On 20 March in Svitene, not far from picturesque Rundāle palace, former residence of dukes of Courland, took place the lecture of the new Bible translation. It was given by the General Secretary of the Latvian BS Valdis Tēraudkalns. This event was organized thanks to enthusiasm of Sandra Kerēvica , the Head of the Department of Culture of local self-government. During the event children, winners of the contest of drawings on biblical themes, were awarded. The local library organized exhibition of Bibles and Bible-related books.