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Also on the programme: performances by chefs and taste-testing events, as well as new Christmas meal recipes for the visitors.photo by: Edijs Pālens, LETA

22.12.2014 Last chance to buy all you need for Christmas at Riga fairs on Monday

The Riga Central and the wooden building renovation centre “Koka Rīga” have prepared special surprises, creative activities, and a vast offer of...
Many of the European Capital of Culture events will continue into 2015.photo by: LETA

18.12.2014 European Capital of Culture Year in Riga Coming to Close

For just a few days yet Riga will be the European Capital of Culture, and already in January 2015 the title will be passed over to the Czech city of...
Sigulda Castlephoto by: LETA

18.12.2014 Advance ticket sales under way for Sigulda Opera Music Festival

THE summertime event in scenic Sigulda has been entertaining audiences for 23 years now, and the 2015 edition promises to be even bigger and better.
St.Maria Magdalena Church in Old Rigaphoto by: Evija Trifanova, LETA

17.12.2014 Sounds from long ago courtesy of „Stadt-Hautboisten Riga”

Reconstruction of the St.Maria Magdalena Church in Old Town is yet another project that continued all year during Riga's reign as “European Capital...
Also on the agenda – making the traditional mobiles

16.12.2014 Winter Solstice rituals from days of yore to be revived at Ethnographic Museum

The Winter Solstice celebration – December 21st this year – is a time for much merriment, and our ancestors – usually in mask and costume – sang and...
Over 300 paintings, drawings, scultures, collages, interior/exterior design fixtures, jewelry, apparel, etc.

15.12.2014 “Jarmarka” - Latvia's greatest art fair – once again this December

In the Grand Hall at the Latvian Academy of Art (LAA) December 17-30, you won't want to miss the 12th annnual “Jarmarka” Fair – a splendid...
“Daugava” is proud to have sculptor Aigars Bikše as the very first artist in the new space.

15.12.2014 “Daugava” ends year with transfer to new space

The year is coming to an end, but “Daugava” Gallery is beginning anew, relocating to Ausekļa Street 1 in downtown Riga,  A well-known entity on...
For Latvia's first-ever 3D motion picture the world premiere is scheduled for December 29.

15.12.2014 Latvia prsents its first-ever 3D motion picture

Production is now over for Latvia's first-ever 3D motion picture - “Riga-2041”, and the world premiere is scheduled for December 29.  It will go...
The “Way through the Christmas Trees” festival in Riga

12.12.2014 Residents and guests of Riga invited to the “Way through the Christmas Trees” festival

The “Way through the Christmas Trees” festival in Riga is under way, showcasing Christmas trees created by 74 professional artists, members of...
This is a place where one should go to grasp the diversity of nature or to learn more about animals.photo by: Ieva Čīka, LETA

10.12.2014 Riga Zoo to be open until 9 p.m. during “Winter Nights”

The Riga Zoo is just a half-hour drive from downtown. This is a place where one should go to grasp the diversity of nature or to learn more about...

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