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    Estonian Ambassador to Latvia Mati Vaarmann visits Estonia – Latvia Programme office in Tartu

    Estonian Ambassador to Latvia Mati Vaarmann paid a visit to Estonia – Latvia Programme office in Tartu on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, to talk about the projects that are currently implemented jointly by partners in Estonia and Latvia. 

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    Happy Independence Day, Estonia!

    On Monday, February 24, 2014, the Republic of Estonia celebrates 96th anniversary of its independence. Head Eesti Vabariigi aastapäeva! Priecīgu Igaunijas Republikas neatkarības dienu! Happy Estonia's Independence day!

  • Photo from European Cooperation Day Poster Campaign 2013 by Baltic Cross-border programmes, photo by Paula Vilsone

    Public hearing on the new Estonia – Latvia Programme document will be held in April

    The public hearing events on the Estonia – Latvia Programme 2014-2020 programme document will be held in April 2014 separately in Estonia and Latvia, the Joint Programming Committee decided during its last meeting on February 12-13 in Pärnu, Estonia. All interested stakeholders will be asked to express their opinion on the programme document for the new period.

  • Summer fog near the border between Estonia and Latvia, photo by Betti Säre

    Vision and mission statements formulated for Estonia – Latvia Programme 2014-2020

    The Joint Programming Committee of Estonia – Latvia Programme 2014-2020 approved the final wording of vision and mission statements for the new Programme on February 13 in Pärnu, Estonia. The statements will be used for the first time in the Programme document, and afterwards in public communication about the Programme. 

  • Writer’s seminar participants on their way to Taagepera Village Society to meet the representative of Still Active project, photo by Kaspars Rūklis

    Eight writers to join forces on stories about Estonia – Latvia cooperation

    Eight writers from Estonia and Latvia met on February 7 in Taagepera, Estonia, to agree on common principles for writing short stories about Estonia – Latvia cooperation initiatives. A publication with these stories, featuring each of the 67 projects supported by Estonia – Latvia Programme, will be released in spring 2014 in Estonian and Latvian.

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  • Smart Botanical Gardens file photo

    From reality to perfection in botanical gardens

    Latvian Environmental Development Association, National Botanical Garden of Latvia and Tartu University Botanical Garden is organizing the final conference of Estonia – Latvia Programe supported Smart Botanical Gardens project “The mission of botanical gardens: from reality to perfection”. The conference will take place on April 9, 2014, in Riga, Latvia.

  • Visualization of new Valka fire and rescue station

    Construction of the new Valka fire and rescue station to begin

    On Thursday, March 27, 2014 the foundation stone for the new Valka fire and rescue station will be laid in an official ceremony. The new station is a part of Estonia – Latvia Programme supported JATE project (Building Cross-Border Capacity to Perform Joint Activities in Tough Environment). Latvian government and Latvian State Fire and Rescue service officials are going to participate in the ceremony.

  • Renovated Valga – Valka railway station opened for passangers

    The Valga – Valka Railway station was opened after renovation for passangers on December 22, 2013, with a festive ceremony, featuring artists from Estonia and Latvia. This railway station renovation was possible thanks to the support from Estonia – Latvia Programme.

  • House of Sounds file photo

    House of Sounds organizes an exhibit of traditional musical instruments and a festival in Valmiera

    Many traditional instrument lovers and experts from Estonia and Latvia will gather in Valmiera, Latvia, November 7-10 to participate in traditional instrument trainings, opening of an exhibition and a music festival. These events are a part of Estonia – Latvia Programme supported House of Sounds project.

  • Riverways file photo

    Discussion about Vaidava River kicks of series of events on water tourism in Estonia and Latvia

    Estonia – Latvia Programme supported Riverways project is starting a series of discussions on water tourism development in different rivers in Estonia and Latvia with a seminar devoted to Vaidava River, taking place on November 8, 2013 in Ape Municipality, Latvia.

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