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Saturday, 30.05.2015, 03:23
Market participants were attracted to the electronic auctions for the sale of numismatic items, announced by the Bank of Lithuania for the first time. At each of the seventeen auctions, 2 to 6 participants competed; a total of 64 participants registered for the auctions. Those who bid the highest price for a numismatic item won, reported BC the Bank of Lithuania.
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On Thursday, 8 May, Latvijas Banka is issuing a new 5 euro silver collector coin 150 Years of Firefighting in Latvia. The coin honours the firefighters and rescuers for their professionalism and heroic acts of bravery for the good of the nation, reports BC the bank.
Ethnic minority school pupils rate their history textbooks as "one-sided propaganda." This according to a recent survey conducted in schools on ethnic identity, reports LETA.
Data of the CSB Population and Housing Census 2011 show that the average age of inhabited dwellings in Latvia is 48 years: in cities – 46 years, and in rural areas – 51 years.
The European Union has awarded a European Heritage Label to the modernist interwar architecture of Kaunas. The decision was announced in the Official Journal of the European Union, reported BC the Kaunas City Municipality.
On April 14th 2015, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius met with representatives of the Committee for the Preservation of Jewish Cemeteries in Europe (CPJCE) as well as the Jewish Community of Lithuania and discussed further steps in the project for the conversion of Vilnius Concert and Sports Palace into a Congress Centre, informs LETA/ELTA.
Four telegrams delivered by the Lithuanian Telegram Agency ELTA back in 1920 will be sold at an auction held in Basel (Switzerland) on 15 April 2015, reports LETA/ELTA.