Visby Programme Scholarships for PhD studies and postdoctoral research application call for the academic year 2017/2018 is open from 1 November 2016 to 10 January 2017. About 40 scholarships will be offered.
After fifteen years in the City of Turku’s service, UBC Strategy Coordinator Mikko Lohikoski resigns at the end of September from his post as a Director and Senior adviser to the Mayor of Turku, after having reached the uppermost age limit of a civil servant.
Mikko Lohikoski will most likely continue to work for Turku and the Baltic Sea region in a new role to be specified.
All interested in participating in this program should contact as soon as possible Mr Mikael Olsson at the Swedish Institute.
A musical delight to music admirers at the Small Hall of Dzintari Concert Hall. One may supplement the event with a pleasant walk in fresh air along the beach either before or after the concert.
Location: Dzintari Concert Hall / Dzintari
A symbolic Christmas tree lighting along with a beautiful Christmas concert programme will be organised in Jūrmala, Dubulti Square in the anticipation of Christmas. Later on the event will be continued with an extensive Christmas season offer throughout December at culture centres, exhibition halls and churches of the city.
The goal of Jūrmala MTB Marathon is to promote MTB (mountain bike) cycling sports in Latvia and Jūrmala City, as well as to popularise an active and healthy lifestyle. Overall two distances will be available to the participants of Jūrmala MTB Marathon: Sports/Public Distance (from 40 km up to 50 km) and Health Distance (from 20 km up to 30 km).
The autumn festival — Majori Bazaar — will be held already for the fourth year in a row, offering an interesting musical programme and a fair rich in autumn products to the inhabitants and guests of Jūrmala City. Every visitor of Majori Bazaar will have a chance to view and purchase the products of contemporary crafts and rural delicacies offered by the best farmers, craftsmen and artists of Latvia.