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Information has been updated at 19.10.2018, 15:54

MEMORIES OF FUTURE PAST

On 7th of August Daugavpils Fortress will host an international dance performance about time - a journey from memories of the past through the present to the future. Its artistic concept combines contemporary dance and hip-hop, as well as dynamic scenography with large-format projections and mirrors.

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On July 31 ''Gostūs Latgolā'' will take place at Vienības Square in Daugavpils

On 31 July 2021 Daugavpils Municipal Tourism Development and Information Agency and an exhibition “Shmakovka Museum” will hold an event "Gostūs Latgolā", dedicated to Latgale's hospitality and traditions, as well as the 5-year anniversary of the exhibition “Shmakovka Museum”.

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DAUGAVPILS ATHLETES REPRESENT LATVIA AT OLYMPIC GAMES IN TOKYO

From July 23 to August 8, the Summer Olympic Games take place in Tokyo, in which three Daugavpils athletes also participate in the Latvian Olympic team.

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Daugavpils receives creators in Ceramic Laboratory 2021

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, in cooperation with the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Ceramics, hosts the 9th international ceramic art symposium “Ceramic Laboratory”.

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Music will sound in parks of Daugavpils

From July 16, residents and guests of Daugavpils will have the opportunity to spend evenings of summer days (except Mondays) from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm going for a walk in Dubrovin Park and Andreja Pumpura Square, where music of various genres will help to create a romantic atmosphere.

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EXHIBITION OF DOLLS IN THE SHOP WINDOWS OF DAUGAVPILS TOURISM INFORMATION CENTRE

Daugavpils City Municipality Tourism Development and Information Agency continues the cycle of exhibitions “Skats no loga” (“View from the Window”) in the shop windows of Daugavpils Tourism Information Centre. This time in the shop windows at 22a Rīgas Street there is an exhibition of dolls of the Baltic Guild of Author Doll and Toy Artists from the collection of Daugavpils Regional Studies and Art Museum.

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209th Anniversary of Baptism by Fire of Daugavpils Fortress

On July 17, the Daugavpils Fortress will host an event dedicated to the 209th anniversary of the baptism by fire of the fortress.

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Jury puts Daugavpils in the second round of the European Capital of Culture 2027 competition

On 8 July, during a press conference by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, an international jury named four Latvian cities that will continue to compete for the honour of becoming the European Capital of Culture 2027. Selecting Daugavpils for the second competition round confirms the quality of the city’s bid and its capacity to implement such a massive international project.

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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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BRANCHES OF LATGALE CENTRAL LIBRARY RECEIVE SPECIAL BOOK SETS IN ENGLISH

The USA Information Center of the Latgale Central Library has prepared special sets of books for learning English for children and young people, which will be available in the library branches.

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LATGALE ZOO STARTS TO RECEIVE VISITORS FROM JULY 7

Due to the improved epidemiological situation, many popular sites of our city, including Latgale Zoo, which was closed for several months, open their doors to visitors again. On July 7, the animal kingdom will open its doors to visitors, and the large family of animals will receive the long-awaited attention.

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On St. Peter’s Day, 29 June, an augmented reality exhibition dedicated to Pēteris Martinsons opens in the courtyard of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre]

Celebrating the 90th anniversary since the birth of the world-renowned native of Daugavpils – ceramicist, architect and art educator Pēteris Martinsons (1931–2013) – and looking forward to the opening of his memorial house at the former gunpowder magazine of Daugavpils Fortress, WeRock Association in cooperation with Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre suggests experiencing his porcelain artworks in a new format, through mobile devices.

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Four countries explore the color of light: Utopian abstractions at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center has launched its new exhibition season, where artists explore the chromatic properties of light through different colors and media.

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On 19 June, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will launch the summer season of joy

On Saturday 19 June, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will launch its new exhibition season. In the absence of loud speeches or public events, the focus will be exclusively on art, which has travelled to Daugavpils from across the globe.

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GEO: contemporary painting in Rīga Art Space

From 5 June through 25 July, Rīga Art Space (3 Kungu Street, Rīga) hosts a new exhibition project, GEO, featuring contemporary paintings from the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre collection.

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Daugavpils Gets Ready for City Festival

From June 15 to 20, Daugavpils will celebrate the City Festival with the motto “My Castle – Daugavpils”. Residents and guests of the city will have the opportunity to participate and enjoy various festive activities, observing epidemiological safety requirements.

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Māris Čačka’s solo exhibition “Direct Dialogues” opens to the public

As museums and other art spaces reopen for individual visitors, artist Māris Čačka’s solo show “Direct Dialogues”, featuring vast works on canvas, is ready to receive visitors at Daugavpils Local History and Art Museum (Latvia). The exhibition will be available 7 through 27 June.

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Blue Flags on the beaches of Lielais Stropu Lake

In the 2021 bathing season, two beaches in Daugavpils have retained the right to raise the Blue Flag – the most popular and recognized tourism eco-certificate in the world. From June 1, the Blue Flag is flying on the beach of Lielais Stropu Lake and the bathing site “Stropu vilnis”.

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Admire the beauty of the Daugava River during water trip on a raft or boat

With the arrival of summer, from June 1 to October, boat rental "Beibuki" offers water trips along the Daugava River with a motorized raft "Sola" and a boat "Dina". The Daugava is the right place to enjoy the beautiful and diverse landscapes of Latvia's nature. A trip along the Daugava is a great way to get to know the city from a different point of view, as well as a great idea for a romantic evening for two or a family holiday adventure.

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City. Daugavpils: a graphic art collection exhibition in Latgale Central Library

Starting 1 June, Latgale Central Library offers an exhibition “City. Daugavpils”, assembled from the graphic art collection of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.

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