2014 is the year when Riga is the European Capital of Culture. With around 200 cultural projects and events the programme ranges from a major cultural history exhibition on the 500 years of the printed book and a contemporary arts festival to one of the biggest celebrations of the summer solstice in Europe.
Latvian cultural heritage - contemporary and everlasting in Riga IT Demo Centre
On January 18, 2014 Riga IT Demo Centre welcomed everyone to discover the Latvian virtual treasures - IT solutions developed by Latvian IT companies digitizing Latvian Museum inventories, books, pieces of art and other cultural and historical evidences.
During the event Latvian IT Cluster companies - RIX Technologies, Tilde, DZC, Tieto Latvia and Lattelecom Technology - presented their solutions "Lasamkoks", "Gudrinieks", "Talking Book", "Takvedis", "Letonika", "Digital Culture Map of Latvia", Mobile Application "EthnoLV", etc.
From now on the story of Latvian Digitalized Culture can be discovered in Riga IT Demo by contacting Director of the Centre Ms. Katrin Gulbis-Vekmane - firstname.lastname@example.org.