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Wednesday, 22.02.2017, 10:20
Latvian classical conductor Andris Nelsons won a second Grammy Award in his career at a ceremony in Los Angeles last Sunday, the event’s organizers according to the official Grammy Awards website information writes LETA.
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Kaunas, Lithuania. ‘ACME Film‘ announced that last year, 2016, reached totally 16 mln euros of Box Office in Baltic countries from all distributed movies. The main reasons behind the record are the increasing number of distributed movies to these countries, improvement of movies quality and increasing the number of cinema-goers.
A personal exhibition of Latvian artist Tatyana Palchuk "Hymn to Creativity" opened in the art gallery of Rietumu Bank. The exhibition presents a series of works created in the last three years - they will be publicly displayed for the first time.
Last year, Latvian-made films drew a much larger audience than in 2015, according to the film industry statistics released by the National Film Center writes LETA.
The state of Latvia does not own the rights to 973 soviet films shot at the Riga Film Studio from 1964 to May 4, 1990, the Supreme Court ruled today, writes LETA.
European Heritage Congress, the biggest annual event of cultural heritage, is arranged in Turku in Finland on May 11-15, 2017. The highlight of the congress is the European Heritage Award Ceremony in St Michaels Church in Turku, where prizes are presented by Plácido Domingo, the president of Europa Nostra together with EU Commissioner Tibor Navracsics.