Photo report: LYRA commissioned works at Skaņu Mežs 2022

On September 25, two commissioned works of the LYRA project were presented at the Skaņu Mežs festival – Latvian Animals (created by Linda Leimane, Mārtiņš Grauds and Sabīne Moore) and The Grinder (created by Jenny Berger Myhre and Annie Bielski). It was a free admission concert at Hanzas Perons

All photos by Ansis Klucis

LYRA receives grants in the amount of EUR 206,256.00 within the framework of the EEA Grants and Norway Grants funded by Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway. The project aims to introduce kids and teenagers to experimental music and to get them involved in its creation. As it is democratic and non-hierarchical in essence, experimental music gives trained and untrained kids the chance to take part in making music. Since the project crosses social and ethnic divides, it is also socially inclusive.

Total LYRA eligible costs: EUR 202,510.00, European Economic Area financial instrument programme Local Development, Poverty Reduction and Culture Cooperation support sum: 85% or EUR 85,000.00, of which:

European Economic Area financial instrument co-financing: 85% or EUR 175,317.60;

State Budget co-financing: 15% or EUR 30,938.40.

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