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Sunday, 21.12.2014, 01:39
Jurmala City Council representatives are denying the public rumors about "New Wave", "KVN", and "Comedy Club" exiting Latvia, the Jurmala City Council informed LETA.
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The Bank of Latvia is issuing a new EUR 5 collector coin dedicated to the Baroque art style in Courland (Kurzeme) today, reports LETA.
On 8 December, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkevics, met with the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Education and Culture of the Principality of Liechtenstein, Dr. Aurelia Frick, who had arrived in Latvia for a working visit, reported BC the Latvian MFA.
The Seimas in Lithuania, which on Thursday is deliberating on the 2015 budget, decided to additionally allocate LTL 17 million (EUR 5 million) for the increase of salaries of cultural and arts employees working in state and municipal institutions, informs LETA/ELTA.
The UNESCO intangible cultural heritage committee decided in it session in Paris to include the smoke sauna customs of the South East Estonian Võrumaa region in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The Lithuanian Culture Centre in Belgium opened its doors on Monday. It features a children's school, an adult choir and will hold children's upbringing seminars and the Lithuanian language courses for foreigners, informs LETA/ELTA.
Argentina has expressed interest in signing a bilateral agreement between the governments of Latvia and Argentina in culture, education, and sports, in order to facilitate and extend contacts in these fields, the Foreign Affairs Ministry informed LETA.