Basic information of the sector

Professional cultural education system in Latvia is created by the national, local government and private educational establishments, implementing vocational, professional secondary and higher education programmes. They ensure preparation of professional artists, musicians, dancers, specialists of cultural sectors and teaching staff.

Policy of the sector is developed by the Ministry of Culture, and its implementation is coordinated and managed by the Latvian National Centre for Culture.


Latvian National Centre for Culture. Adress: Pils laukums 4, Riga, LV - 1365; e-mail:; phone: +371 67228985