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Wednesday, 22.10.2014, 12:38
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.
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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.
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.
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.