XII International Festival of Cinematic Debuts “Spirit of Fire” ended. Once again, under the leadership of festival president Emir Kusturica, thanks to general partner Gazprom Neft, general media partner Gazprom-Media, and communications partner Roscongress Foundation, professionals, experts, art connoisseurs and film lovers met in Yugra.



On March 20, 2024, the acceptance of applications for participation in the special nomination of the International Organization of Northern Regions “Northern Forum” during the XXII International Festival of Cinematic Debuts “Spirit of Fire” ended.


On March 18, Northern Forum Executive Director Vladimir Vasilyev and Deputy Executive Director Daryana Maximova met with Yulia Maloivan, Head of Event Projects of the Andrey Melnichenko Foundation, and Vladimir Chesnokov, Creative Director of the Foundation.



The Northern Youth Forum, the National Library of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) branch "DTC - Reading Center", ANO "Cholbon" with the support of the Northern Forum initiate the I Interregional Youth Festival "Arctic BookFest" in March 2024.



Since July 2023 Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra has assumed the chairmanship in the International Organization of Northern Regions "Northern Forum". Taking into account the chairmanship of Ugra in the Northern Forum, it was decided to establish a special prize for the International Festival of Cinematic Debuts "Spirit of Fire".



On behalf of the Northern Forum Secretariat, I warmly and cordially congratulate the beautiful half of humanity on this bright and inspiring spring holiday and wish you all the best!



On the eve of International Women's Day, Moscow hosted the Women's Forum on March 5-6, 2024, which took place at the Russia exhibition at VDNKh.



The round table "International Cooperation: Opportunities and Prospects" turned out to be extremely interesting, and all speakers were unanimous in their opinion that it is necessary to make common efforts, step by step, to normalize relations in the Arctic.



On March 5-6, 2024, Moscow will host the IX International Scientific and Practical Conference “Far East and Arctic: Sustainable Development”, the main organizer of which is our long-time partner the Interregional Scientific, Technological, Business and Educational Partnership “Sustainable Development of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation”.




The Northern Forum Secretariat announces an annual international competition for the best media coverage of the activities of The Northern Forum among media representatives, bloggers and students.



With the assistance of the Ministry of External Relations and Peoples Affairs of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and the Northern Forum, twinning ties have been established with the Soums of Mongolia.



Delegations from the Namsky and Verkhoyansky uluses of the Sakha Republic, headed by Northern Forum Executive Director Vladimir Vasilyev, arrived in the town of Arvaikheer of the Ovurkhangai aimak of Mongolia.