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Thursday, 30.10.2014, 16:25
Today, Latvian Minister of Culture Dace Melbarde and the council members of the long-discussed Museum of Contemporary Art in Riga – Inara Tetereva, Boriss Teterevs, Ernests Bernis and Olegs Fils, signed an agreement of construction for the complex, be located in an uptown area between Hanza, Pulkveza Brieza, and Skanstes Streets, reports LETA.
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The government today made the decision to allocate EUR 21,532 to help maintain the former KGB headquarters building in central Riga, informs LETA.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius met with the Ambassador of Germany to Lithuania Jutta Schmitz on 17 October and discussed prospects for deepening bilateral cooperation, reports BC Lithuanian MFA.
Visiting Russian Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky stated on October 17th that political pressure is not hindering cooperation in the arts between Russia and Latvia, and the program for 2014 has seen wide variety, informs LETA.
State Culture Capital Foundation (SCCF) in the second stage of its culture program "Latvian Original Music" contest has distributed EUR 27,150, as Jana Verdina, spokeswoman of the SCCF, informed LETA.
The Estonian Evangelic Lutheran Church plans to build Tallinn's highest skyscraper in the centre of the city – a 130-metres tall, 33-storey apartment and office building that would be shaped like a ship sail, LETA/Postimees writes.
A cross-border virtual museum was presented in Grodno on 2 October, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to BelTA.