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  • Uutiset — Valhalla
    Network for Children and Culture Børnekulturens Netværk is launching a digital map of young people s activities which provides an excellent overview of young people s networks festivals centres of youth culture and projects aimed at involving and implemented by young people all over Denmark Read More Published 2011 12 21 Four Nordic authors visiting 1 500 students in Norway Four prominent children and youth writers from Sweden and Denmark are coming to Norway In the course of one week they are to visit more than 30 schools in Norway Read More Published 2011 11 18 Competition for creating innovative arts venues for children and young people in Norway Arts Council Norway is launching a website which has been designed to present the five winning proposals in the competition for creating an innovative arts venue for children and young people Read More Published 2011 11 18 Norwegian school gets boost from Australia Anne Bamford the acclaimed Australian professor of creativity has visited Norway to investigate the state of arts and cultural education in the country Read More Published 2011 11 18 Children start using media already as infants a Finnish survey The Finnish Society for Media Education has conducted a survey of media habits among the children who are aged from 0 to 8 years The following media were included in the survey books radio audio recordings television digital photography digital games the Internet and mobile telephones The conclusions of the survey are that the media culture starts constituting a part of children s everyday lives already at a very early age Read More Published 2011 11 18 Common Nordic tournament to be held during the Nordic Day of Games on the 12th of November 2011 The Nordic Day of Games 2011 will be held on Saturday the 12th of November by the Finnish Norwegian Swedish and Danish libraries The Day of Games is an initiative by the national libraries and the Nordic Game Programme The event was held for the first time last year Read More Published 2011 10 31 Efforts by children at Arkki show results in the context of construction and urban planning in Helsinki Achieving three dimensional dreams Arkki the School of Architecture for Children and Young People is offering basic education in architecture to pupils in the Helsinki region The curriculum offered here could be considered to be the most versatile in the world both in terms of the content of education and the courses offered by the school The school is run by a supporting organisation Read More Published 2011 10 20 Architecture and Design for Children and Youth has been released The Danish Network for Children and Culture Børnekulturens Netværk has recently published an English version of the publication BØRN RUM FORM CHILDREN SPACES FORM Now also foreigners can gain an insight into the sort of work already being done around Denmark to present architecture and design to children Read More Published 2011 10 20 CORAL CHORALE an opera for babies at the

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    12 14 From 10 to 110 painting schools in Denmark Painting schools have established themselves in Denmark with an explosive expansion In the course of twenty years the number of painting schools has increased from 10 to 110 And the schools are becoming bigger and more professional Read More Published 2010 12 14 Music builds bridges between the youngest pupils in the West Nordic region Last week the youngest pupils in Nuuk received a shot of Icelandic culture when Duo Stemma visited secondary schools in the Greenlandic capital The tour was a result of co operation with NAPA the Nordic Institute in Greenland Read More Published 2010 12 14 Arts project at the Hersleb School in Oslo Alt for Hersleb is an art project managed by Ebba Moi Stefan Schrøder and Helen Eriksen in co operation with the teachers and pupils of the 10th year at the Hersleb School in Oslo On the homepage of the Norwegian Kunstløftet one can follow the art project Alt for Hersleb s progress throughout the school year 2010 2011 Read More Published 2010 12 14 Who is the author of the best Danish book for children The Child Literature Society in Denmark has challenged a number of experts to point out the candidates for the Prize of Books for Children 2010 by the Ministry of Culture Read about the books and discuss them on the new blog dedicated to literature for children Read More Published 2010 12 14 Handbook on cultural educational work at school The website of Kulturkatalogen Väst contains material that can be useful as a source of inspiration in the work with culture pedagogy for children and young people Here one can find handbooks on cultural educational work at school action plans for the work with culture for children and young people and samples of cultural educational projects that have been implemented at nursery schools and schools Read More Published 2010 12 14 From 10 to 110 painting schools in Denmark Painting schools have established themselves in Denmark with an explosive expansion In the course of twenty years the number of painting schools has increased from 10 to 110 And the schools are becoming bigger and more professional Read More Published 2010 12 14 Why all these picture book series Today a cultural policy that aims at quality and broadness in relation to books for children is more important than ever before The latest investigation of the cultural situation recommended that the concept of quality should be eliminated I think this is not serious To stop publishing analytical reviews in favour of more superficial reading tips is not serious either The discussion about good bad portraying of literary characters by mean of text and pictures individual expression the ability to produce dramatic narrative and analysis of contents is as important as the cultural subsidies and is called for on many levels Read More Published 2010 11 09 Barents Passion Week a celebration of the good life in Barents Barents Regional Youth

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    to grown up people and Youth Forum provokes young people to discuss issues of the future by means of a competition with the title What new subjects will be taught in the compulsory school in the year 2020 Read More Published 2009 12 07 Children s stories take form in Radio Sweden The Club of Radio Writers from the Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company UR give shape to texts written by children aged from 8 to 13 years The stories of this season are mystical and dark and sometimes even surprising and strong Read More Published 2009 12 07 Culture for all in Denmark On the 2nd of December 2009 the Danish Minister of Culture launched a new strategy of cultural policy Culture for All Children and young people are one of the seven focal areas in the strategy Read More Published 2009 12 07 Exhibition Hand made drawings from National Museum By means of illustrations of books for children and portraits the Swedish National Museum would like to demonstrate how the gender norms have varied over the centuries The museum has invited Stina Wirsén a fashion illustrator and author of children s books to conduct a dialogue with the drawings present in the museum Read More Published 2009 12 07 Nordic Climate Day and the portal klimanorden org Nordic Climate Day 2009 is one of the initiatives in connection with the UN climate summit in Copenhagen COP15 The objective of the Climate Day is to provide a boost to the teaching of climate and environmental issues among young people in the Nordic Region Another objective is establishing a joint Nordic portal for climate education The Climate Day will be held on the 11th of November but the work with projects and activities will take place both before and after that day Read More Published 2009 11 05 Philosophy and news delivered by young people on Finland s TV Finland s national public service broadcasting company YLE provides young people with the opportunity of making their voices heard and at the same time takes part in media education of children and young people One can watch and listen to My news Mun uutiset on A tuubi s website but next year the programme will be broadcast on TV Teacher TV s Opettaja tv series of programmes on philosophy I think therefore I am Ajattelen siis olen is being broadcast on TV throughout the autumn of 2009 Read More Published 2009 11 05 LitteraLund a huge success After a week of visits by writers theatre performances and seminars dedicated to children and youth literature the book festival LitteraLund is over for this year The visits by authors from Great Britain including the horror writer Darren Shan and Bali Rai attracted a big audience Read More Published 2009 11 05 Danish diploma education in promotion of child culture In 2006 the Danish Network for Children and Culture Børnekulturens Netværk launched the initiative aimed at developing in service training opportunities for promoters of art

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    other and work together for three days The new Nordic poetry festival will focus on lyric poetry and as an experiment this form of art will be introduced into the school curriculum in a number of towns in the Nordic countries Read More Published 2008 11 18 The Saami Language Prize to Utsjoki and Umeå This year the Nordic Saami Language Prize was shared between the Saami association Sámi Siida in Utsjoki and the teacher of Ume Saami Henrik Barruk The language prize which is worth 12500 Euros is awarded biennially to individuals or organisations that have done valuable work to promote the Saami language Read More Published 2008 11 13 Knowledge of neighbour languages among children and young people in the Nordic countries to be improved A gradual deterioration in language understanding in the Nordic countries during the last 30 years is the basis for a major reorganisation of the Nordic language co operation Special efforts to improve the knowledge of neighbour languages amongst children and young people are being made in order to strengthen the fellowship of languages in the Nordic region Read More Published 2008 11 10 Builders of the Future 2008 day of architecture and design for pupils in Helsinki More than five hundred pupils together with architects and designers spent a whole day working with Hats of the Future at the Cable Factory in Helsinki Builders of the Future the gala event of architecture and design for pupils was held for the first time on the World Architecture Day the 2nd of October 2008 Read More Published 2008 10 10 Palace for children s culture to be established in Stockholm The city of Stockholm and the Stockholm County Council direct their efforts towards a children s cultural centre in central Stockholm The city and county council hope that the state is also going to contribute to the the so called Palace for children s culture Read More Published 2008 10 10 The Cultural Rucksack to be tested in Düsseldorf The schools in Düsseldorf Germany test a model similar to the the Dutch and Norwegian schemes for culture in school Kulturgutscheine and Den kulturelle skolesekken The Cultural Rucksack Read More Published 2008 10 10 Listaleypurin the cultural rucksack in the Faeroe Islands The three year pilot project Listaleypurin has started its second year and comprises 55 school visits throughout the school year 2008 09 Read More Published 2008 09 30 The Finnish National Opera focuses on pupils Opera for the entire nation The goal set by the Finnish National Opera also includes children and young people The National Opera s division for co operation with the audience organises courses of artistic training for teachers and pupils Every year ca 12 000 teachers and pupils take part in the projects Read More Published 2008 09 30 Think Big Think Barents active youth cooperation in the Barents region The countries in the Barents region have much in common which is a natural basis for cooperation A big challenge

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    can play with letters and in the Cave of Fairy tales they can find characters from fairy tales and myths Read More Published 2007 11 06 Help in setting up Homework Cafés in Denmark Read More Published 2007 11 06 First House of Literature in Norway Can you imagine yourself sitting and reading a book in a room named Scheherazade after the story teller in One Thousand and One Nights Or listening to music in a room named after Nedjma a girl everyone falls in love with You can actually do this and a lot of other things in the House of Literature that was opened in Oslo on the 5th of October this year Read More Published 2007 11 06 The LitteraLund Festival a great success in Sweden Success is the proper word to describe the LitteraLund Festival with writers of books for children and young people invading Lund in Southern Sweden The programme of the literary week for children young people and adults offered seminars on children s and youth literature for adults and recitations by children Schools were invited to workshops and meetings with authors Friday was dedicated to meetings between youngsters and authors and Saturday was the day of children Read More Published 2007 11 06 The Norwegian Youth Festivals of Art 2008 The Norwegian Youth Festivals of Art UKM is a cultural initiative for children and youngsters and local youth festivals of art are held all over Norway Here you can show what you can do whether it is dance sculpture music acting or other forms of culture or art Local youth festivals of art will take place in the spring of 2008 Afterwards some of the participants will advance to the National Festival to be held next summer Read More Published 2007 11 06 Media education for Finnish children guidance of educators Media literacy critical analysis of the media and media production are an important part of education in most schools in Finland already Educators working with children and young people and parents believe that media education is an important subject They hope that media education is to become a part of regular education and not only something that exists as a workshop or training dependent on an individual teacher s interest Read More Published 2007 11 06 The day of readings during the Nordic Library Week On Monday the 12th of November at 7 p m thousands of people in some 2000 places all around the Nordic and Baltic countries will gather in libraries and assembly rooms to have a pleasant time The event called Skumringstimen The Twilight Hour revives the Nordic story telling tradition In the morning on the same day children in kindergartens and schools in all the Nordic countries will take part in the event called Morgengry Daybreak and enjoy prose readings Read More Published 2007 10 08 Ønskebok something for you There exist lots of fantastic books but how can one find the right one The database Ønskebok no

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    stay for a certain period of time The Danish Arts Council the Network for Children and Culture and the Danish National Library Authority have produced a common database of artists who work with children Read More Published 2006 12 10 No panic among Danish parents The Danish Media Council for Children and Young People has announced the results of a survey that reveals the attitudes of Danish parents towards children and young people playing computer games And the parents are mostly positive Read More Published 2006 12 10 Nordic young people s wishes for the future Choir singing Christmas presents to the ministers and a new website were some of the means that were employed when the Nordic Youth Panel presented young people s wishes for the future to the Ministers of Nordic Co operation in Copenhagen on the 8th of December Read More Published 2006 12 10 Dvoted new website for young Nordic filmmakers Today the website www dvoted net will be launched and thus young Nordic filmmakers are going to get a new meeting place on the Web Read More Published 2006 11 29 The new Nordic cultural co operation Children and young people are going to remain among the priorities of the new Nordic cultural co operation Read More Published 2006 11 22 Nordic Institute in Greenland bolsters its efforts in the field of children s and youth culture Starting with the year 2007 the Nordic Institute in Greenland NAPA is going to do its best to take the opportunity of coming closer to the Nordic countries and the Nordic countries coming closer to Greenland A special attention is going to be focused on the work in the field of children s and youth culture Read More Published 2006 11 22 New report on children s and their parents attitude towards media consumption The Swedish Media Council has conducted a second survey Ungar Medier Youth the Media Read More Published 2006 11 22 NORDIC LOOK for St Petersburg s Admiralty Needle Presentation of Nordic fashion at the competition of young designers in St Petersburg Read More Published 2006 11 22 New Norwegian National Centre for Arts and Culture in Education Bodø University College is the place where the National Centre for Arts and Culture in Education is going to be located Read More Published 2006 11 22 Healthy food for children and young people The Norwegian Ministry of Agriculture and Food has initiated the Lilliput and Green Table project with the aim of making Norwegian children eat more fruit and vegetables Read More Published 2006 11 22 Nordic Library Week in Lithuania The annual Nordic Library Week that celebrates its 10 years anniversary in the Nordic countries this year will be arranged in Lithuania for the 9th time Read More Published 2006 11 13 The Nordic Library Week celebrates its 10th anniversary On the 13th 19th of November 2006 the Nordic Library Week will be held for the 10th year running Read More Published 2006 11 08

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    happening in a private home sounds music performance theatre poetry Read More Published 2005 12 23 The Conference Nordic Languages in Lithuanian Schools Nov 28 29 2005 As a result of the conference a network of Nordic language schools has been established in Lithuania Read More Published 2005 12 23 Conference for young people from the peripheries of the Nordic region The conference Ung i Utkant Young people in the peripheries will be held on January 13th 15th 2006 The conference addresses youngsters from the peripheries in the Nordic region Read More Published 2005 12 23 The National Council for Children launches a new information website for children On January 1st 2006 the National Council for Children opens a new information website with the goal of informing and consulting children on their rights and possibilities to make complaints Read More Published 2005 12 23 Children s culture in abundance Forum in Copenhagen for the third time now would like to invite all the kids in the city to a three day children s culture Eldorado in January Grown ups are also welcome Read More Published 2005 12 23 Nominations for the West Nordic Council s Children and Young People s Literature Prize National committees in Greenland Iceland and the Faeroe Islands have submitted their nominations for the prize to be awarded in August 2006 Read More Published 2005 12 23 Human library in Iceland In connection with the art festival Unglist Listahátíð held in Reykjavik on November 4th 12th Hitt Husid a centre for youth culture and information in Reykjavik organised a human library Valhalla s Icelandic editor was one of the organisers and here comes her report Read More Published 2005 12 23 NAPA on a workshop tour for pupils in Northern Greenland Read More Published 2005 12 23 International research and special performances at biennale of dramatic art for children The Swedish special interest organisation Teatercentrum has been granted 600 000 Swedish kronor from the Swedish National Council for Culture to organise a biennale of dramatic art for children in Lund in May 2006 Read More Published 2005 12 23 Candidates nominated to the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 138 persons and institutions have been nominated to the world s largest award for children s and youth literature Read More Published 2005 12 23 The Swedes open a folk high school in Kaliningrad Read More Published 2005 12 23 Art and culture in kindergartens Teaching curricula are about to be introduced in kindergartens and other day care institutions in Denmark The curricula among other things are to ensure that art and culture should be introduced to children Read More Published 2005 12 23 Conference on Children and culture in theory and methods On December 15th 17th 2005 Schæffergården in Copenhagen Denmark will be hosting the first of the 3 conferences on Nordic children s culture in the 21st century Read More Published 2005 11 29 Children s humour in a Nordic project He laughs best who laughs most is

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    14 What is a spunk Literature plays an important role in children s language learning language culture and media culture Read More Published 2004 12 08 The Nordic countries contribute A new book on the role of the Nordic countries in the new Europe Read More Published 2004 12 08 Nordic computer games New game or game over Read More Published 2004 12 08 Ministry of Culture charts the situation of children s culture in Sweden Read More Published 2004 12 06 The Council on Media Violence changes name and direction Read More Published 2004 12 06 The Dream House documented in book form Read More Published 2004 12 02 Theatre is it something worthwhile for school What happens exactly when a class of pupils goes to the theatre Read More Published 2004 12 02 Report on children s reading habits in the Nordic countries Swedish children read the most Read More Published 2004 11 23 Nordmål Forum 2004 The main subject of Nordmål Forum 2004 is The language in children s and youth literature Read More Published 2004 11 03 Do you subscribe to Valhalla Read More Published 2004 10 29 Young in the North 2004 Ung i Norden 2004 On June 28th July 4th more than 200 youngsters from all over the Nordic region gathered to take part in a Nordic culture festival in Hurup which is a small town in northwest Denmark Read More Published 2004 10 25 Nordic Panorama 2004 Nordic Panorama is the largest short and documentary film festival in the Nordic countries Read More Published 2004 10 25 Facelift for Valhalla The Valhalla website has had a facelift to make it better reflect what is happening in Nordic children s and youth culture Read More Published 2004 10 05 Nordic Net arena for youngsters

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