You are here

"Ashley Colburn Productions" to make film series about Latvia

19.04.2013

The United States' TV producer, author and personality Ashley Colburn will be working in Latvia in May to shoot five video stories about Latvia; the project is organized in collaboration with the State Tourism Development Agency, Sigulda Town Council, Liepaja City Council and national airline "airBaltic".

The United States' TV producer, author and personality Ashley Colburn will be working in Latvia in May to shoot five video stories about Latvia; the project is organized in collaboration with the State Tourism Development Agency, Sigulda Town Council, Liepaja City Council and national airline "airBaltic".

Colburn's series of travel programs "Wonders of the World" is popular not only in the United States but also many other countries where the programs are broadcast. The "Takeoff" programs by "Ashley Colburn Productions", aired by "Wealth TV" television, are also highly popular. "Ashley Colburn Productions" programs are watched by about 100 million in total.

It was Latvian Honorary Consul in the United States Juris Bunkis who suggested Colburn to make a series of shows about Latvia.

"Ashley Colburn Productions" creative team will work in Riga, Liepaja and Sigulda. The total duration of the videos will be 52 minutes, divided into five ten-minute videos telling of tourism products that offer tourists to get involved, learn new experience and experience new emotions.

"Ashley Colburn Productions" stories about Latvia will be aired in not only the United States but also Croatia, Poland, Bulgaria, Slovenia and other countries.

Over the past three years, Colburn's company created broadcasts about 25 countries, of which two - about Croatia and Machu Picchu - received the prestigious Emmy Award.

Related news
On August 27, the city of Jelgava will celebrate its annual milk, bread and honey festival. Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in many milk, bread and honey-related games, taste many products...
Latvian pop singer Liene Somase will give four concerts for the Latvian troops in Afghanistan
The first outdoor cinema in Riga is open at 20 Blaumana Street starting from July 5, offering a program of top-notch quality movies, LETA learned from the project's representative Zane Ozola.
For one week, from July 18 to 23, the Latvian coastal town of Saulkrasti will become the country’s jazz capital, as it will once again be hosting the annual "Saulkrasti Jazz" festival.