On Friday, May 29, 2020 from 15.30 to 18.30 foreigners living in Latvia, with families and representatives of the local community, are welcome to attend an educational, creative lesson - a workshop of decoupage. It will take place in Riga, Perses Street 9/11, (door code 10) on the 4th floor.

In a fascinating lesson, we will learn the basics of decoupage technique, we will learn to create adorable dishes and interior accessories with our own hands and will let the interior articles live a second life. In the workshop, each member will make a practicable object.

In the creative workshop programme:

 Basic decoupage materials and techniques

 Design of household objects.

Decoupage (ancient decoration technique) is an interesting and surprising method of designing different objects. It is a decorative technique used to decorate practically anything — porcelain, plastic, wood, paper, glass and even fabric. Using the right working materials – furniture, container sets, wooden boxes and even footwear and clothing – get a new and unique value.

You are welcome to apply! Participation is for free. The number of places is limited.

Applying for workshop and more information:

phone: +371 26599060 or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The creative workshop on May 29 will be second in a series of activities promoting intercultural communication, which are planned during the project “Explore Latvia”. The project “Explore Latvia” within the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund is being implemented by the society “Green Meridian” in cooperation with the Training and Consultative centre “Mensarius”. The project is co-financed by the European Union. Grant Agreement No. PMIF/8/2019/3/04.

More information:

Santa Lāma, phone: +371 26599060

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On Friday, 15 May 2020, from 15.30 to 18.30 the foreigners living in Latvia with families and representatives of the local community are welcome to attend a creative lesson - workshop for the making of mouth and nose covers. The workshop will take place in Riga, Pērses Street 9/11, (door code 10) on the 4th floor.

In the context of national protective measures and the decision taken that passengers will be obliged to wear mouth and nose covers in the public transport; we offer to make such covers with our own forces. During one workshop you can learn basic skills and get information how to creative a wonderful protective mask with your own hands. Each participant of the workshop will be able to fit into the role of the artist and make a daily face cover for both, himself and his/her closest.

In the creative workshop programme:

 cover materials,

 different techniques for the making of masks.

You are welcome to apply! The participation is for free. The number of participants is limited.

Applying for workshop and more information through phone: +371 26599060 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The creative workshop held on May 15 will be the first in a series of activities promoting intercultural communication, which are planned during the project “Explore Latvia”. Such measures are organised in a creative and informal atmosphere to promote joint links and communication between third-country nationals and Latvian society.

The project “Explore Latvia” within the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund is being implemented by the society “Green Meridian” in cooperation with the Training and Consultative centre “Mensarius”. The project is co-financed by the European Union. Grant Agreement No. PMIF/8/2019/3/04.

More information:

Santa Lāma, phone: 26599060

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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In order to promote the inclusion of persons, who are third-country nationals and who are legally residents in Latvia (immigrants) in Latvian society, free of charge lessons – integration courses and Latvian language courses will take place in Riga and other Latvia region places into the framework of the project “Izzinām Latviju”.

The participants of the integration courses will explore the fundamental values of Latvia's history and the country, its political system, acquire knowledge of the social, educational and health services system in Latvia and accessibility, will get to know the situation in the labour market, employment, the opportunities to work or build their own business, as well as knowledge of Latvian culture, traditions and skills in the development of intercultural dialogue.

What are Latvia's economics, traditions, values, features compared to other countries in Europe and the world? Where and how can you make friends with the locals? What do you need to know to live successfully in Latvia? To these and many other questions the participants will receive answers in integration courses. The training will be organised as lectures and practical consultations. The courses will be led by experience-rich and knowledgeable lecturers. Training languages - Latvian, Russian or English.

Immigrants will be able to study Latvian for 120 hours. In turn, to strengthen the acquired language skills - in the Latvian conversational club - in an informal and friendly atmosphere.

Integration courses and Latvian language training will start in May this year, as soon as groups of 10 participants are completed.

 

Application and more information:

courses’ coordinator Santa Lāma, phone: +371 26599060, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To find out more about the content, duration and lecturers of the courses, please, contact the courses’ coordinator.

We warmly welcome the foreign nationals living in Latvia to attend the courses, in order to get to know Latvia and Latvians! The integration and Latvian language courses are for free. At the end of the courses the certificates will be issued.

The project “Explore Latvia” within the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund is being implemented by the society “Green Meridian” in cooperation with the Training and Consultative centre “Mensarius”. The project is co-financed by the European Union. Grant Agreement No. PMIF/8/2019/3/04.

 

More information:

Marija Dubicka, phone: +371 29414010

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

https://www.facebook.com/integracijai/

or

Santa Lāma, phone: +371 26599060

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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In order to promote the integration of persons, who are third-country nationals and, who are legally residents of Latvia (immigrants) into Latvian society, the Society “Green Meridian” in cooperation with the Training and Consultative Centre “Mensarius”, are implementing the project “Explore Latvia” from March to December 31, 2020.

All third-country nationals, who have obtained temporary residence or permanent residence permits or have arrived in Latvia for various reasons - work, study, family merger or other reasons, are invited to participate in the project activities. Representatives of the local community will also be invited to participate in some events, along with foreigners living in Latvia.

The main activities of the project will include integration courses, Latvian language courses, Latvian colloquial speech club and educational, intercultural communication promoting activities.

The integration course programme will offer the foreigners to explore the fundamental values of Latvia's history and the country, its political system, to acquire knowledge of the social, educational and health services system and accessibility in Latvia, to get to know situation in the labour market, employment, the possibility of employment or building their own business, as well as - knowledge of Latvian culture, traditions and intercultural dialogue skills. During the free of charge integration courses, it is planned to train 200 immigrants across all Latvia.

Latvian immigrants will be able to learn in 120-hour courses. In turn, to strengthen the learned knowledge of the language skills, they will be able to participate at the Latvian colloquial speech club in an informal and friendly atmosphere. The Latvian language courses and club lessons are planned in four regions of Latvia.

A series of activities. promoting intercultural communication and socialisation, will take place during the presentations of Latvian culture and art. Foreigners living in Latvia will be invited to visit Riga and Liepaja theatres, the Embassy of Latgale “Gors”, the art museum “Riga Bourse”, Riga Film Museum, Latvian Railway Museum and Jelgava St. Trinity Church. There will also be joint creative workshops in which immigrants will be invited to engage creatively and actively, and in the afternoons of tasty conversations, the participants will become acquainted with the Latvian and other nations’ cuisine and cooking secrets. Latvian craft skills’ acquisition workshops will take place in Piebalga, offering project participants to find out the values of the popular traditions included in the Latvian Cultural Canon and to jointly learn cheese dressing, pie baking, butter churning, wreathing of medicinal plants and summer solstice rituals.

The project “Explore Latvia” within the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund is being implemented by the society “Green Meridian” in cooperation with the Training and Consultative centre “Mensarius”. The project is co-financed by the European Union. Grant Agreement No. PMIF/8/2019/3/04.

More information:

Marija Dubicka, phone: +371 29414010

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

https://www.facebook.com/integracijai/

or

Santa Lāma, phone: +371 26599060

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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