Liepaja will put its name in the running to become European Capital of Culture in 2027, Liepaja City Council spokeswoman Zita Lazdane said in mid-September.
The municipality emphasizes that it has all the prerequisites to obtain this title, namely, Liepaja is a modern, contemporary and global 21st century city with strong historical traditions - with the oldest professional theater in the country, the oldest symphony orchestra in the Baltics, an extensive and strong professional art scene, a diverse education system, developed infrastructure, creative residents and a boom...
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