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Information has been updated at 29.08.2018, 16:38

Important information about the changes in working hours of tourist attractions, culture, sports and leisure institutions, and events held in Daugavpils

Please be informed, that tourist attractions, culture, sports and leisure institutions, and events held in Daugavpils have changed their working hours to the introduction of a state of emergency in Latvia due to spread of COVID-19 virus.

Almost all state and municipal institutions work remotely, and many tourist attractions, culture, sports and leisure institutions are closed, and events are cancelled.

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

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We are pleased to invite you to the closing conference of the project “Challenges of regional Centres: Depopulation Control, Development - best Practices” (DeCoDe

On November 14th-15th Daugavpils City Council as Lead Partner of the project DeCoDe will host an international partners and representatives from eight countries: Latvia, Lithuania, Germany, Romania, Denmark, Spain, England, Portugal. It will be the final meeting of the project. DeCoDe project is implemented within the framework of the 2nd 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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Local Solidarity = Global Solidarity Network 5th and final network’s meeting in Brussels

The fifth and final network’s meeting within the framework of the "Local Solidarity - Global Solidarity Network" (SOLID) project took place from 9 to 11 October in Brussels (Belgium), bringing together cities, regions and civil society groups from 12 countries , including representatives of Daugavpils City Council.

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In the framework of the project “Our Cities Pairing on Environment Issues” a final fact-finding trip took place in Daugavpils

The Daugavpils City Council and its partners from Turkey (cities of Amasya and Suluov) continues to implement the project the project “Our Cities Pairing on Environment Issues”.

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LAST “WIR” PROJECT MEETING

Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with Vanersborg municipality (Vänersborgs kommun) in Sweden (lead partner) implements project WIR within the framework of  European Union Programme “Europe for Citizens”, 2nd activity “Democratic engagement and civic participation”. The project involves 10 partners from 7 countries – Sweden, Italy, Spain, Austria, Germany, Finland and Latvia. Specific goal of the project is to understand the policies and strategy developed by the EU and the welcoming and integrating procedures implemented in the different member states, in order to eliminate stereotypes and misguided narratives about refugees.

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MEMORANDUM ABOUT COOPERATION IN THE FIELD OF THE ENVIRONMENT IS SIGNED

On August 29, the Daugavpils City Council signed a memorandum on ecological cooperation between the municipalities of Daugavpils and Suluova (Turkey). The document was signed by Jānis Lāčplēsis, First Deputy Chairman of the City Council, and Ahmet Davu, First Deputy Chairman of the Suluov District Administration, in the presence of representatives of both municipalities.

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ON AUGUST 29, SEMINAR ON HOUSEHOLD WASTE MANAGEMENT WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE PROJECT “OUR CITIES PAIRING ON ENVIRONMENT ISSUES”

The Daugavpils City Council and its Turkish partners (Amasya region, Suluova city) are implementing a project “Our cities Pairing on Environment Issues”. The project aim is to increase the capacity of local administrations/NGOs on waste management practices, increasing awareness of local actors and society on the environment. (More about the project here)

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LOCAL SOLIDARITY = GLOBAL SOLIDARITY NETWORK 4TH NETWORK’S MEETING IN BULGARIA

From 11 to 14 of June 2019 the partner of the project – BCLL and Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo was hosting in Bulgaria Veliko Tarnovo the 4th SOLID international event which brought together towns, regions and civil society groups from 12 countries including representatives of Daugavpils City Council.

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4th International DeCoDe Partner Event in Łódź, Poland

The fourth meeting “Best Practices for the Depopulation Control Action Plan” within the project “Challenges of Regional Centres: Depopulation Control, Development –best practices” (DeCoDe) took place in Łódź, Poland at the end of May. Lodzkie Region, a Partner of DeCoDe project hosted the meeting for partners and local representatives of academia, administration and non-governmental sector from eight countries: Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Romania, Italy, Denmark and Spain.

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LOCAL SOLIDARITY = GLOBAL SOLIDARITY NETWORK 4th Network’s meeting is taking place in Veliko Tarnovo 11-14 JUNE 2019

The project is co-financed by the Europe for Citizens programme, and it aims to empower actors to get socially engaged for the sake of European solidarity and cooperation. The SOLID Network consists of 13 towns, regions and civil society organizations from all over the EU, FYROM and Serbia. The aim of the project is to implement new political tools that enable local communities to have an impact on the global and European solidarity in time of institutional and humanitarian crisis that different EU countries are currently facing.

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