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The Republic of Latvia has declared an emergency situation in its territory from 9 November 2020 until 7 February 2021

For organisers of cultural events

Last update 08.01.2021

As well as open-air trail visits, museum outdoor expositions will still be open, ensuring one-way movement. Face masks must be worn by anyone over the age of 7 when on nature trails, in outdoor museum spaces, and near environmental and natural sites that are visited by a large number of people.

Libraries will be open from 12 January and will be allowed to resume lending books, however, their reading rooms will remain closed to visitors.
Safety measures in libraries:

  • at least 10 m2 of the area of premises available to visitors must be insured per visitor, with no more than 20% of the total possible number of visitors in the library simultaneously;
  • information must be placed in a clearly visible place at the entrance of the library, including in foreign languages, regarding the maximum number of people allowed in the library at the same time;
  • visitors must arrive individually, except for members of one household;
  • a one-way flow of visitors must be organised.

The availability of the #Ēkultūra resource has been compiled and updated in one place, inviting residents to enjoy various cultural events virtually during an emergency situation, while receiving e-services available in the field of culture remotely without visiting the institution in person.

#Ēkultūra resource is available in one place on the Ministry of Culture website -

Source reference

Kultūras ministrija

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