The Council of the Creative Unions of Latvia (CCUL)


The Council of the Creative Unions of Latvia (CCUL) was founded in 1988 at the Plenary Meeting of Writers Union as Culture Council of Creative Unions. In 1995 it was registered as an association of professional creative organizations “The Council of the Creative Unions of Latvia”. CCUL is comprised of 10 creative unions, and total membership exceeds 3500 individual members.


Aims and Objectives:

  • Participate in the shaping of cultural policies in Latvia;
  • Represent and defend the professional, social and economic rights of those working in creative professions;
  • Cooperate with Ministry of Culture, Parliament committees, national and local institutions in order to promote culture;
  • Delegate representatives for work in consultative committees and expert councils;
  • Coordinate information flow on issues of culture to society and cooperation between disciplines of culture.


International Membership:
Member organization of European Council of Artists (ECA) since 1995.

Contact persons:

Dace Bluķe – Chairman of CCUL

Contact:,+371 26136938

Haralds Matulis – General Secretary of CCUL

Contact:, +371 26822123

Address: Baznīcas Str. 37 - 3, Riga, LV – 1010, Latvia
Phone: +371 67293059

Fax:+ 371 67293059


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Bank account for donations: 
Valsts Kase, (National Treasury)

Delegates serving on the CCUL, representing their respective creative unions

-      Zanda Treimane (LAA)

-      Andrejs Broks (LDS)

-      Ieva Romanova (LFU)

-      Anitra Tumševica (LCU)

-      Inga Brūvere (AUL)

-      Arno Jundze (WUL)

-      Daiga Šiliņa - Gaismiņa (LTWA)

-      Rita Bebre (LSU)