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News Latvia » Culture: Demise of ABLV Bank badly hurts Latvian cultural sector: minister

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-04/25/c_137134244.htm
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

RIGA, April 24 (Xinhua) -- The collapse of ABLV Bank, which used to be Latvia's third largest bank by assets, has dealt a blow to the Baltic country's arts and culture sector, Latvian Culture Minister Dace Melbarde said Tuesday. Specifically, the bank's ...

News Latvia » Culture: Audit: tax-payers’ money used inefficiently in professional theaters, music sector in Latvia

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/legislation/?doc=139492
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

differing principles for calculation of state subsidies are the reason the State Audit Office questions efficiency of the Culture Ministry in relation to work with professional theaters and music organizations in Latvia, informs LETA. "Financing for ...

News Latvia » Culture: Latvian Cold War Museum Closing

News channel or source: https://townhall.com/columnists/larryprovost/2018/04/16/latvian-cold-war-museum-closing-n2471199
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Family members would get no answers and leave the building saddened and hopeless, turning back and seeing huge draperies in Cyrillic Russian script, honoring Communism, hanging off the building, in effect trying to destroy the Latvian language, culture ...

News Latvia » Culture: Europe's depopulation time bomb is ticking loudly in the Baltics

News channel or source: https://www.lmtonline.com/news/article/Europe-s-depopulation-time-bomb-is-ticking-loudly-12854809.php
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

"Some people say this city will completely vanish in 40 years." Hazans said emigration is now firmly embedded in Latvian culture. "It's a new normal. Ten years ago, it was still an exotic decision, but now 90 percent of Latvians have friends or relatives ...

News Latvia » Culture: Indian culture set to dominate world, says Harsh Vardhan

News channel or source: http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/dehradun/indian-culture-set-to-dominate-world-says-harsh-vardhan.html
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

He commented this while inaugurating the two- day cultural fest which started at the Baltic Centre at Dev Sanskriti Vishwa Vidyalaya (DSVV) on Monday. The ambassador of Latvia in India Evris Groja and the chancellor of Latvian University Marsis Ojins were ...

News Latvia » Culture: Latvia: language rights

News channel or source: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/opinion/2018/04/197_247071.html
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

The Soviet secret police then murdered or deported most of the Latvian political, intellectual and cultural elite, between 35,000 and 60,000 people. So the Latvians welcomed the German attack on Russia in 1941, which freed Latvia from Soviet occupation ...

News Latvia » Culture: Freedom Month to be marked with different culture and sports events in Latvia

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/baltic_news/?doc=19322
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Latvia will mark the Freedom Month in May with different culture and sports events, said Latvian Culture Minister Dace Melbarde (National Alliance) in an opening event by the Freedom Monument today, reports LETA. One of the central events will be the White ...

News Latvia » Culture: Culture.ee's weekly recommendations: April 23-29

News channel or source: https://news.err.ee/825056/culture-ee-s-weekly-recommendations-april-23-29
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

A selection of cultural events taking place in Estonia this week as curated ... The program is a musical gift to celebrate the 100th birthday of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. New pieces by Latvian and Lithuanian composers, created specifically for ...

News Latvia » Culture: Travels with Charlie: A first look at Latvian city proves to be very deceiving

News channel or source: http://www.readingeagle.com/life/article/travels-with-charlie-a-first-look-at-latvian-city-proves-to-be-very-deceiving
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

It is a city of 800,000 residents who are still shaking off a 20th century that nearly destroyed its native culture. Young children now learn, as a second language, English, not Russian. The Latvian currency is the euro, not the ruble. Buildings ...

News Latvia » Culture: Ten countries to take part in traditional culture forum in Mogilev

News channel or source: http://eng.belta.by/society/view/ten-countries-to-take-part-in-traditional-culture-forum-in-mogilev-111076-2018/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

BelTA learned from the Belarusian Culture Ministry. The forum will be attended by scientists and specialists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Kyrgyzstan, and China. The event will start with a folk art ...