Nauris Puntulis
Minister for Culture
Nauris Puntulis
Minister for Culture
Last Updated: 15.07.2019
EDUCATION
1992. – 1994. - Latvian Academy of Music, master’s degree course under prof. L. Brauna at the Vocal department, specialising in opera singing and pedagogy
1985. – 1981. - Latvian State Conservatory, Vocal department, baccalaureate studies under prof. R. Frīnberga
 
ADDITIONAL EDUCATION
1994. – 1995. - Enschede School of Music (Netherlands)
1995. - K.Angelotti masterclass (Italy)
1997. – 1998. - I. Gavrilovici masterclass (Austria)
 

WORK AND POLITICAL EXPERIENCE

08.07.2019. - Minister for Culture
2012.  – 2013. - Advisor to the Minister of Culture on social integration issues
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 speaker
Russian – excellent
Italian, German, English – basic knowledge
 
STATE AWARDS
1991 Barricades Medal (№ 2324)