SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN THE FIELD OF CULTURE AND EDUCATION

The project competition “Exchange of Children and Youth in the Field of Culture and Education” of the Nordic Council of Ministers has resulted with 7 project applications supported for the total amount of 9 220 LVL.

Financial support received:

*Culture Project Co-ordination Centre, „From Myths of Ancient Greeks to Icelandic Sagas”;

*Jekabpils Highschool Nr.3, „The Step Forward”;

*Latvian Academy of Culture and University of Latvia, ”Making Bridges North!”;

*Association „Latvia-Sweden”, „From the Past to the Future”;

*Dursupe Elementary School „For Our Own Future!”

*Youth program ”The Young Environmental Reporters” of the Latvian Environmental Protection Club, project „Promotion of Co-operation Between Baltic and Scandinavian Environmental Reporters”;

*Rozentals School Support Foundation, „Baltic-Scandinavian Dimension within the Education of Art and Multi-media Art”.

The aim of the program is to create a cultural dialogue between Baltic and Nordic children and young people by promoting long-term networking. The task of the program is to encourage children and young people to actively participate in public activities by taking part in cultural events, education processes, political life and other fields.