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ERASMUS+ “Network of UNESCO Cultural Spaces” 2021-2023

Network of UNESCO Cultural Spaces, No. 2020-1-LV01-KA204- 077559 Europe is recognizable worldwide for its rich cultural values including intangible cultural heritage (ICH) – the knowledge, practices and traditions of European citizens. The importance of ICH was legally recognized with the Convention for the Safeguarding of the ICH adopted by UNESCO General Conference in 2003. Cultural […]

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Exhibition “Suitu godi”

in Basi tautas nams For your information: Basi is a populated area, situated in the Gudenieki civil parish, which falls under the Kuldīga district, 20 km away from the district centre. Basi is one of the villages encompassing the cultural-historical area of the Suiti land. The Basi Tautas nams, the local culture centre, is located […]

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“Austuve” weavers’ workshop

The creative weavers’ workshop “Austuve” was founded on 2008 under a project which was funded by the State Culture Capital Foundation and managed by Ilga Leimane. Premises were kindly allocated by the Alsunga District Municipality for creating the workshop at Skolas Street 11a (locally also known as the “red school”). To create it, the local […]

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“Suitu ķēķis”

“Suitu ķēķis” Creative Workshop “Suitu ķēķis” (the Suiti kitchen) workshop traces back to 2016, when the Association, as a part of expanding its operation, began preparation works to set up a new creative workshop in Skolas Street 11a, Alsunga (locally known as the “red school”). The workshop is located just next to “Austuve” workshop. Step […]

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Suiti Heritage depository

The Suiti heritage depository was created in 2014 and allocated in the Culture Centre of Alsunga, on the 2nd floor, at Zieduleja Street 1. Such place for storing the Suiti inventory became a necessity, as a result of implementing a project which was funded by the State Culture Capital foundation, titled “Identification, documentation and digitalization […]

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UNESCO-tourism

Estonian-Latvian cross-border cooperation program project UNESCO-tourism Igaunijas-Latvijas pārrobežu sadarbības projekts, prezentācija, PDF The goal of the project is the development and popularization of cultural tourism in the regions recognized by UNESCO “UNESCO tourism” in cooperation with the Livi in Latvia and the Seti and Kihnu communities in Estonia. Project duration 3 years; the total amount […]

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About the EKC “Suiti” Association

“Etniskās kultūras centrs “Suiti” association was founded on December 18, 2001 in order to promote awareness about Suiti region as an ethnical community and to retain, protect and balance development of the Suiti heritage In 2008, the association was given the status of organization of social benefit. Articles of Association The association consists of 50 […]