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Come and discover the novelties of the Shmakovka Museum

The Shmakovka Museum in Daugavpils is the largest museum in Latvia, which tells about the culinary heritage of Latgale. In the digital expositions of the museum, with the help of the latest technologies, you can interactively study the process of making shmakovka, as well as examine authentic devices for its production. In addition to the story about the production of the drink, the museum has comprehensive information about the culture and history of Latgale. Museum has opened the active tourist season on April 1st and prepared some novelties for its customers.

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The Rothko Centre offers discount admission on 10 April

On Sunday, 10 April, all temporary exhibitions currently on show at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will be available at a discount price.

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THE SECOND EVENT OF BRIDGE PROJECT 22nd- 26th MARCH 2022

The second international meeting of “BRIDGE - Building Relationships Into a Democratic Goal for Europe” Project took place from 22nd to 26th March, 2022.

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Change of originals at the Rothko Centre

Throughout the day on Sunday, 27 March, visitors to the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will be able to see Mark Rothko’s originals free of charge.

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Poļu kultūras centrā var apskatīt Olgas Ostrovskas 3D gleznu izstādi ''Mana sapņu pilsēta''

17. martā Daugavpils Poļu kultūras centrā notikusi Olgas Ostrovskas 3D gleznu izstādes "Mana sapņu pilsēta" atklāšana. Ekspozīciju veido 18 rokdarbnieces darbi. Tās ir visdažādākās mājiņas: divstāvu, vienstāvu, mājas ar balkoniem un lodžijām, ar erkeriem un torņiem, māja laivā un citi interesanti darbi .Šajā dienā Poļu nama galerija pārvērtās par mazo pilsētiņu.

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Mycelia: Performance art at the Rothko Centre

At 4 p.m. on Friday 25 March, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will host three art performances and open the catalogue of “Mycelia”, a German-Latvian project from the current exhibition season.

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The Rothko Centre will open its collection catalogue

On Friday 18 March, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will open the catalogue of its exhibition “Found in the Collection”.

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An entrance to the Shmakovka Museum at a special price on March 6

On the first Sunday of March, March 6, 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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Slovakian jewellery exhibition at the Rothko Centre

On 2 March, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre opens “Echo of the Mind” – a jewellery exhibition by Slovakian artists Jana Machatová and Peter Machata.

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The Rothko Centre named Latvia’s Best Place for Culture 2021

On 19 February, winners of the Kilogram of Culture 2021 Award by Latvia’s public media were announced, highlighting last year’s standout achievements in the field of culture across nine nominations. The Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre earned one of the prizes as “Best Place for Culture 2021”.

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Exhibition “Remember – ReAct. Commemoration of the Holocaust and the fight against anti-Semitism in Sweden” is on display at Daugavpils University

From January 28 to March 5, 2022, the exhibition “Remember – ReAct. Commemoration of the Holocaust and Combating Anti-Semitism in Sweden”, offered by the Swedish Institute, the Swedish Embassy in Latvia and the museum “Jews in Latvia”, is on display at the Daugavpils University (13 Vienibas str,. Daugavpils, 2rd floor).

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An entrance to the Shmakovka Museum at a special price on February 6

On the first Sunday of February, February 6, 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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The Rothko Centre launches its winter season with five new exhibitions

On 28 January, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre launches this year’s first exhibition season with five very different projects featuring Latvian, Lithuanian, Estonian and German artists.

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THE RESULTS OF THE FESTIVAL ''SILVER BELLS''

On 16 January, the XIV International Festival of Sacred Music "Silver Bells", which took place online for three days on Youtube channel "Latvian Contests", has ended.

Within the Festival, a competition for vocal ensembles, choirs and, for the first time, young choir conductors, professional choirs and virtual ensembles took place. In total 150 competitors from 18 countries took part in the festival.

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Festival ''Silver Bells'' starts online

From 14 to 16 January, the XIV International Festival of Sacred Music "Silver Bells" begins. This time, the performances of the festival participants and the best performances of the contestants will be available online - on the Youtube channel "Latvian Contests" in the form of video recordings.

More than 150 participants (ensembles, choirs and choral conductors) have registered for the

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The Rothko Centre offers discount admission on 16 January

On Sunday, 16 January, all temporary exhibitions currently on show at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will be available at a discount price.

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Daugavpils University invites third-country nationals to enroll in free courses of Latvian language

The target audience of the project: third-country (China, India, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, etc.) nationals who have come to Latvia and legally live on its territory.

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Experts of Daugavpils Innovation Centre participated in the international training on design thinking in the development of expositions

Last December Daugavpils City Municipality in cooperation with the Trondheim Science Centre (Vitensenteret) in Norway https://vitensenteret.com/en implemented a cooperation project activity, within which the employees involved in the project together with the colleagues from the Science and Education Innovation Centre of Liepāja Municipal

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Discount admission to the Rothko Centre over Christmas

All day on Saturday 25 December and Sunday 26 December, admission to Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will be available at a discount.

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A new site-specific public art project to be opened in Daugavpils Fortress on 21 December

At 3 p.m. on Tuesday 21 December, a new site-specific art project, “what can’t we just create” by Kristaps Ancāns, will be opened on 2 Nikolaja Street, Daugavpils Fortress.

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