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Wednesday, 25.05.2016, 21:49
During the Annual Architecture Award ceremony last night, Grand Prix was presented to the Latvian National Museum of Art reconstruction project, designed by Processoffice, Andrius Skiezgelas Architecture, and Arhitektoniskas Izpetes Grupa, informs LETA.
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The government and the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church have reached agreement in principle on buying St. Alexander's Church of Narva, the public broadcaster ERR said citing the head of the church, Archbishop Urmas Viilma, cites LETA/BNS.
The Latvian State Audit Office has sent to the Prosecutor General’s Office information about two cases of unlawful spending of public money in two ministries – the Culture Ministry and the Health Ministry, informs LETA.
Latvia's Swedbank by 2020 plans to invest EUR 1 million in the movement of the Latvian Song and Dance Celebration, Swedbank board chairman Maris Mancinskis said in a press conference on May 16th, cites LETA.
According to Statistics Estonia, in 2015, Estonian museums were visited 3.6 million times, which is 5.7% less than a year before. The number of museums remained unchanged compared to 2014.
According to the head of the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church (EELK), Archbishop Urmas Viilma, the church and Prime Minister Taavi Roivas have in principle reached an agreement that the church will cover half the price of the building of St. Alexander's Church of Narva, but the church hasn't yet accumulated the funds, reports LETA/BNS.
During 10 years, the sharpest rise observed in the share Latvians attending live performances and sport events
Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show more active cultural participation in 2015. During the last ten years, the sharpest rise may be observed in the share of people attending live performances and sport events.