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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


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The collaboration of Daugavpils City Council and Trondheim (Norway) develops successfully

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


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The number of visitors to tourist attractions in Daugavpils continues to grow

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,


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Infractructure projects implemented by Daugavpils City Council in 2015

Infractructure projects implemented by Daugavpils City Council in


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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


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This summer the city will have new playgrounds

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


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Daugavpils fortress wins 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

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


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The Museum of Shmakovka* opened in Daugavpils

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


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Local farmer market resumed to work

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


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Swedish National Day in Daugavpils

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


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IV International East Baltic Business Forum

Latgale Special Economic Zone – business offer in Daugavpils

B2B platforms: metalworking, woodworking industry and textile industry 

June 2nd, 2016, in Daugavpils

11:00 –


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Open hours of the Daugavpils Fortress Culture & Information Centre during Winter holidays

22.12. - 9:00-18:00
23.12. - 9:00-17:00
24.-27.12. - closed
28.-29.12. - 9:00-18:00
30.12. - 9:00-16:00
31.12. - closed
01.-03.01.2016. -


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Conference “European Identity building - transnational civic education” in Daugavpils, Latvia within the framework of “European regions developing European Citizenship” project


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Everything ready for the 2nd International Partner Meeting – Conference “European Identity building -  transnational civic education” in Daugavpils, Latvia within the framework of “European r

Daugavpils City Council together with sixteen regions, towns and Civil Society Organisations from eleven EU countries and with the coordination of Lodzkie Region (Poland) have created a project proposal in the framework of the Europe for Citizens Programme.

The aim of this programme is to:

ü  Contribute to citizens' understanding of the EU, its history and


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Call for LATVIAN participants for participation in youth exchange

“CHANGE YOUR HABITS” in TURKEY from 10 to 17th of October 2015.
Youth exchange will be organized in city Sivas. Participate can youth from Latvia in age from 18 – 25 years old. In project will participate 30 youth. Partner countries will be Spain, Poland, Italy, Latvia and Turkey. To participate in a project you must fill application form. .For more detailed


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Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia congratulates Daugavpils with its 740th anniversary

According to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) of Latvia, Daugavpils is the second largest city in Latvia – at the beginning of 2015 there were 86 435 residents. As the number of population in Latvia reduced, also the number of resident population in Daugavpils decreased – by 968 residents as compared to the beginning of 2014. During the last 10 years, the


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III International Tourism Conference “Daugavpils – 740. New Identity of the City”

In April 24th Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center will open doors for the participants of  III International Tourism Conference to introduce tourism professional the new marketing concept, a variety of tourism opportunities, to promote cooperation between Latvian and foreign tourism professionals. More than 150 participants from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Belarus and Russia have already


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Entrepreneurship Training Course

Embassy of Sweden, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, TeliaSonera and CONNECT Latvia invites you to join the Entrepreneurship Training Course in Daugavpils in spring of 2015

In brief

The objective of the course is to inspire


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III International Tourism Conference “Daugavpils – 740. New Identity of the City” April 23rd - 24th 2015, Daugavpils, Latvia

III International Tourism Conference

“Daugavpils – 740. New Identity of the City”

April 23rd - 24th 2015, Daugavpils, Latvia 


Daugavpils - the city rich with its cultural and historical traditions in 2015 will


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