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Latvia/ 7. Public institutions in cultural infrastructure  

7.2 Basic data about selected public institutions in the cultural sector

Table 10:   Cultural institutions by domain, 2009-2011

Domain

Cultural institutions (subdomains)

Number (2009)

Number (2011)

Cultural heritage

Cultural heritage sites
(recognised)

8 532

8 556

 

Museums (organisations)

127

107

 

Archives (of public authorities)

15

1/11

Visual arts

public art galleries / exhibition halls

NA

NA

 

Art academies (or universities)

1

1

Performing arts

Symphonic orchestras

2

2

 

Music schools

69 music schools +
48 music and art schools

56 music schools +
52 music and art schools

 

Dance schools

2

2

 

Music / theatre academies
(or universities)

2

2

 

Dramatic theatre

8

8

 

Music theatres, opera houses

1

1

 

Dance and ballet companies

-

-

Books and Libraries

Libraries

841

819

Audiovisual

Broadcasting organisations

 

 

 

TV broadcasting organisations

25

17

 

Radio broadcasting organisations

43

37

Interdisciplinary

Socio-cultural centres / cultural houses

535

542

Other
(please explain)

Art schools

42

35

Sources:    LR Ministry of Culture, Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia, the National Archives of Latvia.

More detailed information on governance of culture in Latvia see in the following Table.

Table 11:   Governance of culture in Latvia: state, municipal and private cultural institutions in Riga and outside Riga, 2011

Source:     Ministry of Culture of Latvia, Education, Culture and Sports Department of Riga City Council, State Archives of Latvia, municipalities, kulturaskarte.lv

See the study "Business Models and Value Chains in Audiovisual Media " about film, TV, animation studios and services rendered in the Baltic States, and "Baltic Films: Facts and Figures 2011", "Baltic Films: Facts and Figures 2012" about film industries in Baltic States.


Chapitre publié: 08-10-2014

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