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Saturday, 21.01.2017, 21:41
With the support of the Rietumu Charity Fund, 450 pupils from schools of music from all round Latvia will have an opportunity to see the opera “Maria Stuarda” (Mary Stuart) by Gaetano Donizetti. More than 400 children have already attended dress rehearsals of the concert in the Large Guild. Special guests for the rehearsal were the President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis and his spouse Iveta Vejone.
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The Latvian Central Finance and Contracting Agency has sent an invitation to the Latvian National Library to prepare a project for digitalization of cultural heritage and to submit it for co-financing from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the agency said LETA.
The estimated cost of the first round of Mezaparks Grand Stage reconstruction has increased to EUR 23 million, while spectator capacity is to increase to 30,000, as Austris Mailitis and Juris Poga, the authors of the reconstruction project, said LETA during a presentation of the project today.
Bank of Lithuania:100th anniversary of the State commemorated with a special series of five euro coins05.01.2017
The Bank of Lithuania will commemorate the 100th anniversary of our State by issuing four collector coins – one gold and three silver – and a 2 euro commemorative coin jointly with the central banks of Latvia and Estonia. The collector coins from precious metals will memorialise the signatories, Lithuanian diplomacy, armed and paramilitary forces (the army, riflemen, volunteers, scouts, etc.) and the State’s legal system. This has been provided for in the Plan of Issue of Collector Euro Coins and Commemorative Euro Coins with the Lithuanian National Side for 2018-2019, Bank of Lithuania informs.
During 2017, Aarhus and Pafos will hold the title of European Capital of Culture. For these cities it is an excellent opportunity to show “the city’s image”, put the city on the European and the world map and attract more tourists. At the same time, the event provides opportunities for the city’s authorities to rethink the cities’ development through culture.
Funicular railways constructed on the Gediminas Hill in Vilnius 13 years ago should be scrapped for good, Birute Kulnyte, director of the Lithuanian National Museum said LETA/BNS.
According to unofficial information obtained by LETA, the world famous Riga-born ballet dance Mikhail Baryshnikov could be granted Latvian citizenship.