Visit of Androulla Vassiliou to Riga: visit to the Riga Central Market - "Taste and Feel 2014!", Concert "Riga through centuries and cultures", extracts from the speech
Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the EC in charge of Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, travelled to Riga from 18 to 20 January to take part in the 2014 European Capital of Culture's opening events, as well as to launch Erasmus+, the EU's new funding programme for education, training, youth and sport, in the country.
During her stay, she visited the Riga Central Market where events linked to the European Capital of Culture were held all day. In the evening, she gave a speech at Arena Riga, ahead of the European Capital's opening concert, 'Rīga dimd' (Riga Resounds), which marked the inauguration of the status of the European Capital of Culture. PHOTOSHOTLIST
Type: Report Reference: I-085413 Date: 18/01/2014 Duration: 03:49 DG:Directorate-General for CommunicationLocation:Riga,Riga - Arena Riga Thesaurus:EU relations with Member States,EU relations with Member States,European Commission - visits made,European Cultural Capital,Latvia Personalities:Aiva Rozenberga,Androulla Vassiliou,Inna Šteinbuka,Nils Ušakovs
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