Catalogue of Latvian Writers and Illustrators of Children's Literature
The "Latvian Literature" platform has issued a large format book of fiction for children titled "The Horse" ("Zirgs"). The catalogue comprises works by 20 Latvian writers and book artists of different generations and is intended as a visual material to present contemporary Latvian illustrators and authors of children's literature to book industry professionals worldwide. A limited number of copies will be available in stores. Read more
|32||The International Drama Contest "Talking about Borders"||15.04.2018||The International Drama Contest and Festival TALKING ABOUT BORDERS is an annual event established|
in 2005 for countries in Central and Eastern Europe.
For 2017/2018 Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will be the partner countries for both, the contest and
the festival. TALKING ABOUT BORDERS is one of the most renowned and established drama contests
in Eastern Europe. Authors in the partnering countries are invited to send in their plays, out of
which a jury of cultural professionals and experts will nominate a winner who will be given a prize of
3.500 €, a professional translation into German language, as well as a granted debut performance at
the Theater Regensburg in the season 2018/2019. Read more
|33||Translator Maima Grīnberga|
nominated for Estonian award
Talented Latvian translator Maima Grīnberga has been nominated for Estonian Cultural Endowment's Annual Translation Award 2015 for her translations of Estonian literature. She has received such award already in 2011. Read more...