this year’s Prize, a theatre project that set its own agenda for one of the most burning issues of…

  • DMZ Academy: Modern Art Enters North Korea

    Pikene på Broen’s artistic director Luba Kuzovnikova will this week travel to North Korea to take part in the DMZ Academy with Headmaster Morten Traavik. The DMZ Academy presents the first-ever contemporary arts symposium and workshop in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), August 26 – September 4, 2017. 7 international contemporary artists…

  • Our Last Day at Storgata 8 – Farewell to Pikene’s Old Home

    We have called the little red house next to the Kimek hanger home and written much of Pikene’s history between its walls – from spontaneous parties and creative discussions with artists from all over the world, to marathon meetings and all night work sessions; from small concerts and impromptu performances, to artist presentations and lively discussions; plus countless hours working to produce both large and small cultural productions in the Barents Region.

  • Voldemārs Johansons and Māris Maskalāns Filming Across Frozen Svalbard

    Artist and composer Voldemārs Johansons from Riga (Latvia), together with cinematographer Māris Maskalāns and a supporting film crew, have just finished their production residency in Svalbard.  The group started their research and filming in Longyearbyen, travelling as far as the only two roads can get you – one towards Bjørnedalen, and the other towards Mine…
  • Pikene på Broen Contributors at the First Arctic Arts Summit in Harstad

    Pikene på Broen is pleased to be contributing to the program of the Arctic Arts Summit in Harstad on the 21st and 22nd of June. The 2017 Arctic Arts Summit is the first ever summit and conference where all eight Arctic countries participate in highlighting circumpolar arts and culture. Along with ministers and politicians from all the Arctic countries who will present thoughts on how they read the Arctic culture and the Arctic art scene today. The Arctic Arts Summit will feature a wide range of thematic sessions hosted by Arctic arts institutions and organisations.

  • The Final Stages of Renovation at Pikene på Broen’s New Space

    The final stages of renovation at Pikene på Broen’s new exhibition and workshop space are now underway.  The delicate work of finishing touches and final details has now taken over from the construction phase of the previous months. This week, artist Ina Otzko visited Kirkenes to take part in the final stages of transforming the…