Eight artists have been nominated for Purvītis Prize 2015. The winner will be announced on February 20, 2015 when an exhibition of works by the eight nominees will open at the exhibition hall "Arsenāls".
Superstar conductor Mariss Jansons is one of the many names announced for the 2015 "Latvian Grand Music Award" (Lielā muzikas balva). He will be honored for lifetime achievement.
Noted Russian director Kiril Serebrennikov has returned to the Latvian National Theater (NT) for his third production to date, and the subject this time is Latvian cultural and political icon Rainis, or more precisely, the other side of Rainis, the unknown Rainis.