Rezekne Academy of Technologies, Latvia, in collaboration with Vilniaus University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania), Vitebsk State University (Belarus) and Pskov State University  (Russia) calls for the participation in

VI International Scientific and Practical Conference


Conference will be held from November  10 - 11, 2017 in Rezekne, Latvia.

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  • oral and written sources in the context of contemporary culture;
  • cultural heritage and museum studies;
  • dialogue and interaction across cultures;
  • culture and communication;
  • culture tourism;
  • culture education (lifelong learning and non-formal education).


  • choral art;
  • professional instrumental music;
  • traditional music (folk music playing and singing, folklore ensemble work);
  • information and communication technology in music.


  • painting and graphics;
  • graphic design;
  • interior design;
  • textile art;
  • environment design;
  • computer design;
  • textile art;
  • fashion design;
  • architecture;
  • art management.

The conference provides an opportunity to participate in WORKSHOPS:

  • professional music;
  • choral singing;
  • folk music playing, folk dances;
  • textile work;
  • painting and graphics;
  • design.

Languages: English, Latvian, Russian.

Conference calendar and payment procedure:

10th September, 2017 - Abstract submission form fill  in electronically;

  • 20th September, 2017 - For accepted abstracts the Full paper submission deadline;
  • 1st September, 2017 - Fees payed.

Information for rapporteurs:

Participation fee:

  • Presentation of a paper without publishing – 30.00 EUR;
  • Presentation of a paper and publishing it in the Conference Journal – 60.00 EUR

Information for art works` authors:

By September 15, 2017 the participants should send their art works for publication at the conference artwork catalogue. (e-mail:

By September 20, 2017 the art works` authors will electronically receive the answer about the work inclusion / exclusion to/from conference artwork catalogue.

By September 30, 2017 an art work`s author should pay the participation fee - 30.00 EUR.

Information for workshop leaders and participants:

By November 1st, 2017 it is necessary for conference non-participants to pay participation fee for a workshop, (7 EUR for participation in one workshop).

Workshop leaders provide working materials and equipment by contacting the conference organizers individually.

Payment of registration/publication fees should be made by transfering funds directly into the Rezekne Academy of Technologies bank account:

Registration Number: 90000011588
Address: Atbrīvošanas aleja 115, Rēzekne, Latvija

Account: LV04HABA0551031524266

Purpose of the payment: publication/participation in the conference “ARTS AND MUSIC IN CULTURE DISCOURSE”.

Please be aware that choosing this method of payment can mean that it could take several weeks before your payment is recieved. Your bank will normally charge you a fee for this service. The transferred amount should be exempt of bank charges for transfer.

As soon as possible after you have completed the transaction at your bank to transfer your payment to the Rezekne Academy of Technologies bank account, please e-mail to conference director the following information:

  • date and purpose of payment,
  • paper number and name of author the payment refers to,
  • in case of several papers and authors amount transferred for each paper and author,
  • total amount transferred,
  • number and other details of bank transfer.

This information will assist us in identifying your payment. Please keep a copy of your transfer documentation as we may ask you to show us this to help us trace your payment.

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Author Guidelines

The suggested length of the paper is 8 pages.

The preprint has to be in Microsoft Word format, the page format has to be A4, the text must be single column, line spacing – Single, alignment - Justified, left margin – 25mm, right margin – 25 mm, top margin – 25 mm, bottom margin – 25 mm.

All authors are kindly requested to download the format sample and prepare their contributions accordingly. It should be noted that papers must be written in exact AMCD format before they are uploaded to a conference, as this contributes to the best appeareance of the proceedings. If the final version of a paper is considerably different to the desired format, it will not be published even if it is accepted and registered.

The Paper format sample:

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User manual of web conference system

Authorship Statement on the Submitted Paper:

Please download the authorship statement form and fill the relevant required text. A completed form must be signed by all authors. Please note that due to crossborder difficulties we cannot accept electronic signatures; all authors must sign by hand. Please upload the signed copy with your submission or scan and email to:






Author biographie

Before the conference start, please include a brief biography (no more than 300 words) in authors profiles Bio statement (authors should log in to the conference web site and follow the link My Profile under login information). This allows the viewing and reading audience to become familiar with the background of the authors, thus giving the paper greater impact and validity.

Start the paragraph devoted to each author's name, without indentation. In boldface FULL CAPITALS. Authors are encouraged to include email and webaddress in the last line of the biography.

If space permits, a small picture of 1.5 x 2 cm can be included as shown below.

JOHN J. BERZINSH was born in Riga, Latvia and went to the Free University of Malnava, where he studied information technology and obtained his degree in 1980. He worked for a couple of years for the Rezekne Software Company EDUSOFT before moving in 1986 to the University of Anytown where he is now leading a large research group in the field of development of Worldwide e-Learning systems. His e-mail address is : and his Web-page can be found at

Submissions for this conference were closed on 20.09.2017.