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Thursday, 27.10.2016, 02:03
Estonian public broadcaster ERR's Radio Theater made history Saturday night when its entry to the television, radio and online media festival Prix Europa 2016, the radio drama "Things" by Andres Noormets, was selected Best European Radio Fiction, reports LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Culture, Estonia, Forum, Good for Business, Markets and Companies
During the upcoming Sweden Days in Liepaja the exhibitions “AccessAbility” and “Design for Dignity” will be premiered. The exhibitions present the stories of Latvian and Swedish individuals who live with disabilities. The exhibitions will be launched in the Liepaja Latviesu Biedribas house on October 26th at 17.00 by the Swedish ambassador, Mr. Henrik Landerholm.
One of the largest global cyber-security event of the month - the 7th annual international conference DSS ITSEC - will be held on October 27 in Riga, bringing together more than 80 presentations by recognized industry experts. Special attention will be focused on the possibilities and risks of the Internet of Things. It will be possible to listen to expert speeches from all 9 parallel sessions on-site and also online via live video streaming on the event website,DSS ITSEC representative told BC.
Demographic trends are going to have the most significant impact on the Baltic real estate market in following years, Morten Hansen, the head of the Economics Department at the Riga Faculty of the Stockholm School of Economics, said at the Baltic Real Estate Leaders Forum today.
I International Fruit and Vegetable Fair will be held at JSC "Uzexpocentre" from 8 to 10 November 2016 in Tashkent. The fair is organized by the HC Uzbekozikovkatholding, HC Uzvinosanoat-Holding, the Association "Uzbekozikovkatzahira", JSC Uzagroeksport and LLC "Directorate of International fruit and vegetable fair." , Press Service of Holding Company Uzbekozikovkatholding said BC.
Vilnius, which has seen its service centre cluster develop strongly in recent years, is to host the first ever international shared service centre conference in the region. The Baltic SSC Conference, which will take place October 12-13, will be attended by more than 60 industry professionals from ten countries, Invest Lithuania representative said BC.
– Specialists of Estonia's state-owned energy company Eesti Energia are evaluating projects pitched at Europe's largest green technology business idea competition ClimateLaunchpad that is taking place in Tallinn this weekend, looking for ideas that could be used to increase competitiveness, Eesti Energia representative said LETA.
The annual real estate industry event will take place in Riga at the end of October, which this year announces itself under a new brand as Baltic Real Estate Leaders Forum. This is the most important meeting place of the year, attended by the leading industry companies, investors and experts of the Baltic countries to discuss topical market trends and to forecast its future development, Colliers International representative told BC.
Modern Italian artist, Daniele Donde (Dondé), famous around the world for his new approach in “glamorous art” has been in Riga (17-25 September) showing his pictures in a couple of city’s galleries. Visiting his exhibition in the Pullman Hotel, BC’s editor shares with readers fascination from the maestro’s invention, the so-called Glam Art.
In cooperation with the Latvian Start-up association Startin.LV and IT co-working space TechHub Riga, the financial technology company TWINO is taking a Latvian delegation of start-ups to Europe's leading and most prestigious event for new companies, SLUSH, TWINO representative informs BC.
It is no secret that the Baltic States represent a “trendy” destination for multinational companies to set-up shared service centers (SSCs).
On 19-25 September, 2016 the exhibition “Belarus and Belarusians” will hold in the Latvian National Library, the representative of Embassy of the Republic of Belarus told BC.
The summer economic forecast published by the Finance Ministry on Thursday suggests that the Estonian economy will grow 1.3% this year, compared with 1.5%, 0.5 pp(pp) less than the estimate offered in the spring forecast, put forward in the initial draft of the summer forecast, reports LETA/BNS.
The 21st international conference on innovation Baltic Dynamics 2016: Innovation and Technology for Convergence - Strategy for Smart Growth is taking place at Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija today, as organizers of the conference informed LETA.
The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea will hold its annual conference in Riga on September 19 to discuss the main marine resource management and research matters for the Atlantic Ocean and Baltic Sea, reports LETA.