Glitch Art

Glitch Art is an exhibition exploring the theme of faults in information technology, information systems and user interfaces, so-called “glitches”. This exhibition, which is pioneering even by Nordic standards, combines art and science and approaches the subject from a variety of angles, challenging the viewer.

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A monument of Zigfrīds Anna Meierovics to Latvia

To mark the centenary of the State of Latvia, a monument to Zigfrīds Anna Meierovics will be unveiled in the old town of Tukums. With this initiative, the municipality of Tukums honours with pride the link that this town and municipality has with one of the founders of Latvia — Z. A. Meierovics.
The first Minister for Foreign Affairs, a delegate at the Constitutional Assembly and a multiple Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia — these were the official positions of A. Meierovics during the period from 1918 until his death in August 1925.

Gnomos – a tango adventure for the whole family (PREMIERE)

Gnomos discusses the importance of nature, treacherous selfishness and true partnership. The story is interpreted through live music and dance. In its performances, Tangotheatre Kiuta combines Argentinian tango with physical theatre and topics that are not commonly associated with tango. 

Kiuta is a dance theatre ensemble, which was founded by Marjo Kiukaanniemi and Timo Hakkarainen in 2011. It uses Argentinian tango as a choreographic basis and a tool in its performances. Kiuta has performed in seven countries.

A refugee report from Hasselø camp

Tuesday the 9th of October, the Cultural Heritage Association will host the first lecture of the year. Lecturer Irma Frieda Selma Torres talks this evening about his stay at the Hasselø camp, which in the years after World War II was a refugee camp for German refugees.The Cultural Mining Association will launch this year's lecture series with an evening about the refugee camp Hasselø camp at Nykøbing F.

State Centenary celebrations

November 2018 is the month marking the 100 years of Latvia. Several events will take place in Tukums to celebrate the Day of Restoration of the Independence of Latvia.

On 11 November, on Lāčplēša Day, the town’s residents will light torches and go out on a parade to honour the heroes, who died fighting for the freedom of Latvia.
On 18 November, on the day of Proclamation of Independence of Latvia, Tukums will hold festive assemblies and concerts, inviting each and every one to attend. Free admission.

An exhibition of the Decorative Folk Art Studio “Durbe” — “My folk costume”

On 9 June, at the Tukums Weavers’ Workshop (3 Tidaholmas Street, Tukums), the Decorative Folk Art Studio (DFAS) “Durbe” opened an exhibition “My folk costume” dedicated to the centenary of Latvia. The exhibit includes 13 sets of folk costumes from Tukums, Engure, Jaunpils and Kandava regions — they were made for the Tukums museum collection as a result of ethnographic research and diligent work.

Project “Increased initiative and capacity building regarding youth entrepreneurship”

Jurmala City Council is looking for partners to the project “Increased initiative and capacity building regarding youth entrepreneurship” in the framework of Erasmus+ programme (KA2) Strategic partnerships.

The partners could be a municipality or school (with youngster aged 16-20), or other institution who can involve youngsters.