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Nauris Puntulis

Minister for Culture
Nauris.Puntulis [at] km.gov.lv

 

  • EDUCATION
    • 1992 – 1994 - Latvian Academy of Music, Master’s Degree course, Prof. L. Brauna’s class at the Vocal Department, specialising in opera singing and pedagogy
    • 1985 – 1981 - Latvian State Conservatory, Vocal Department, baccalaureate studies, Prof. R. Frīnberga’s class
  • ADDITIONAL EDUCATION
    • 1994 – 1995 - Enschede School of Music (the Netherlands)
    • 1995 - K. Angelotti masterclass (Italy)
    • 1997 – 1998 - I. Gavrilovici masterclass (Austria)
  • WORK AND POLITICAL EXPERIENCE
    • Since 8 July 2019 - Minister for Culture
    • 2012 – 2013 - Advisor to the Minister of Culture for Social Integration Affairs
    • 2013– 2019   - Member of the Riga City Council
    • 1994 –  Latvian National Opera soloist
    • 1996 – 1999 - Head of the Department of Solo Singing, Latvian Academy of Music
    • 1994 – 1999 - Pedagogue, Department of Solo Singing, Latvian Academy of Music
    • 1982 – 1994 - Musician, member of rock group "Pērkons"
  • LANGUAGES
    • Latvian – native 
    • Latvian – native 
    • Italian, German, English – basic knowledge
  • STATE AWARDS
    • 1991 Barricades Medal (№ 2324)