Final Decision: NIFCA Is Shut Down

PRESS RELEASE Final Decision: NIFCA Is Shut Down Together with nine other culture committees and institutions within the Nordic Cultural Collaboration The Nordic culture ministers decided 26 October 2005 during the meeting of the Nordic culture ministers in Reykjavik to shut down 10 of 21 committees and institutions within the Nordic Cultural Collaboration at the end of the financial year 2006. These include the following: The Nordic Steering Committee for Children’s and Youth Culture (BUK), Nordic Steering Committee on Culture and Mass Media (KM), Steering…

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Ambient Lounge

PRESS RELEASE: London, November 2005 Interior Design: Ambient Lounge has opened up bean bags to a wider, more sophisticated audience The new online retailer www.ambientlounge.co.uk has revolutionised the bean bag market in the UK and Europe by introducing new shapes that are not only quantum improvements in comfort and function, but reflective of the modern style, colours and tastes of home wares today. Rather than being an embarrassing luxury shoved into the cupboard when guests come around, Ambient Lounge bean bags are now a centerpiece…

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Art – The Baltic Times- NEWS FROM ESTONIA,LATVIA AND LITHUANIA

Art – The Baltic Times- NEWS FROM ESTONIA,LATVIA AND LITHUANIA RIGA – “There are millions of chairs in the world, so you have to create a special one to be noticed.? So says Indra Krizus, director of Baltic Furniture Design Factory, a Latvian furniture maker, and this is indeed the challenge now facing the Baltic industry. Furniture is both one of the oldest and one of the most competitive industries in the world. In the words of Enn Veskimagi, president of Standard Furniture, “Our main…

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