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Information has been updated at 19.10.2018, 15:54

The Rothko Centre offers discount admission on 17 October

On Sunday, 17 October, all temporary exhibitions currently on show at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will be available at a discount price.

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Culture news 15
STEM Teachers Acquire Practical Skills in Person

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On October 8 and 9, 2021, STEM teacher training took place in person in Daugavpils University Life Sciences and Technology Laboratories. Thus, the online training was supplemented with in person classes organized in accordance with epidemiological conditions – the experimental and practical part in DU laboratories. The participants of the training were given an exclusive opportunity to indulge in research, conduct experiments, delve into the world of nanotechnology, as well as discuss business issues. Daugavpils University ensures the implementation of the further education training program by combining remote and in person classes.

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The Rothko Centre will keep receiving visitors after 11 October

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre continues to welcome responsible visitors. However, from 11 October onwards, the admission process will be slightly adjusted – upon entering the premises, visitors will need to show a Covid-19 certificate of testing/recovery/vaccination.

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Culture news 43
THREE DAUGAVPILS OBJECTS HAVE SUCCEEDED IN THE COMPETITION “THE BEST BUILDING OF 2020”

On September 21, the results of the competition-show “The Best Building of 2020 in Latvia” were announced live on the Internet. Among the winners are also three objects submitted by Daugavpils: Stropu promenade, two-level overpass on Smiltenes Street and the new section of tramline 18. Novembra Street - Stropi.

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City news 80
NICHOLAS GATE – A DOOR TO THE PAST: NEW EXPOSITION AT DAUGAVPILS FORTRESS

Daugavpils Fortress Culture and Information Centre presents new historical exposition. The new exposition is called “Nicholas Gate – a door to the past” and is located in Nicholas Gate in Daugavpils Fortress.

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Culture news 77
DAUGAVPILS SINFONIETTA BIRTHDAY CONCERT

On September 28 at 6.00 pm the orchestra's “Daugavpils Sinfonietta” birthday concert “Towards the European Capital of Culture” will take place in the concert hall of the Unity House (Rigas Street 22).

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Culture news 73
Daugavpils University in cooperation with Daugavpils City Municipality starts STEM teacher training

Teachers are invited to apply for STEM teacher training, which is implemented under the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism for the period 2014-2021 program “Research and Education” activity “Innovation Centres” program project “Development of Innovation Centre in Daugavpils”, No. NFI/IC/VIAA/2020/4, Agreement No. 9.-20.2.2.1/4.

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Education news 106
Music and Art Festival „Daugavpils ReStArt 2021”

This week the X Music and Art Festival "Daugavpils ReStArt 2021" will be opened in Daugavpils with an aim to discover the diversity of music and art.

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Culture news 106
Daugavpils University invites to a science night #iebrauc zinātnē (#drive into Daugavpils)

Continuing the theme #iebrauc Daugavpilī (#drive into Daugavpils) this Saturday, September 18, within the framework of the Rigas Street Festival, Daugavpils University offers the activity #iebrauc zinātnē (#grasp science – drive into science) with the aim to promote science and innovations in society, involving both children and young people and their parents to focus on complex scientific processes and explaining them in a way that is understandable and interesting to everyone.

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Education news 41
Daugavpils hosts the 17h International Painting Symposium “Mark Rothko 2021”

For the 17th time running, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre holds the International Painting Symposium “Mark Rothko”, receiving nine artists from seven countries.

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Culture news 109
Night city game. Come out to look for an untold history!

On September 18, within the framework of the Rigas street festival, the Hi!Story:America night orienteering game will take place in Daugavpils.

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City news 200
Daugavpils will host two international sports events - semi-finals of the ''Speedway of Nations''

For many years now, Daugavpils has hosted top-level international speedway forums. Daugavpils will again become the epicentre of the world speedway this year and will host the semi-finals of the “Speedway of Nations" on September 17th and 18th. Indeed, this race will become the most significant sports event in Daugavpils and one of the largest sports events in Latvia in 2021. On this day, the championship held in Daugavpils will be shown on television screens all over the world.

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Guided sightseeing tour in Daugavpils Fortress on electric bus is offered in Daugavpils city

The creators of the Museum of the World War I "Pie Komendanta" offer sightseeing tours in Daugavpils Fortress on an electric bus. During the trip, guests and residents of the city will be introduced to the most interesting and significant objects of Daugavpils Fortress and their history. The route leads through the streets of Daugavpils Fortress and includes such objects as officers' houses, soldiers' barracks, military hospital building, fortress garden, powder magazines, memorial sites, casemates, fortress gates, fortifications, and much more. During the trip some recently restored objects in the fortress can be seen, such as Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, Nicholas Gates, water lifting house, Commandant’s House etc. places. There are stops during the tour and you can go for a walk to see the fortifications of the fortress.

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City news 110
On 3 September, three new exhibitions to open at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre

On Friday, 3 September, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre opens three new exhibition projects. Between 4 and 7 p.m., visitors can see them in the company of artists and creators.

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Culture news 116
A painting symposium in memory of Silva Linarte brings Latvian and international artists to the Rothko Centre

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre hosts the third international painting symposium “Silva Linarte”, conceived to commemorate the distinguished Latgale artist and long-term art educator Silva Veronika Linarte (1939–2018) and her creative legacy. This year, the symposium fortnight brings together artists from four countries.

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Culture news 97
“Nicholas Gates – a door to the past”  – new historical exposition in Daugavpils Fortress

Daugavpils Fortress Culture and Information Centre presents new historical exposition. The new exposition is called “Nicholas Gates – a door to the past” and is located in Nicholas Gates in Daugavpils Fortress.

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City news 88
Conference hall ''Konferenču zāle 13'' - new offer of business and events tourism in Daugavpils Fortress

New conference hall called "Konferenču zāle 13" was opened in Daugavpils Fortress, one of the most popular sightseeing places in Daugavpils city, this summer. This venue is suitable for both local and international conferences, seminars and other corporate events.

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City news 112
An international jury selects the recipients of Martinsons Award 2021

For the past week, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre received a group of experts in ceramics who convened to select the winners of Martinsons Award 2021, an international juried exhibition of ceramics with a prize fund of 20,000 EUR.

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Culture news 204
Daugavpils invites young accordionists to participate in the contest

Till 1st October this year the Young Accordionists are invited to submit their applications for the XII International Contest Named after Valerijs Hodukins "Daugavpils 2021" taking place online on 28 – 30 October within the XVII International Accordion Music Festival in Daugavpils (Latvia).

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Culture news 316
III International Festival “Dragon Boat” in Daugavpils

Competition will be held at the rescue station of Lielais Stropu Lake, at Stropu iela 40, on August 7, 2021, from 12.00 noon to 6.00 pm. The competition is organized and conducted by Latgale Water Sports Centre "Dinaburg" in cooperation with the municipal institution "Sports Department" with the support of the Latvian Canoe Federation.

The aim of the festival is to develop and

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Sport news 175