Our team

Our management team

Liepāja City Council Chairman Janis Vilnitis, Liepāja City Council Vice-Chairman for City Development and Cooperation Gunars Ansiņš, Liepāja City Council Vice-Chairman for Strategic Planning Uldis Sesks, Liepāja City Council Vice-Chairman for Culture and Sport Atis Deksnis.

The responsible institution assigned to develop the application shall be Liepāja City Municipality Institution “Department of Culture”.

Our task team

Inta Šoriņa – Manager of the application development project
Nauris Lazdāns – responsible for the involvement of cultural institutions and for the events production
Agita Auza – responsible for implementing the cultural policy
Kristīne Niedre Lathere – responsible for education sector issues
Baiba Bartkeviča – responsible for artistic programme related issues
Aiga Kļaveniece – responsible for the implementation of urban development and planning issues
Nora Sudmale – responsible for public participation
Zita Lazdāne – responsible for communication and marketing
Ance Kolibere – responsible for international relations


Please contact the European Capital of Culture team by writing an e-mail to: liepaja2027@liepaja.lv

More information

Zita Lazdāne
Liepāja City Municipality Administration
Head of Public Relations and Marketing Department
Phone: +371 22 017 277
Email: zita.lazdane@liepaja.lv