Culture in the Barents region
The Barents region is a unique area in terms of both its history and its culture. It is a region with numerous cultures and languages. The wealth of the region is its cultural diversity and the cultural cooperation increases mutual understanding and respect.
Culture plays a fundamental role in human and regional development in the Barents Region. The Barents culture cooperation has enabled public authorities at national and regional levels to establish meeting places and common arenas for project development, information exchange and knowledge building. It has also helped to create personal contacts and networks throughout the region.
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Some main festivals