Welcome to the Nordic Freelance Seminar 2013 in Majvik near Helsinki, Finland!
The Nordic Freelance Seminar 2013 for journalists will be held 14-16.6.2013 in the beautiful hotel Majvik on the shore of Espoonlahti 25 kilometres by train from downtown Helsinki.
The theme Beyond the Borders will deal with boundaries in all their meanings. The programme will focus on the actual situation in Russia, especially questions about human rights and media ethics. Main topics are also new media, multimedia and pro journalism quality matters. Authors’ rights, documentaries, inter-cultural competence and ethics are also on the agenda. The seminar will mainly be held in English.
Meeting and convention hotel Majvik offers different types of saunas, a swimming pool, a beautiful nature path, an Art Nouveau ”Castle” and good facilities for the traditional brännboll and Nordic song contest. The funk band Eternal Erection takes care of the music and entertainment after the gala banquet on Saturday.
The seminar fee, which includes accommodation and meals, is 290 EUR per person in a double room and 320 EUR in a single room. There is a limited amount of single rooms.
Sign up to your own journalist organization before Monday 29th of April and register at the latest on Sunday 19th of May, when you will be able to choose lectures, inform about allergies etc. The seminar will begin with lunch on Friday and finish with lunch on Sunday. Please see FAQ for more details.