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Tuesday, 23.09.2014, 15:19
During a meeting with the visiting Crown Princess of Sweden Victoria today, President of Latvia Andris Berzins said that he sees Sweden as a good partner in finding new export markets in the future.
Keyword tags: Baltic Export, Culture, EU – Baltic States, Investments, Latvia, Markets and Companies
Cultural diplomacy (PC) as an institutionalized concept has appeared in the European political context just about 5 years ago. However, it has gained already a broad appreciation both among artists of all sorts and politicians. In particular, PC has a role as an instrument of political influence for the Nordic countries and the Baltic States.
Today, Brussels opens an exhibition "Earthworks" to honor Riga as the European Capital of Culture, as Martins Dregeris, public relations, "Riga 2014", informed LETA.
During 8-9 September 2014, the Baltic Development Forum, BDF and the Institute of Cultural Diplomacy, ICD are organizing an international conference on cultural diplomacy (Copenhagen, Christiansborg Palace, Folketing/Parliament). The conference is part of the BDF’s work on regional identity and branding of the Baltic Sea region. Karina Petersone, Director of Latvian Institute will participate in the event.
On a perfect evening/night weather-wise in Riga, about 42,000 turned out for the contemporary arts forum "White Night", organizers are saying, cites LETA.
The contemporary culture forum "White Night 2014" will gather numerous international artists and reveal new culture places from September 6 to September 7, "White Night 2014" spokeswoman Linda Vitola-Baranova informed LETA.
Ongoing bankruptcy proceedings for Latvijas Krajbanka (LK) include auctioning 36 paintings the bank had in its ownership, informs LETA.