PAJALA. From the 1980’s, listeners in Norrbotten county have been able to listen to the weekly radio programme ”Barentssamtalet” (The Barents Conversation) . Swedish-speaking radio correspondents from all Barents countries discuss current topics in a relaxed manner. The programme is led by Hans Oja (Pajala), and with him are: Elisabeth Sultanayeva (Petrozavodsk), Eero Säily (Kemi), Nina Einem (Tromsö) and Alexander Kazymirov (Murmansk). During 25 minutes they talk about what’s going on in the Barents Region, with the aim to create a better understanding of life in neighboring countries.
UPDATE: Unfortunately, the program was ended in 2015.