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Live coverage of Project LIVIND's concluding seminar “living Legacy for a sustainable future” May 16

Every interested person is invited to follow up on the live broadcast of the seminar at noon. 9.30-15.00 on YouTube.

LNKC calls for application for traditional singing courses in May and June

Both theoretical and practical lessons with four traditional singing instructors are planned during the courses.

Announced application for courses “Creating a cultural offer”

The historical lands and intangible cultural Heritage Division of the national cultural Centre of Latvia invites employees of the sector and other interested persons to apply for professional improvement courses “Building of cultural offers”, which will take place four days in March and April. Thank you for your interest, the maximum number of seats has been reached! If you wish to receive information in case of space vacancy or recurrence of courses, please complete the questionnaire: […]

VIII Latvian storytellers Conference on First Name and last Name stories

Video recordings of the conference.

Seminar “Empowerment and Tourism opportunities for sustainable Development of intangible cultural Heritage”

Video recording of the seminar.

Autumn season events of the Latgale seminar “SPA LAB” will take place in November

The autumn season events of the creative seminar cycle “SPEC LAB” will be held in the Livans on Saturday, November 11, and in Preils on Thursday, November 23. The aim of the seminar cycle is to strengthen the growth, cooperation capacity and understanding of Latgale cultural life organizers and representatives of non-governmental organisations, as well as young people regarding modern cultural processes. “SPA LAB” in Livans will invite young people to explore traditional culture and Latgalian rap music, […]

We invite participation in THE LIVIND vebinary “living heritage and goodness”

We invite participation in THE LIVIND webinaryThe silent Legacy and goodness on October 31, 2023 at 14.00-16.00 the contribution of cultural activities for People's well-being has been studied well and results are convincing. Going to concerts or to Theatre as a participant or self-expressive practices through e.g. singing in a Choir, Crafts, dancing, or joining drama method workshops can […]

The seminar “Latvian folk suit and urban clothing – research, finishing, making” will take place.

We invite to the seminar “Latvian folk suit and urban clothing – research, finishing, making”. The seminar will be held at the Limbazi Culture House on October 27, 2023 at 10.00. Subjects to be discussed at the seminar: * national suit and urban clothing in Latvia in the 19 th/20 th century. Annette Karlsson, researcher in ethnology department at LU Institute of Latvian History; * experience in costume making. Dagnija Kupsche, Head of the weaving Workshop Weverisha; * Research and experiences of brunch fabrics. Aija […]

Announced login for traditional music instrument games

This autumn, there will be a chance to learn to play violin, mandolin, Iehis ermonik and cymboli (with no background) at the traditional musical instrument game courses in Scruveros. Darth's Drava, Peter Narubin, Oscar Patiano and Ilmar Pumpura will show the ability to play. The courses will take place on October 6-8, October 27-29, November 24-26, December 8-10 (Friday night to Sunday afternoon). Co-payment: EUR 80. Overnight possible racer schools […]

Professional development courses “traditional singing school Drabey 2023”

Traditional singing enthusiasts and interestingly invited to participate in professional development courses “traditional singing school Drabey 2023”, which are organised for a third time. This year they will be held from 10 to 13 August in the Drabee Manor (Cēsis District). Courses are intended to explore the various aspects of traditional singing, the acquisition of practical skills and the exchange of experience. A great opportunity to sing, learn traditional multilingualism and the unanimous song […]

We are invited to apply for the Etnoday of young people 2023

Young people from 15 to 25 years of age are invited to apply for annual festival for youth Etnoday, which will take place in Cēsis District and Drabey from 8 to 10 September. Since 2010, young people from a variety of Latvian folklore clusters have been met. This annual programme offers not only access to the various skills of craftsmen (such as the making of wood and other traditional instruments), but […]

We are invited to apply for a LIVIND cultural heritage education workshop on 22 March

The workshop will be held on 22 March 2023, 14.00-16.00., logging by 17 March.

VIDEO: “SPIDER LAB” seminars to strengthen communication and research skills

On 20 January, in Daugavpils and on 27 January, the people of Latvia, Latgale cultural workers and NGOs are invited to attend educational seminars “SPR LAB”.

Seminar “Opportunities and responsibilities for the identification and inheritance of the cultural heritage of South Kurzeme”

The seminar will be held on 17 January 2023 at the Lithuanian Cultural House.

“City and Farm” will be held on Friday.

The conference will be held on 9 December and online at

Seminar “national and non-governmental, individual and collective responsibility and opportunities for preservation of cultural heritage”

The informative seminar will take place on 8 December at 10.00 awards in the cultural and recreational centre.

Vebinary “intangible cultural heritage and sustainable economic development in Latvian historical lands”

The vebinary will take place on November 8, 2022, from 14.00 to 16.30

Seminars dedicated to intangible cultural heritage online | seminar lecture video

In cooperation with UNESCO, the Latvian National Commission and the support of the Ministry of Culture held an online seminar on intangible cultural heritage held ON 29 April and 7 May.

Seminars on the intangible cultural heritage of Latgale

On 14 and 25 January in Latgale Embassy “Gors”, in Rezekne, a cycle of two online seminars “Sustainability of Latgale traditions in the modern environment” was held. The aim of the seminars was to update the possibilities for the preservation and promotion of Latgale intangible cultural heritage. The participants of the seminars represented different areas of culture and craft and offered a binding exchange of experience not only for Latgale but also for the stakeholders of other regions. Thursday, 14 January, seminar […]