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Estonia to participate in new Goncourt literary prize selection process

  • 2021-07-13
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN – This year, the French Institute of Estonia and Academie Goncourt will start cooperating in issuing a new literary prize - the Prix Goncourt winner as selected by an Estonian jury. The Estonian jury will include French-speaking pupils, student...

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Best-selling writer Gordon Mott: “I have a special place in my heart for the Baltics”

A former American-Lithuanian English teacher met his future wife, Asta, in Lithuania in the early 1990s and Gordon Mott, the teacher-turned-best-selling-author, has fallen in love with the country, and the Baltics, for good. His first ever book, Lithuanian Lullaby, published in early 2021, has ta...

Iggy Pop to perform in Tallinn next June

TALLINN - US rock legend Iggy Pop will perform in Tallinn on June 14 next year, the show's organizer announced on Monday. The concert will take place at Alexela Concert Hall.  Iggy Pop became known as the singer of the proto-punk band The Stooges in ...

Best-selling writer Gordon Mott: “I have a special place in my heart for the Baltics”

A former American-Lithuanian English teacher met his future wife, Asta, in Lithuania in the early...

Iggy Pop to perform in Tallinn next June

TALLINN - US rock legend Iggy Pop will perform in Tallinn on June 14 next year, the show's or...

Lithuanian court dismisses Russian pop star’s appeal against entry ban

VILNIUS – Vilnius Regional Administrative Court on Monday dismissed an appeal filed by Russ...

Nine Latvian cities and towns vie for title of 2027 European Capital of Culture

RIGA - The Culture Ministry has received nine Latvian cities and towns' applications for the ...

The Best Online Cultural Experiences in the Baltics

Don’t you just wish you could put life on pause and go on a vacation? Ho...

Klaipeda to host European folk culture festival in 2022

VILNIUS – The Lithuanian port city of Klaipeda will be able to host the Europeade, the larg...

Exhibition of Estonian National Museum stalled in Russian customs

TALLINN - A traveling exhibition being transported from the Komi Republic of Russia to Estonia ha...

Tallinn Music Week adjourned until fall

TALLINN - Initially planned for June, the international music and city festival Tallinn Music Wee...

Marie Elizabeth Seager: “The pandemic has been disastrous for many independent professions and many musicians across Europe”

French mezzo-soprano Marie Elizabeth Seager is not foreign to the Baltics. The celebrity singer a...

Rammstein show in Tallinn postponed to July 20, 2022

TALLINN – Due to the difficult global situation and the COVID-19 restrictions affecting pub...

National Film Center distributes EUR 1.5 million among 15 cinematic projects

RIGA - As a result of a film production competition, the National Film Center (NFC) has distribut...

Latvia nominates Kuldiga for UNESCO World Heritage List

RIGA - Latvia has nominated Kuldiga for the UNESCO World Heritage List, Kuldiga county's repr...

Education Ministry plans to organize Youth Song and Dance Celebration in summer

RIGA - The Education and Science Ministry plans to organize the XII Latvian School Youth Song and...

A dramatic collision between industrial sound and space

Packed with surreal-like variations of industrial and melodic techno, the first official season o...

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