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  1. 1. Laipni lūdzam Daugavpilī! Daugavpils City Council 2013
  2. 2. Daugavpils – second largest city in Latvia at the Eastern border of EU Lithuania – 25 km Belarus – 35 km Russia – 120 km Important cross-border center of industry, transportation, commerce, services, education, culture and tourism.
  3. 3. Dünaburg – castle on the Düna river 738 anniversary in 2013 1275 Master of Livonian Order Ernst von Ratzeburg established the castle of Dünaburg Daugavpils 1275 Naujene on the trade route “from Vikings to Greeks” (river Daugava)
  4. 4. Dünaburg 1275 -1656 1566 1275 - 1656 1656 - 1667 1667 - 1893 1893 – 1920 since 1920 Dünaburg – Борисоглебск – Dünaburg – Двинск – Daugavpils
  5. 5. Борисоглебск 1275 - 1656 1656 - 1667 1656 - 1667 1667 - 1893 1893 – 1920 since 1920 Dünaburg – Борисоглебск – Dünaburg – Двинск – Daugavpils
  6. 6. Dünaburg 1667 - 1893 1781 1275 - 1656 1656 - 1667 1667 - 1893 1893 – 1920 since 1920 Dünaburg – Борисоглебск – Dünaburg – Двинск – Daugavpils
  7. 7. Двинск 1275 - 1656 1656 - 1667 1893 - 1920 1667 - 1893 1893 – 1920 since 1920 Dünaburg – Борисоглебск – Dünaburg – Двинск – Daugavpils
  8. 8. Daugavpils since 1920 1925 1275 - 1656 1656 - 1667 1667 - 1893 1893 – 1920 since 1920 Dünaburg – Борисоглебск – Dünaburg – Двинск – Daugavpils
  9. 9. The Coat of Arms of the City of Daugavpils Lily Prayer River Way Castle Home 1275-1656 Dünaburg 1656-1667 1667-1893 1893-1920 1920-2013 – Борисоглебск – Динабург – Двинск – Daugavpils 1275 - Castle of Dünaburg was first mentioned in historical chronicles 1582 - Dünaburg was granted town rights by King of Poland Stephen Bathory according to Magdeburger law
  10. 10. Historical Heritagemore than 80 objects in Daugavpils
  11. 11. The Oldest Museum in Latgale RegionDaugavpils Rural Research and Art Museum Building of the year 1883.
  12. 12. Church Hill unique sacral place in Daugavpils Four churches of different confessions stand side by side: •St. Boris and Gleb Cathedral (1905) •Martin Luther Cathedral (1893) •The Roman Catholic Church of Blessed Virgin Mary’s birth (1902) •The House of prayer of the First Old-Believers’ Community (1908)
  13. 13. Daugavpils Theatre is the oldest one professional theatre in Latvia Acts latvian, russian and latgalian troupe. 2012 – 155th Anniversary of Theatre
  14. 14. KAZANOVA.HENRIETA.VENĒCIJA. Dance performance "Casanova. Henrietta. Venice "is a spectacular scenic action of ambitious scenery and visual effects. The show will delete the line between dramatic actors and theater ballet troupe of nowadays, their performance on stage will be combined into a single unity. PREMIERE: November 22, 2013
  15. 15. s pi l v ga u Da n ni r Bo Solomons Mihoelss (1890 – 1948) Actor and producer
  16. 16. n ni r Bo s pil v ga u Da Oskars Stroks (1893-1975) Composer, “King of Tango” author
  17. 17. Population of Daugavpils - 100 003 source: Latvia citizenship and imigration bereau, 01.01.2013
  18. 18. Preservation of cultural and historical heritage
  19. 19. Daugavpils – multicultural, multiethnic and multifunctional city
  20. 20. National and cultural societies: Latvians Latgalians Russians Lithuanians Byelorussians Poles Tatars Ukrainians Hebrews Germans Gipsys u.c.
  21. 21. Daugavpils national cultural societies Preservation of cultural and historical heritage Ramla (Israel) Central Administration District of Moscow, Naro-Fominsk, Saint-Petersburg, Pskov (Russia) Panevėžys (Lithuania) Babruysk, Lida, Vitebsk, Braslav (Belarus) Magdeburg (Germany) Radom (Poland) Kharkov (Ukrain)
  22. 22. Daugavpils is defined by its people
  23. 23. Daugavpils – city of students
  24. 24. Daugavpils University largest regional university in Latvia Daugavpils University -2 380 students Riga International Economic and Business Administration High School -193 students Riga Technical University -280 students 7741 students (2013/2014) – high and professional schools) 10 high schools 6 professional schools Institute of Transport Communication -200 students Baltic International Academy -233 students
  25. 25. Daugavpils - center of education Daugavpils State Technical School – 1743 students Daugavpils professional construction school – 983 students Daugavpils professional trade school -424 students Daugavpils medical colledge -280 students
  26. 26. Daugavpils - center of education Music school 515 students Art school «Saules skola» 340 students
  27. 27. Come and study in Daugavpils !
  28. 28. Follow us on FACEBOOK
  29. 29. Daugavpils - center of education 29 kindergartens – 4517 children 18 schools – 8756 pupils
  30. 30. Development of infrastructure of educational institutions - Energy efficiency of public buildings - Improving yards and sports playgrounds - Acquisition of modern technical learning devices LVL 8 461 747 schools LVL 2 837 101 kindergartens II section
  31. 31. Historically Daugavpils has been developing as industrial city First railway in Latvia, 1861 Saint-Petersburg – Daugavpils - Warsaw
  32. 32. Latvian Railway – Daugavpils Branch
  33. 33. Logistic Hub at the Eastern Border of EU 3500 jobs Daugavpils railway freight turnover 2 Mil. cargo cars / year
  34. 34. Largest production sectors of Daugavpils • Metal processing • Locomotive and railway rolling stock repair service • Production of food and beverages 29% 24% 16%
  35. 35. Structure of industrial production in Daugavpils Source: Daugavpils City Council data, 2012
  36. 36. Unemployment rate in Daugavpils and other cities of Latvia Source: State Employment Agency, 1.10.2013
  37. 37. Acquisition of EU funds € 187 557 503 100 % LVL 131 290 252 planning period 2007-2013 85% 75% 50% Co-financing 15% 25% 50% Municipal co-financing + = EU funds Total financing
  38. 38. Daugavpils municipal investment portfolio Total financing volume 187,6 mil €, planning period 2007-2013 15% 12% 47% 12% 14%
  39. 39. Reconstruction of city roads € 9 812 579 LVL 6 868 805 I and II section
  40. 40. Accessibility of Daugavpils industrial zones Connection to the Trans-European Transport Networks (TEN-T) LVL 24 461 833 Nominated to “Best engineering construction of 2011” by Latvian Association of Civil Engineers
  41. 41. Development of central water supply system Sewage treatment plants Reconstruction of water supply network € 21 506 684 LVL 15 054 679 III section
  42. 42. Development of central heat supply system Jauna katlu māja Kalkunos € 2 189 733 LVL 1 532 813 € 923 510 LVL 646 457 Reconstruction of heat supply network Reconstruction of heat production stations
  43. 43. Development of trams – environmental friendly public transport € 18 155 234 LVL 12 708 664 Reconstruction of rails and acquisition of tramcars
  44. 44. Development of medical institutions
  45. 45. Providing accessibility of public infrastructure for people with special needs
  46. 46. Long term strategic goal: Daugavpils – attractive place for residents and entrepreneurs
  47. 47. Latgale – country of blue lakes
  48. 48. City public beach Blue flag – international sign for environmental quality
  49. 49. Promotion of healthy life style and mass sport
  50. 50. Outdoor fitness equipment
  51. 51. Multifunctional sport complex – Daugavpils Olimpic Centre International competitions Sports possibilities Family recreation
  52. 52. Speedway sport in Daugavpils Speedway Grand Prix stage of World Speedway is Championship was in national sport in Daugavpils, Latvia Daugavpils! August 17th 2013 After the construction Speedway Stadium is one of the biggest in Europe.
  53. 53. Daugavpils Cooperation and Twin-Cities Batumi (Georgia) Alaverdi (Armenia) Kharkov (Ukrain) Magdeburg (Germany) Daugavpils (Latvia) Ramla (Israel) Motala (Sweden) Harbin (China) Radom (Poland) Central Administration District of Moscow, Babruysk, Lida, Vitebsk, Braslav Naro-Fominsk, Saint-Petersburg, Pskov (Russia) (Belarus)
  54. 54. Promoting Daugavpils City positive economic and social image II. International investment forum in Daugavpils “Latgale – Eastern gate of European Union”
  55. 55. II. International investment forum in Daugavpils “Latgale – Eastern gate of European Union” Azerbaijan Sweden Latvia France Armenia Belarus Finland Germany Ukraine Spain Russia Canada Lithuania Poland
  56. 56. Daugavpils investment opportunities and production enterprises catalogue •http://www.daugavpils.lv/files/compo nents/main_content/files/Katalogs2012 _v12_final.pdf Exhibition „Manufactured in Latgale and Daugavpils product”
  57. 57. Daugavpils trade mark
  58. 58. II Daugavpils International Tourism Conference “Daugavpils - reliable partner in tourism market of East Baltic”
  59. 59. Tourism Conference 2013
  60. 60. Daugavpils Fortress – the pearl of cultural and historical heritage
  61. 61. Daugavpils Fortress The only Fortress of early 19th century in Eastern Europe that has remained virtually unchanged LVL 20 303 513, including municipal projects - LVL 10 503 513
  62. 62. Daugavpils Fortress Largest hibernation site for bats in Latvia
  63. 63. State police administration building
  64. 64. Reconstruction of Nicholas Street € 1 876 776 LVL 1 313 743
  65. 65. Water Tower € 29 395 780 LVL 20 577 046 Including co-financiation of municipality: € 15 395 780 LVL 10 777 046 Now: Daugavpils Fortress Tourism and Culture Information Centre
  66. 66. Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center At the Centre will be opportunity to see Mark Rothko's art originals and reproductions, asses’ digital exhibition of the artist's life and works.
  67. 67. Water Tower Building Military Arsenal Building Daugavpils Fortress Tourism Information Center Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center
  68. 68. r bo n in il vp a ug Da s Mark Rothko (1903-1970) Orange, Red, Yellow 86 900 000 $ White Center 72 800 000 $ World famous abstract expressionist
  69. 69. … picturesque Daugavpils nature become an inspiration for the painter …
  70. 70. Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center This is be the only place in Eastern Europe where world famous artist, founder of abstract expressionist Mark Rothko original works are presented. € 6 404 204 LVL 4 482 943
  71. 71. r bo n in il vp a ug Da s Mark Rothko (1903-1970) New York, USA Mark Rothko family
  72. 72. Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center 3 thousand visitors night of museums in Daugavpils
  73. 73. night of museums in Daugavpils
  74. 74. Mark Rothko 110 anniversary September 25th 2013 1903 - 2013
  75. 75. International Plain-Air Mark Rothko www.rothkocenter.com
  76. 76. Daugavpils – City of International Festivals
  77. 77. International Spiritual Music Festival “Silver Bells”
  78. 78. International Mask Tradition Festival
  79. 79. International Jazz Festival “JAZZ JOY SPRING”
  80. 80. International Art Days
  81. 81. International Festival of Street Art “URBANSTYLE”
  82. 82. International Festival «Happy Family»
  83. 83. International Clay Art Festival “Clay Dish of Latgale”
  84. 84. International Days of Slavic Culture
  85. 85. VI International Polish Folklore Festival
  86. 86. International Accordion Music Festival
  87. 87. International Circus Festival for Young Artists “PARAD ALLE”
  88. 88. Rock Music Festival Music Marathon against AIDS
  89. 89. Youth Festival “Art i Shock”
  90. 90. 2013 City Festival «My Daugavpils – City of Possibilities» June 7th -9th 2013
  91. 91. 2013
  92. 92. Welcome in Golden Autumn of Daugavpils, dear guests!

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