“Oh, these black eyes!” “Moon Rhapsody”, “Last Tango”, “Tell Me Why?” – these sad and enthusiastic tango melodies were played in the concert halls and dance halls in the thirties. Many even didn’t know who the author of these melodies is. Also inDaugavpilshardly anyone knew that King of Tango of theEurope– O. Strok was born in this town.Read more
From November 15 to December 15, 2012 in Kaliningrad Art Gallery, in the prospectus of Moscow 60-62 in Kaliningrad (Russia) will be exhibited reproductions of works by born in Daugavpils founder of abstract expressionist Mark Rothko, promoting the artist's creative work and emerging Daugavpils Mark Rothko's Centre of Art internationally.
On the 15th of October in a solemn atmosphere were opened new rooms of Daugavpils Russian Culture Centre, which was attended by the heads of Daugavpils City Council, deputies, priests.Read more
On the 22th of October, 1972 Daugavpils Palace of culture was opened by a festive concert. This year the Palace is celebrating its’ 40th jubilee. The festive activities will take place from 18th to 24th OctoberRead more
On the 26th of September, a very special exhibition was opened in City Council. It is an exhibition of works of art studios of Daugavpils Mental Hospital. After opening the exhibition, the first Vice-chairman of City Council Vitalijs Azarevičs admitted that sees very heartwarming works, and on behalf of City Council thanked all the authors.Read more
Rotko workshop is being held in Daugavpils for already 8 years in September. It gathers artists from different countries, so that they draw and get inspired by the landscapes of Rotko’s native city - DaugavpilsRead more
The exhibition from museum holdings depicts the interior of living room from the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th century. This interior includes elements of an art nouveau (modern style). High level of spirituality, inward generosity and perfection of plastic forms based on simple forms from natural world, was typical of this style.Read more