Application is open for the international creativity week in Liepaja, Latvia

Starting from the 11th of June until the 15th of June, 2018 “The Creative Free Space” event will take place in Liepaja. This event will look at the Free space opportunities in Liepaja.We welcome all creative entrepreneurs, students, architects and others from Latvia and Lithuania to apply.

Free space represents a space that is available and ready for use. A space where citizens, entrepreneurs, governmental institutions and many more can organize various activities. These activities not only help the cultural movement, but also increase the business sector.

Creative residency has been set out to look at the Free Space in Liepaja and to develop a solution for various objects in Liepaja.

More than 10 different activities will take place in Liepaja during the Creative Residency. These events will include the Yearly Design award of Latvia, various discussions, seminars and networking events. Participation is free of charge and if necessary, accommodation will also be paid for. You can register and find more information about the residency that will take place from the 11th of June till the 15th of June on

Residency program will be partly in English and partly in Latvian.

International creative residency is being organized by “Liepaja creative industry cluster” in partnership with Music, art and design school of Liepaja, Investment and development agency of Latvia, Liepaja business incubator and creative business incubator, creative week radi!, Ministry of Culture of Latvia, Kuldiga municipality artist residency, Klaipeda culture communication center, Vilnius academy of art Nidas artist colony, Concert hall “Great amber”.

Residency programme is financed in partnership with Latvian- Lithuanian cross-border partnership programme 2014-2020, “Paradigm shift from "traditional" to creative industries - the essence for sustainable regional development” Nr. LLI-338 and Liepaja municipality Department of Culture.

For more information:

Atis Egliņš-Eglītis
Liepaja Creative industry Cluster