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Sunday, 01.05.2016, 03:25
The winners of the Latvian Literature Award were announced in a ceremony at Spikeri Concert Hall in Riga yesterday, informs LETA.
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Over three million persons visited accredited museums in Latvia in 2015, which was the largest ever, informs LETA.
On Tuesday, 19 April, Latvijas Banka is issuing a new 5 euro silver collector coin – "Fairy Tale Coin II. Hedgehog's Coat". This is the second coin in a special collector coin series dedicated to the most dearly loved and significant Latvian fairy tales. The first one honouring the fairy tale about five cats was issued last year and has become highly popular.
More than a hundred works are to be displayed in the Baltic Pavilion that will represent Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania at the international architecture exhibition in Venice, the 15th Biennale di Venezia, from late May to late November 2016, informs LETA.
Latvia’s charismatic and genre-crossing accordionist Ksenija Sidorova has signed an exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammophon, the German classical record label announced on its website, informs LETA.
The arrival of the first seven war refugees transferred to Estonia from Greece under the European Union's refugee relocation program went smoothly, Raivo Kuut, deputy secretary general of the Estonian Interior Ministry for law enforcement and migration policy, reported LETA/BNS.
In 2016, the annual Latvian Literature Award for lifetime achievement will be presented to poet and author Janis Rokpelnis, the Latvian Literature Award jury's member Ilmars Slapins informed the media on March 21st, cites LETA.