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An entrance to the Shmakovka Museum at a special price on December 4

On the first Sunday of December, December 4, the ticket price for individual visitors to the Shmakovka Museum in Daugavpils will be only 2.15 EUR. The Museum offers free audio guides in 6 languages – Latvian, Latgalian, Russian, English, Lithuanian and German, as well as guided tours.

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Five new exhibition projects at the Rothko Centre

At 4 p.m. on Friday, 28 October, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will launch its new exhibition season with five bold, bright and expressive projects that promise to quench the thirst of every visitor for light and colour in the gloomy months of autumn and approaching winter.   

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“Ventspils IT Challenge 2022” Experiments and Invites to VIZIUM

On thursday, 29 September, starts the seventh “Ventspils IT Challenge 2022” competition, which has become a good tradition and awaited event in autumn for students. And no wonder why – the competition gives students an opportunity to creatively express themselves, prove themselves and their abilities on an international scale between Baltic countries, and compete for a considerable prize money fund – nearly 13 000 EUR! This year the organisers have taken care of long-awaited news – the competition finals once again will happen in person, in Ventspils.

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Staff of Daugavpils City Municipality and Daugavpils Innovation Centre gained international experience

Daugavpils City Municipality in cooperation with Trondheim Science Centre (Vitensenteret) in Norway https://vitensenteret.com/en implemented two cooperation project activities in September.

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City news 162
You are invited to send in ideas within “Art4Rights” project

The implementation of EU financed international project “Art4Rights” has started. One of the main activities of the project is to give a “second life” to a forgotten cultural place in the city of Daugavpils and revive it attracting the attention of the residents by implementing a participatory public art campaign. We invite all those interested - both NGOs and citizens to get involved and send their ideas by October 21, 2022 to the e-mail attistiba@daugavpils.lv - where in Daugavpils and what kind of public art action could be implemented within the project.

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European Researchers` Night events took place in Daugavpils University

The European Researchers` Night is an event initiated by the European Commission, which takes place every year on the last Friday of September, explaining the achievements of science in an engaging way and allowing anyone who is interested to look into the secrets of the work of scientific laboratories.

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ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE URB-AREA PROJECT HAVE FINISHED SUCCESSFULY

Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with the Municipal Administration of the Anykščiai Region implemented a joint Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme 2014-2020 (@LatviaLithuaniaProgramme) project No. LLI – 472 "Joint Management of Urban Wetland Areas in border region Latvia-Lithuania" (Urb-Area). The aim of the project - to develop a new and effective approach to joint cross-border management of urban wetlands.

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European Researchers` Night events in Daugavpils University

The events of European Researchers` Night will be held in Daugavpils University on September 30 from 5.00 pm until 9.00 pm.

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THE MUNICIPALITIES OF DAUGAVPILS AND ANYKŠČIAI INVITE  TO FIND OUT THE NATURE VALUES FOUND IN URBAN WETLANDS

Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with the Municipal Administration of the Anykščiai Region in 2020 launched a joint Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme 2014-2020 (www.latlit.eu) project No. LLI – 472 "Joint Management of Urban Wetland Areas in border region Latvia-Lithuania" (Urb-Area). The aim of the project is to develop a new and effective approach to joint cross-border management of urban wetlands.

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Council news 164
Mark Rothko Symposium 2022 to conclude with an exhibition opening

At 4 p.m. on Friday, 16 September, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will open the 18th International Mark Rothko Painting Symposium 2022 exhibition and host a meeting with the authors.

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Culture news 131
GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE RESTORATION WORKS IN ESPLANADE WETLAND IN DAUGAVPILS

Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with the Municipal Administration of the Anykščiai Region in 2020 launched a joint Interreg V-A Latvia-Lithuania 2014-2020 ( @LatviaLithuaniaProgramme ) project "Joint Management of Urban Wetland Areas in border region Latvia-Lithuania" (LLI-471/Urb-Area). The aim of the project is to develop a new and effective approach to joint cross-border management of urban wetlands.

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City news 177
A Venice Biennale 2022 shortlist project at the Rothko Centre courtyard

At 4 p.m. on 16 September, an installation by the artist Maria Gvardeitseva, DRYGVA. BREATHE IN – BREATHE OUT, will open in the art tent of the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre courtyard.

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Mark Rothko Symposium 2022

From 2 to 16 September, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will host the 18th International Mark Rothko Painting Symposium 2022.

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An entrance to the Shmakovka Museum at a special price on September 4

On the first Sunday of September, September 4, the ticket price for individual visitors to the Shmakovka Museum in Daugavpils will be only 2.15 EUR. The Museum offers free audio guides in 6 languages – Latvian, Latgalian, Russian, English, Lithuanian and German, as well as guided tours.

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Culture news 132
DAUGAVPILS CITY MUNICIPALITY PARTICIPATES IN INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS

In August, 2022, within the project “Intelligent Nordic-Baltic Ecosystems”, delegation from Vänersborg municipality (Sweden) visited Daugavpils. Project’s lead partner Vänersborg municipality has been a reliable project partner of Daugavpils City Municipality for many years. Cooperation started between  Vänersborg and Development Department of Daugavpils City Municipality, and now our educational institutions of Daugavpils are being offered to take part in various types of projects, which helps to boost the capacity of teachers and improve educational environment in our city.

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City news 127
Participants of the STEM camp reach one of the highest peaks in Norway

Within the framework of the implementation of the project activities, on August 14-19, 2022, an international summer camp for youth in Norway was organized by Daugavpils City Municipality in cooperation with Trondheim Science Centre.

Students from Daugavpils (Latvia) and Trondheim (Norway) participated in the camp with the purpose to combine theoretical knowledge, practical and social

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City news 144
DELEGATION FROM SWEDEN VISITED DAUGAVPILS WITHIN NORDIC MOBILITY PROJECT

On Monday, August 22nd, within the project “Intelligent Nordic-Baltic Ecosystems”, delegation from Vänersborg municipality (Sweden) visited Daugavpils.

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Council news 288
Capacity Lab > Communication is [not]Everything: why coms strategy matters every day

New East continues to develop itself, team skills, and strengthen the civil society around it. We are launching a series of lectures in the Learn-Share-Do format of Capacity Lab.

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Daugavpils will host an international festival of contemporary ceramics

From 26 to 29 July, Daugavpils will host the International Contemporary Ceramics Festival 2022, delivering a vibrant programme of lectures, master classes, performances and exhibitions.

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Culture news 178
Summer season at the Rothko Centre

At 4 p.m. on 8 July, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will launch its summer season with new exhibitions in painting, ceramics and photography. Each medium is represented with two shows, resulting in a balanced artistic experience for all types of visitors, from seasoned art critics to casual explorers touring the city.

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