International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics
Tuesday, 09.02.2016, 17:50
Latvian Culture Minister Dace Melbarde (National Alliance) in an interview with Latvian Television on Tuesday spoke evasively about possibilities to renovate the historical building of Riga Circus and its future in general, informs LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Culture, Latvia, Legislation, Markets and Companies, Real Estate
February 9 is the birthday of Alisher Navoi, the glorious son of the Uzbek people. This date is annually widely celebrated in all cities and regions of the country. In Tashkent, the poet’s admirers, as usual on this day, will gather at the foot of the majestic monument to Alisher Navoi, which is located in the National Park of Uzbekistan named after him, to pay tribute to the great ancestors.
Estonian writer Jaan Kaplinski has been awarded the prestigious European Prize for Literature, news portal of the public broadcaster ERR reports, cites LETA/BNS.
The Integration and Migration Foundation Our People (MISA) in Estonia has for the first time launched a call for projects targeting Estonian cultural associations abroad, informs LETA/BNS.
“Finland-Russia Society” is a non-governmental organization whose task is to support Finnish-Russian cooperation on a nongovernmental level in cultural, environmental and economic affairs. We have altogether five regional offices in Finland: Oulu (Northern Finland), Kuopio (Eastern Finland), Tampere (Western Finland), Helsinki (Southern Finland) and Turku (Southwestern Finland).
Municipal authorities in Riga are reporting that the tremendous interest in the newly reconstructed National Museum of Art, has (Kr.Valdemara St.) resulted in 125,000 persons taking advantage of the five-day "open house" policy, informs LETA.
The central Bank of Lithuania on December 14th 2015 put in circulation the first Lithuanian anniversary coin – a 2 euro coin dedicated to the Lithuanian language, informs LETA/BNS.