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Monday, 09.12.2013, 14:20
Former Latvian National Opera head Andrejs Zagars has decided to go into politics and join the new party of ex-Prime Minister Einars Repse, informs LETA.
Keyword tags: Culture, EU – Baltic States, Latvia, Legislation
On Friday, Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius buried a capsule marking the beginning of construction of the new summer concert complex in resort town Palanga, informs LETA/ELTA.
Latvia needs more such tourism products as the Mark Rothko Art Center in Daugavpils and the "Riga Bourse" Art Museum to maintain travelers' interest in Latvia's tourism offer, Latvian Tourism Development Agency Director Armands Slokenbergs said during the Latvian Tourism Forum today, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
The well-known global magazine National Geographic has included Riga on its list of the 20 most recommended travel destinations for 2014, informs LETA.
Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves signed on Wednesday, at the proposal of prime minister Andrus Ansip, the decision to free Rein Lang of the post of the culture minister and appointed parliament member Urve Tiidus as the next culture minister, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Estonian Reform Party MP Urve Tiidus said in an interview to the National Broadcasting that life experience gives her confidence to accept the portfolio of the culture minister, cites LETA.
Estonian culture minister Rein Lang submitted on Monday the resignation to Prime Minister Andrus Ansip, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.