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On 26 April Latvian writer Andris Kolbergs will be honoured for his lifetime achievement at the 2011 Latvian Literature Award ceremony at Riga Art Space.
Two grant contracts have been signed for new cross-border projects funded by the European Union under the Estonia-Latvia-Russia CBC Programme, dealing respectively with sports as a means of tackling social exclusion, and cooperation in theatre and music.
On November 3, new Culture Minister Sarmīte Ēlerte took up her new role. She has put forward three priorities for her work: the strengthening of national identity, the consolidation of the nations cultural space, and the transfer of creative ideas into solutions for economic development.
The budget of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia for the year 2010 is planned at 68.26 million LVL (97.5 million EUR). This represents a reduction of 20% in comparison to the year 2009.
The newsletter Culture and Development is published quarterly by the non-governmental organisation Culturelab. It aims to inform its readers about the latest developments in Latvian culture policy, regional initiatives, creative industries, and significant shifts and changes in cultural infrastructure. BC retranslates the main issues of the newsletter published in Q3 of 2009.
The state agency Jaunie tris brali (J3B), which was established with the purpose to implement the Latvian National Library, Riga Concert Hall and Contemporary Art Museum construction projects, will be liquidated, the new Culture Minister Ints Dalderis informed LETA.