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Information has been updated at 29.08.2018, 16:38

Rothko Centre will celebrate Mark Rothko’s 115th anniversary

On Friday 21 September at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, the 115th anniversary of the world-renowned Daugavpils-born artist Mark Rothko will be celebrated with a concert of an Italian duet, a creative workshop for children, a press conference and the opening of eight new exhibitions.

 

Anniversary celebrations at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will

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EUCIDIN offered a series of conferences in Valencia on the topic of the integration of immigrants and refugees

A series of international conferences on the integration of immigrants and refugees was held in Valencia under the project "Digital Strategy for the Cities of the European Union for the Integration of Immigrants" (EUCIDIN for its acronym in Spanish), with the participation of 9 partners from 5 different countries: Latvia, Romania, Greece, Spain and Italy.

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A Video Created Within the Framework of the Project “Challenges of Regional Centres: Depopulation Control, Development – best practices” (DeCoDe)

Daugavpils City Council, as the leading partner of the DeCoDe project, has created a video about the first meeting of the project that took place this May in Daugavpils. You can watch it here: https://www.facebook.com/212822736205521/videos/219657182188743/

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Apply for Physical Activity - Gymnastics Group Classes!

In order to improve the health of the inhabitants, there are free of charge physical activity - gymnastics group classes organized, which are lead by certified physiotherapists – Zenta Piscova, Natālija Poļakova, Andris Trifanovs and Jeļena Buiko.

The classes are organized in the afternoon and evening groups. Target audience is the inhabitants who are more than 54 years old and

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V International East Baltic Business Forum in Daugavpils

Daugavpils City Council invites to V International East Baltic Business Forum that will take place from 20th – 21st September, 2018 in Daugavpils.

Daugavpils has many different traditions and one of them is Daugavpils Business Forum. The aim of the Forum this year is to enable cooperation between Latvian and foreign companies by

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Daugavpils Fortress received a high recognition from the Council of Europe

Once every two years, the European Council holds the Landscape Award competition, which rewards the best regenerated landscapes. This time the main award of the Council of Europe was awarded to the Daugavpils Fortress, winning a national selection among 8 applicants and candidates from 39 countries that have signed the European Landscape Convention. Under heavy competition, Daugavpils Fortress

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

This year on May 23-24 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 first meeting of the project. The project is implemented within the framework of the 2nd strand "Democratic Engagement and Civic Participation" action 2.2 “Networks of Towns”

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The first meeting of the project “Challenges of Regional Centres: Depopulation Control, Development – best practices” (DeCoDe) to be held in Daugavpils

This year on May 23-24 Daugavpils City Council as the Lead Partner of DeCoDe project will host the meeting for partners from seven countries: Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Romania, Italy, Denmark and Spain. This will be the first meeting of the project. The project is implemented within the framework of the 2nd strand "Democratic Engagement and Civic Participation" action 2.2

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Project Gen-Y CITY ends with a photo exhibition „DAUGAVPILS IN THE EYES OF „GENERATION Y””

Until June 10, a photo exhibition "DAUGAVPILS IN THE EYES OF „GENERATION Y”" will be displayed in the Professional Education Competence Centre Daugavpils Secondary School of Design and Art "Saules skola". The photo exhibition was organized as the closing meeting of the local action group within the project "Get into the swing of the city!" (Gen-Y City),

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Participants from Daugavpils Took Part in International Conference on Urban Volunteering in Poland

Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with Torun municipality in Poland (lead partner) implements project HOP! (“Hearts Open, People!”) within the framework of  European Union Programme “Europe for Citizens”, 2nd activity “Democratic engagement and civic participation”. The project involves seven partners from four countries – Poland,

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International project’s “Recruit potential” meeting was held in Daugavpils

Within the frameworks of the project Recruit potential (“Recruit potential – VET measures for Inclusive Employers”) international project partners meeting “Employers as Educators” was held in Daugavpils from April 18th till 19th. Project is being implemented by 5 partners from

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International project’s “Recruit potential” meeting was held in Daugavpils

Within the frameworks of the project Recruit potential  (“Recruit potential – VET measures for Inclusive Employers”) international project partners meeting “Employers as Educators” was held in Daugavpils from April 18th till 19th. Project is being implemented by 5

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The second meeting of EU project WIR took place

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,

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U.S. Ambassador to Visit Daugavpils

Riga, April 18, 2018 – U.S. Ambassador Nancy Pettit will make an official visit to Daugavpils on April 19-20.  During her visit, Ambassador Pettit will meet with Mayor Rihards Eigims and City Council officials, as well as local NGO, business representatives and exchange students.  She will also attend the five-year anniversary event of the Mark Rothko Art Center.

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Let’s bring Europe closer to our citizens – project “Challenges of Regional Centres: Depopulation Control, Development – best practices” (DeCoDe), Nr.595269-CITIZ-1-2017-2-LV-CITIZ-NT has lau

Daugavpils City Council, as a lead partner, together with project partners from different EU countries and cities, has launched the DeCoDe project in the framework of the Measure “Networks of Towns” of Action 2 “Democratic Engagement and Civic Participation” of the European Union programme “Europe for Citizens”. The project involves 8 partners from 8

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LOCAL SOLIDARITY = GLOBAL SOLIDARITY NETWORK

Daugavpils City Council  is a partner in a new Europen initiative „Local solidarity = global solidarity” Network which in short is called: SOLID. The project is co-financed by the Europe for Citizens programme, and it aims to empower actors to get more socialy engaged for the sake of European solidarity and cooperation. The SOLID Network consists of 13

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Tourism industry in Daugavpils continued its dynamic development in 2017

Daugavpils City Municipality Tourism Development and Information Agency has compiled data on the number of visitors in Daugavpils tourist attractions for the tourism season 2017. The analysis of the data revealed that the total number of visitors to Daugavpils tourist attractions, cultural and recreational establishments was 508 477 together. The total number of visitors to the Daugavpils

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 The Active Role of Digital Tools in Immigrants' Integration  ROMANIA, BUCHAREST 24th - 26th   January 2018

 

The Conference in Bucharest was organized by the European Academy Association and the Ilfov County Council, within the framework of the project “EU City Digital Strategies for Immigrants’ Integration (EUCIDIN)”. The project was submitted within the programme Europe for Citizens with two important activities,

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Daugavpils City Council is working on the development of creative entrepreneurship

The project „Get into the swing of the City!” (Gen-Y City) is being implemented within the EU programme URBACT III. The main idea of the project is to preserve, attract and develop creative competences of the inhabitants of Daugavpils.

Within the framework of the project, the City Council is working to attract Generation Y to the city. Generation Y are the representatives of

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New video about Daugavpils within the project “Get into the swing of the City!

The creative team of the project “Gen-Y City”, in cooperation with external experts, has launched a video of the project "Get into the swing of the city!" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_ahwLUGAlE, which reflects the examples of good practice in Daugavpils, as well as the creative potential of the city. The video shows

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