The main part of the Arctic Festival 2022 took place in Akureyri and Reykjavík on 15-18 September. The summary report, including photographic documentation, will be published soon.
On 15 September 2022, the 4th year of the Arctic Festival will begin in Iceland, and it will last until 30 September. A brief history of this traditional festival and its detailed program can be found in the press release and on the festival website. We cordially invite you and look forward to your participation!
The Arctic Festival is a media partner of the Jaroslav Fragner Gallery, which cordially invites you to the opening of the exhibition NORDIC ARCTIC / Sustainable Architecture Beyond the Arctic Circle on Thursday, 8 September 2022. From 6pm there will be a debate with photographers and authors of the exhibition Jiří Havran, Martin Fojtek and Dan Merta, and the opening is scheduled for 19:00. Enjoy! FB event
The recently published CATALOGUE OF NATIONAL POLAR PROGRAMMES AND OTHER LARGE-SCALE PROGRAMMES is available here.
On 28 April 2022, Czech Agricultural University in Prague (CZU) with the support of the partner institutions AUI (Agricultural University of Iceland) in Reykjavík, CICERO (Center for International Climate and Environmental Research) in Oslo and the Nordic Society in Reykjavík applied for financial support concerning preparation and implementation of the Arctic Festival 2022. The grant application for Bilateral Initiatives from the Fund for Bilateral Relations within the EEA and Norway Grants was approved on 30 May 2022. Nowadays, intensive fine-tuning of the AF programme, addressing of participants and selection of topics of the scientific and cultural conference and detailed selection of Arctic-themed films to be screened at the Arctic Film Festival are going on. All information will be gradually added to the Events chapter on the AF website.
Zdeněk Lyčka’s interview for The Polar Connection is available here.
EU-PolarNet (www.eu-polarnet.eu) has just published the “Directory of European Polar Research funding programmes” which is available here.
Download the booklet “Czechs and Alaska” here.
Have a look at a retrospective brochure of the Arctic Festivals 2018, 2019 and 2020-21 HERE.
A Czech Film Day will take place at the cultural centre Katuaq in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, on 19 October 2021. The main guest will be Viktor Zavadil, lead actor in the Czech film Jan Palach (2020). The article in the weekly Sermitsiaq. The article in the weekly Nuuk Ugeavis. The article in the Polish web site of the magazine Zew Pólnocy.