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Birini Castle news

Welcome to Whitsunday festivities in Birini Castle 8th June 2014.

A project No. 13-09-L31300-000010 "Creating and Improving Outdoor SPA Relaxation Areas in Birini Castle Park" financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development is implemented in Birini Castle. As part of the project it is planned to upgrade walking paths and alleys, install lighting along the paths in the Castle lake terraces and create an area for observing the vast terrace panorama during breakfast, lunch or dinner. It is also planned to create new rest areas in the park and build a small arbor with relaxation chairs, offering various recreational possibilities for visitors. A creative painting workshop will be set up, providing the Castle guests an opportunity to show creativity, rendering the beauty of the Castle and park, and retain a wonderful memory of their stay in Birini Castle.
Project deadline: December 23, 2013.
Reconstruction works are carried out by SIA "Uzars bruģēšana" from Ozolnieki municipality.
Total project cost: LVL 61 436.23.
Source of financing: 50% financing by EAFRD and 50% co financing by SIA "Saule Bīriņu Pils".

Meeting of the Presidents of the Baltic States and the President of the Eurogroup took place in Birini Castle on the 31th of Oktober, 2013.

At the end of October 2008 Birini Castle received a board of honour for the partner status given in the European Commission's project "Green light". The aim of the project is to reduce electric energy consumption, air pollution and global warming.

 In summer 2008, the restauration of details of the arbor situated on the lake terrace was performed. The State Inspection for Heritage Protection provided help in restoration.

Starting from July, 2008 the Castle building is supplemented by 2 luxurious Tower suites, 3 suites, and 3 standard rooms.

 In 2007, thanks to the State Inspection for Heritage Protection and the State Culture Capital Foundation, Birini Castle building window restoration was performed. We are especially grateful to the State Inspection for Heritage Protection for their support in Birini Castle building and stable reconstruction works.

 The new restaurant is opened in the Birini Castle Vaulted hall in 2006. Open hours are from 13:00 till 21:00. You are welcome!

 The exhibition “The Reminiscences of the 20th century” now is situated in the Watermill tavern rooms from the Spring, 2007 .

 In 2006, with the State Culture Capital Foundation support, artistic examination of the 1st and 2nd floor in the Birini Castle building was carried out, and Birini Castle gates were fixed.

“Society for Preservation of Cultural and Historical Heritage of Birini Castle”, established on April 4th, 2006.
VAT registration code: 40008101170
The bank name: AS HANSABANKA
The bank account: LV57HABA0551014110066
Phone: + 371 29416661
E – mail: solvita@birinupils.lv

  On May 25, 2005, Birini Castle received the “Cultural Heritage Annual Award 2004” as the “Best Proprietor of a Cultural Monument”.

Birini Castle has accommodated a special piano made by a Latvian craftsman Karlis Engizers. We are grateful to Ruta Lukstina who made this present. In 1924, during the period of first Latvian independence, her father, Adolfs Lukstins, received this piano from the Birini civil parish authority as a reward for his self-denying work.

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