In image: Wall painting “GOD BLESS LATVIA” – the daughter of the nation on a white horse heading through the arches. In the painting, the arch of triumph is complemented by a sea background and the architectural symbols of the world’s continents, which alegytically represent Latvia’s relationship with the world, while recalling the Aizpute as an ancient port city. The wall painting made by Linmeijers and artist Gerda Stūre.
Pasta iela 6. Aizpute
Aizpute`s water tower has officially opened the doors, which for tourism purposes has been rebuilt as a viewing tower, with the highest point of the roof being 27m.
Book your visit in advance!
Entrance cost – EUR 1.
Address: Atmodas iela 32 C
Phone number: (+371) 23663289
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From April till end of May in Aizpute county Tourism information centre, Atmodas iela 16, will be happening Hanna Sjōberg`s exhibition “At the water`s edge”.
„At the water’s edge“ is an exchange of personal memories from the Baltic Sea Region from the times when the sea was divided by the Iron Curtain. Museums and organizations from all the nine countries around the Baltic Sea participate in the project. Exhibition in Latvia is organized by workshops and residences centre SERDE.
From February 13 till end of March in Aizpute county Tourism information centre, Atmodas iela 16, is open an ehhibition of american artist Christofer Arthur Garsia, who made several Latvian mythological reproductions in ceramics, whitch were made in artist and residecies centre SERDE.
On September, 2018, this exhibition will be on display in Europen Professional doll art festival in Riga.
Every interesent can applay to MOVEMENT ART practices, that will take place in Cīrava Cultural house! Movement art – is a free range of dance, that encourages physical strength, creativity and laxity.
Movement art practices will be form without age restrictions. Membership fee – free!
More information about practice and applaying:
(+371) 28832110 (Kristīne Brīniņa)
This old and interesting discovery could lay in Aizputes Local History museum’s (New castle manor) attic, if there won’t be required beam repair. At the moment it is known that this artefact is Tornaw’s family coat of arm.
More about discovery:
At the very beginning of April LPC expedition confirmed new finding of cupmarked stone near Rokasbirzs village (Kurzeme region, Aizpute district). Cupmarked stone with 7 cupmarks is located near rural roadside not very far from Ozolkalni home on Čiekuru land. It is easily accessible from road going south from Rokasbirzs village. Čiekuru cupmark stone becomes the first cupmarked stone in Aizpute town surroundings.
In Aizpute district are also three Mūrnieki cupmarked stones in Cīrava parish.
From March 2015 Aizpute city library’s book fund is supplemented with rare expenditure “Terra Mariana. 1186 – 1888 ″. This book represents the history of the Christian faith in Latvia and Estonia – the former Livonia.
Aizpute city library, Atmodas iela 24