Condolences from the UBC President and Member Cities

Per Bødker Andersen, President of UBC

The news of Paweł’s death came as shock to me. It is so painful to accept that he is gone! There are no words to express my grief and sorrow.
Please convey my deepest sympathy to his family, friends, co-workers. I am with them in my thoughts in this difficult moments. I stand in solidarity with all Gdańsk inhabitants, in condemnation of this act of violence.

New Year’s Eve

Soon after the Christmas Tree has been lit in the Duke Jacob's Square at 1st of December, the city is preparing itself for celebration of the New Year's Eve. On December 31st, at 23 New Year's celebration will take place on Post Island. And the magnificent fireworks right after the midnight 00:25 will make it even more breathtaking for everyone in Jelgava.

Metal Festival and Days of Engineers

The Metal festival is educational, informative and leisure event for inhabitants and guests where it will be possible to enjoy art and culture as well as find out about education, career and job opportunities in the area of metalworking. Jelgava is industrial city and this is the reason why metalworking skills are respected here. During the holidays Days of Engineers will take place, which motivate the young people to pay attention to machinery and technical solutions. Jelgava city streets will transform into the "Pro - Kart" Championship track.