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Sunday, 29.03.2015, 15:26
The annual Latvian Literature Award's experts' committee has decided to present the Lifetime Achievement Award to poet, translator and publisher Leons Briedis for his contribution to Latvian poetry, fostering intellectual thought in Latvia, and for the works he has translated into Latvian, informs LETA.
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Police in Latgale Province (eastern Latvia) have started three separate criminal processes in regard to the recent plundering of several ancient burial sites in Latgale.
Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevicius has met with the first in-coming Ambassador of Israel to Lithuania Amir Maimon. The prime minister has welcomed the newly-appointed ambassador, discussed prospects for cooperation, and touched on other topical matters, reported LETA/ELTA the press service of the prime minister.
The Immovable Cultural Heritage Assessment Council (NTPVT) decided to ignore the conclusion of the Cultural Heritage Centre (KPC) and not to exclude the sculptures of Vilnius Green Bridge from the list of protected cultural monuments, reports LETA/ELTA.
On 3 February 2015, the annual Latvia-India political consultations took place with Andrejs Pildegovics, State Secretary of the Foreign Ministry of Latvia, and Navtej Singh Sarna, Secretary (West) of the Ministry of External Affairs of the Republic of India, reports BC the Latvian MFA.
Reconstruction costs of the Latvian National Museum of Art will increase by EUR 1.2 million, as the newspaper "Diena" reports, cites LETA.
Lithuania will establish a consulate general in Los Angeles, making it the country's first consulate general in the West Coast of the United States, informs LETA/ELTA.