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Exhibition of Icons in Balvi Center of Sacred culture

We welcome to attend the Icon exhibition of Orthodox Icons painted by young artists, graduates from European Christian Academy. The exhibition is open in Balvi city, Center of Sacred culture, from January 30 till March 25; meeting with artists is scheduled for March 25. Iconography is rarity today, and graduates of the Academy keep the tradition with excellent taste and vision. For insight – please click here.

Internationally quotable publication by assist.prof. Guntis Dišlers

Internationally peer-reviewed and quotable proceddings TILTAI / BRIDGES of Klaipeda University (Lithuania) has published article “The Family, Land and God – Triangle in the Old Testament. The Offer of a Social REeading of the Old Testament” https://doi.org/10.15181/tbb.v88i1.2497 by assist.prof. of ECA Guntis Dišlers. The article is adressed to audience beyond specialists in the Old Testament […]

Cooperation with Klaipeda University

In December 13, 2022, rector of ECA prof. Skaidrite Gūtmane met Dr., prof. Sonata Mačiulskyte, Vice-rector for academic affairs at KU, to discuss cooperation in the social work research and consortium for Doctoral studies in social work.

Masterclass in Calligraphy by George v. Durtanossky

At the end of September, 2022, DrHC George v. Durtanossky (Macedonia, Germany) held his annual masterclass in calligraphy and scriptology at European Christian Academy. Students studied ancient calligraphy styles and techniques, tried their hands in writing, visited Rarities at the National library.

NORDPLUS project conference

An international conference related to completion of the NORDPLUS HORIZONTAL project “Teens Without Screens: Developing Tools for School Interaction Through Arts” was held in June 7 – 8, 2022. The project run was 2 years and it was coordinated by European Christian Academy partnering with network of Finnish Universities of Applied scinces, Lahti College students’ […]

EZA international seminar, May 26-28, 2022

European Christian Academy hosted annual international EZA (European Center for Workers’ Questions) seminar “The Future of Work in the Baltic States and Other EU Countries: Automation, Workforce Transition and Quality of Employment” in May 26-28, 2022. Experts from European Academy of Sciences, Latvian Trade Unions Confederation, Bank of Latvia, Ministry of Economics, as well as […]

Support Ukraine!

Now when Russian aggression causes immense suffering of people in Ukraine where blood is spilled, Latvian Christian Academy has started charity campaign to help refugees from Ukraine. Also Latvian Christian Academy invites people to pray for vicory of justice in places where people are killed and humiliated.

New publications in Social work with youth

Two new books were published for the interuniversities strategic partnerships project in Social work education “Social Professions for Supporting Youth in European Solidarity Context” – Handbook and and Reader for Social work students and treachers who work with youth. Among others there are prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane, assist. prof. Guntis Dišlers and lect. Valters Dolacis. The […]

Article about st. Macarius the Great

An introductory article about st. Macarius the Great (4th cent.) and his “Spiritual Homilies” as important monument of ancient ascteticism was published in prestigious Latvian philosophers www page TELOS. Here is the link (text in Latvian). Basic conceps of asceticism are described within the Christian theology context.

TEENS WITHOUT SCREENS partners’ meeting in Finland

Partners of the international NORDPLUS project “Teens Without Screens” held annual meeting in Lahti and Helsinki (FInland). Partners are from Latvia, Lithuania and Finland. Latvian Christian Academy is coordinating institution of the project. Latvian Christian Academy was represented by the Chairman of the LChrA Senate Mr. Ervīns Butkēvičs.

SUMMER SCHOOL IN ICON PAINTING – IN AUGUST 2022!

European Christian Academy in AUGUST 15-21, 2022, organizes SUMMER SCHOOL IN ICON PAINTING to go through all phases of Icon painting starting from preparation of the Icon board until the final varnish of the ready painting. Summer School provides theoretical and practical basis for canonical Icon painting.
Date and venue: August 15-21, in Jūrmala (Latvia), Bulduri (address: Vienības prospekts 23), in European Christian Academy.
Training fee: 250 EUR + materials.

Icon Painting Summer School – August 2020!

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Latvian Christian Academy in AUGUST 10-16, 2020, organizes SUMMER SCHOOL IN ICON PAINTING to go through all phases of Icon painting starting from preparation of the Icon board until the final varnish of the ready painting. Summer School provides theoretical and practical basis for canonical Icon painting.
Date and venue: August 10-16, in Jūrmala (Latvia), Bulduri (address: Vienības prospekts 23), in the premises of Latvian Christian Academy.
Training fee: 250 EUR + materials.

Icon Painting Summer School – August 2019!

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Latvian Christian Academy in AUGUST 19-25, 2019, organizes SUMMER SCHOOL IN ICON PAINTING, in which there is possibility to go through all phases of Icon painting – starting with the preparation of Icon board until the final varnish of ready painting. Summer School provides theoretical and practical basis of canonical Icon painting.
Date and venue: August 19-25, in Jūrmala (Latvia), Bulduri (address: Vienības prospekts 23), in the premises of Latvian Christian Academy.
Training fee: 250 EUR + materials.

Award for succesful ERASMUS+ implementation.

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In December 8, 2017, Latvian Christian academy was awarded for successful implementation of the ERASMUS+ mobility studies program. As we all know, ERASMUS is celebrating 30 years  in 2018, whereas in Latvia we have it for 18 years.ERASMUS+ has given an opportunity to ensure both students’ and teachers’ mobility across Europe, as well promoted involvement […]