Latgale Special Economic Zone operates from January 2017. In order to present the advantages of Latgale SEZ for business development to the entrepreneurs of Latvia and foreign countries, to exchange experience and to build sustainable business Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with the Latgale Planning Region organizes the informative conference "Business in Daugavpils and Latgale
Daugavpils City Municipality Tourism Development and Information Agency has compiled data on the number of visitors to the Daugavpils tourist sites between the May 1st and September 30th, 2016 and revealed that the total number of visitors was 231 478 which is by 5 465 visitors or 2, 4% more that in the same period of 2015.
It should be noted that a set
Daugavpils Fortress is a unique place in Daugavpils as well as all around the world. Therefore, we should be proud that there is such significant cultural and historical heritage in our city.
We invite both teachers and students to refresh their knowledge about the history, to find out something new about this place and take part in exciting and entertaining guided tours around
It was possible for everyone who attended the European Heritage Days to find out what our city was like almost two centuries ago.
The main theme of this event was the 175th Anniversary of the city’s old protective dike.
Daugavpils museum opened a photo exposition right on the street. More than 60 photos are helping to restore the past.
The problem of
The project „The regeneration of fortress territory” in Daugavpils will be evaluated at European Union level.
On the October - 9th the Ministry of environment and Regional development informed about the results of “European landscape Prize” contest, organised under the General Secretary of European Council. The winning national selection was the project presented by Daugavpils. For our city it is an honour to represent the country in the contest at European level.
This year there
The delegation from the city of Trondheim in Norway visited Daugavpils. This visit is the next step in the development of partnership ties between the two cities.
The idea for this partnership arose during the seminar „Opportunities of Cooperation between the Municipalities of Norway and Latvia”, which was held in our city last year. Today, already, in the framework of
Daugavpils City Municipality Tourism Development and Information Agency has compiled data on the number of visitors to tourism objects in Daugavpils in the first half of this year and published following results.
The number of visitors to tourist attractions in Daugavpils was 230 157 during the first six months of this year, which, in fact, is by 26 157 visitors or 11,
The work group of the project „Enhancing volunteering actions and quality in Europe” (EVOLAQ) was held on the 13th of June. During the work group its representatives Jekaterina Smirnova (Volunteer of the Year Award 2014 of Latvia, the student of Daugavpils University) and Andzey Zacinajev (Deputy of director of J.Pilsudska Daugavpils state polish gymnasium) told
On 31st of May Public Utilities Department has signed an agreement with the company „Enlife”- the winner of the procurement procedure, to perform the order of Daugavpils municipality, which includes five different positions.
On the peninsula in the park „Esplanade” seven-meter mesh pyramid with additional gaming units for children 5-14 years old and 5 items of
Daugavpils fortress is proud to share the news about receiving a 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence which is one of the most important criteria defining the travelers’ choice in visiting the tourist attractions and is also an internationally recognised mark of a tourism business excellence. According to the visitor feedback on TripAdvisor, Daugavpils fortress is among the Top 10
On June 3rd the traditional red ribbon has been cut at the “Shmakovka” Museum, a unique tourist destination has appeared in the city.
As the Major of Daugavpils Janis Lāčplēsis noticed, there is whisky in Scotland, bourbon in United States, chacha in Georgia, slivovitz in Croatia. For non-one it seems odd to promote national cuisine and local drink. Meanwhile Latgale also
Since June 3rd an evening Local farmer market resumed to work, in which Daugavpils inhabitants can purchase the quality products which are grown up in Latgale.
In the market, it is possible to purchase products from Daugavpils region local farmers - greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, berries, fruits, vegetables, honey, seedlings and other goods. Local farmer market will operate on
On the 4th June Swedish National Day will be celebrated in Daugavpils. For the first time in Latvia the Swedish National Day will be celebrated outside the capital city. This celebration will be even more important due to the fact that it will be also Daugavpils’ city celebrations.
Swedish Ambassador to Latvia H.Landerholm thinks
Conference “European Identity building - transnational civic education” in Daugavpils, Latvia within the framework of “European regions developing European Citizenship” project