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Information has been updated at 19.10.2018, 15:54

There is a growing interest in Daugavpils as a tourist  destination

Daugavpils City Municipality Tourism Development and Information Agency has compiled the information about the number of visits to the tourist attractions, culture, sports and leisure institutions in Daugavpils in 2019. The data reveals that Daugavpils continues to develop as an interesting and diverse tourist destination which is annually visited by thousands of tourists from Latvia and abroad.

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Opening of International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium Exhibition

At 4 p.m. on Friday 13 March at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, after a fortnight of intensive studio work, a team of international graphic artists who participated in the 9th International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium will present a group exhibition of their work.

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Culture news 200
CONFERENCE “TRANSFORMATIONS FROM SLUM TO CHIC” IN DAUGAVPILS

On 20th February around 50 specialists in fields of spatial planning and construction, property management, as well as business and urban development from project partner institutions (Latvian Office of Euroregion "Country of lakes", Joint Municipal Institution “Rēzekne Special Economic Zone Authority”, Rezekne Municipality, Daugavpils City Council, Kraslava Municipality Council, Panevėžys City Municipality Administration, Visaginas Municipality Administration) gathered for project’s “Trans-form” final conference “Transformations from Slum to Chic” in Daugavpils. In cozy premises of Family Digital Activity Hub of Latgale Central Library, specialists had an opportunity to discuss the most topical issues in revitalization of brownfields.

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Daugavpils about to Host the International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium

1 March through 13 March Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will host the ninth International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium with ten artists from ten different countries accepted as its participants.

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Culture news 206
Daugavpils Fortress Culture and Information Centre returns to summer opening hours

Daugavpils Fortress Culture & Information Centre from 1st of March will working seven days a week, every day, from 10 am to 7 pm (working hours on pre-holiday and public holidays can be change).

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Culture news 288
FINAL CONFERENCE OF PROJECT TRANS-FORM IN DAUGAVPILS

Series of theoretical trainings about planning and implementing sustainable revitalisation of brownfields and study trips for exchange of experience within the frameworks of Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme 2014-2020 project No. LLI- 386 „Trans-form” have finished.

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Opening of the Rothko Center collection exhibition in Belarus

At 6 p.m. on February 13 the exhibition “Frontiers of shadow and light” from the collection of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center opens in the National Center for Contemporary Arts of the Republic of Belarus.

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Culture news 182
MARTINSONS AWARD International juried ceramics exhibition  Latvia, Daugavpils, 3 July through 25 October 2020

By way of a tribute to Pēteris Martinsons, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Ceramics in cooperation with Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre announces a call for applications to the international juried ceramics exhibition MARTINSONS AWARD, which will feature in the programme of the 3rd Latvia Ceramics Biennale.

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Ode to graphics: the new exhibition season at the Rothko Centre

At 4 p.m. on Friday 7 February, the new exhibition season will be opened at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre as an ode to the graphic medium. The opening ceremony will be preceded by a public screening of the documentary “Final Traces of the Abstract Expressionists” and a meeting with the filmmaker, Caro Jost.

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Culture news 167
WE INVITE REMIGRANTS TO A THIRD FREE GUIDED TOUR

On January 3, a second free tour for potential remigrants took place in Daugavpils Fortress. The organized excursions were attended by potential remigrants and their families from the United Kingdom, as well as the United States of America and Australia. But the average time spent abroad is 13 years.

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Four exhibitions from the Rothko Centre’s collection

Turn of the year has brought to different cultural spaces in Latvia and to the Lithuanian city of Panevėžys several exhibitions of selected artwork from the art collection of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.

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The first free tour for potential remigrants

On December 27, the first free tour for potential remigrants took place. Thank you to those who have already participated and recall that by January 2, you can still apply for the next two tours by sending your application forms to remigracija@daugavpils.lv

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Working Hours of Daugavpils Tourist Attractions And Recreation Facilities at Christmas and New Year

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DEVELOPMENT OF METHODOLOGICAL HANDBOOK WITHIN PROJECT TRANS-FORM

Series of theoretical trainings about planning and implementing sustainable revitalisation of brownfields and study trips for exchange of experience within the frameworks of Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme 2014-2020 project No. LLI- 386 „Trans-form” have finished.

Specialists in fields of spatial planning and construction, property management, as well as

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Education news 215
FREE GUIDED TOURS FOR POTENTIAL REMIGRANTS

“At Christmas, all roads lead home.” Marjorie Holmes 

If you live abroad and visit your family, relatives or friends in Daugavpils during the winter holidays, Daugavpils City Council invites you to take free guided tours on:

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Preschool Educational Institution No. 27 implements ERASMUS + project DEHORS

Daugavpils City Preschool Educational Institution No. 27 “Mana Mārīte” (Head of the institution Nataļja Isate), together with Linköping University (Sweden), Motala Municipality (Sweden), Municipality of Casalgrande (Italy), Municipality of Scandiano (Italy), Center for the Advancement of Research & Development in Educational Technology CARDET (Cyprus), as well as the SERN network, within the framework of EU Erasmus+ Programme, are implementing the project "Developing innovative learning contexts in the pre-school ourdoor spaces" DEHORS. The aim of the project is to develop innovative learning area models based on feedback from experts in various fields, approbate them, and improve preschool teachers' skills and abilities for outdoor activities.

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Closing conference of the project “Challenges of Regional Centres: Depopulation Control, Development – best practices” (DeCoDe) was held in Daugavpils

This year on November 14th-15th Daugavpils City Council as the Lead Partner of DeCoDe project hosted partners from seven countries: Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Romania, Italy, Denmark and Spain. This was the last meeting of the project. The project is implemented within the framework of the second strand "Democratic Engagement and Civic Participation" action 2.2 “Networks of Towns” of the European Union programme "Europe for Citizens". The project aims to create an international, sustainable network of European cities to share their experiences on depopulation processes and their impacts, and to find solutions to reduce depopulation.

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Active tourist season in Daugavpils is over

The active tourist season, the time when Daugavpils was visited by the largest number of guests, and tourist services and activities were in a greatest demand is over. According to information compiled by the Daugavpils Tourist Information Centre (Daugavpils TIC) in 2019, the active tourist season can be considered as successful, as the summer was quite dynamic and the number of visitors increased. The total flow of visitors to Daugavpils tourist attractions, culture and recreational establishments increased compared with the previous year. Daugavpils was visited by 344 378 visitors from May, 1st to September, 30th, which is 21% more than in the same period of 2018.

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Exhibition by award-winning Belarussian artist to open at the Rothko Centre

At 4 p.m. on 22 November a solo exhibition by Belarussian painter Leonid Schemelev will open at the Rothko Centre. The exhibition is organised in cooperation with Mikhail Savicki Art Gallery.

 

Leonid Schemelev is People’s Artist of Belarus (1983), Merited Artist of Belarus (1973), Laureate of the State Prize of the BSSR (1982), Laureate of the Union State Prize in

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Culture news 180
LATVIA’S 101ST ANNIVERSARY HOLIDAYS - WORKING HOURS OF DAUGAVPILS TOURIST ATTRACTIONS AND RECREATION FACILITIES

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