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From the opening evening presentation 0

On the evening of 28 September, the team held a celebratory presentation for supporters, friends and guests at the welcoming Gallery Park Hotel. Established in May of this year, the internet platform has made the art processes in the Baltics, Russia and Scandinavia available for ready perusal through its international approach, rich content and love of originality and modernity. The opening event took place in the hotel's underground parking garage, where guests were entertained with a poetry performance by the group “Orbit”, video projections and music. An exclusive preview of the fashion short film, “Creak”, by the fashion designer, Keta Gūtmane, and film director, Mārtiņš Grauds, rounded out the evening; the film will officially premier at the Pompidou Center in Paris, 7 – 9 October. 

Here we provide a photo report from the opening evening:

Andžela Blate, General Director of the Gallery Park Hotel

Jānis Zuzāns, Chairman of the board of directors of Alfor, LLC

Dace Andžāne, anchor of the LTV show, “Krējums Saldais”

Evelīna Deičmane, artist

Miķelis Fišers, artist, and Mārtiņš Grauds, film director

Pauls Bankovskis, publicist and writer, and Andra Neiburga, author and owner of “Neiburgs Hotel”

Kristīne Zuzāne

Zigmārs Liepiņš, composer

Šelda Puķīte, art critic

Ieva Iltnere, painter

Dzintars Zilgalvis, Chairman of the board of directors of the cultural and artistic project, “NOASS”

Iveta Sers, Head of the Riga City Council diplomatic office in Moscow, and Una Meistere, Editor of and Member of the board of directors for

Ainārs Ērglis, Member of the board of the public relations firm, P.R.A.E

Vija Zariņa, painter

Aik Carapetyan (center), film director

Kaspars Zariņš, painter

Alexander Gafin (center), Member of Rietumu Bank Board of Directors team

Sergei Timofeyev, poet, translator and author

Dina Zuzāne, businesswoman

Una Meistere and Daiga Rudzāte (left to right), Members of the Board of directors for

Anna Iltnere, Editor in Chief of

Eva Vēvere, artist

Yulia Rumyantseva, Fashion Editor for the newspaper “Subota”

Fima Kacs, businessman, and Marats Blate, owner of Sixt Baltic

Kārlis Salmiņš (center), Chairman of the Board for the tourism agency Redline Travel

Andris Vītoliņš, painter

The fashion designers, mareunrol's

Vija Zariņa and Frančeska Kirke (from left to right), painters

Mārtiņš Vanags, publicist, and Dr. Dainis Krieviņš, MD (left to right)

Edgars Skulte (center), Chairman of the board of the advertising agency DDB Latvia

Jānis Mitrēvics, artist and Chairman of the board of Dd Studio and Kaspars Zariņš, painter (left to right)

(From left) The artists Andris Breže, Ģirts Muižnieks, Kristaps Ģelzis and Gleb Penteleyev

Iveta Sers, Head of the Riga City Council Diplomatic Office in Moscow, and Inita Saulīte-Zandere, Editor in Chief of the magazine “Pastaiga”

Māra Lāce, Director of LNMM and Kaspars Zariņš, painter (left to right)

Dmitry Hanin, poet, and Pauls Bankovskis, publicist and writer (left to right)

Indra Lūkina, Executive Director of Sinfonietta Riga, and daughter, and Aleksander Letnikov, buisnessman (left to right)

Diāna Vilistere, Finance Director for the public relations agency P.R.A.E, and Dace Konrāde, Finance Director for Alfor

Eva Vēvere, artist, Lote Eglīte, screen-writer, and Aik Carapetyan, film director (left to right)

Mārtiņš Vanags, publicist, and Mārīte Mastiņa, designer for the fashion label mareunrol's (left to right)

Keta Gūtmane, fashion designer, Mārtiņš Grauds, film director, and Aik Carapetyan, film director (left to right)

Vents Vīnbergs, architecture critic, and Laura Brokāne, journalist and litterateur

Marta Pallo, LNMM instructor, with daughter, and Anna Iltnere, Editor in Chief of (left to right)