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Monday, 10.03.2014, 00:28
In 2014, Vytautas Magnus University is celebrating its 25th anniversary of restoration. To mark this occasion, Lithuania Post is going to release the new stamp under the title 25th Anniversary of Vytautas Magnus University Restoration. The stamp will be released on Saturday, March 8, informed BC post’s press service.
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Today, the Bank of Latvia begins issuing a 5 euro silver collector coin, which is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Ainazi Nautical School, informs LETA.
The national news agency LETA and the Latvia State Archive of Audiovisual Documents of the State Archives of Latvia have agreed to collaborate in the preservation of historical evidence, personal accounts and documents by regularly supplementing the archive's "LETA Fund" with photo and video materials.
The French Ambassador to Estonia, Michel Rainier, rewarded the historian Marek Tamm with the Chevalier's (Knight's) grade of the Order of Academic Palms for his services in promoting French culture in Estonia, writes LETA.
The national bank of Lithuania has launched a coin, dedicated to the 150th Anniversary of the 1863–1864 Uprising, the Bank of Lithuania said in a statement, cites LETA/ELTA.
Presenting the 2013 Cicero Award to visiting Swedish Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Bildt today, Saeima Chairwoman Solvita Aboltina (Unity) emphasized his personal contribution to the restoration of the Baltic countries' independence, LETA learned from the Saeima Press Service.
Former German ambassador presents National Library with 19th century Latvian translations of the Bible
Germany's first ambassador to Latvia after the restoration of independence, Hagen von der Wenge Graf Lambsdorff on Wednesday presented to the Latvian Ambassador to Germany Elita Kuzma two Latvian translations of the Bible, dated first half of the 19th century, as his family's gift to the Latvian nation, as the Latvian Embassy in Berlin informed LETA.