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Put Riga, Latvia on Your Bucket List
On the plane ride on my way from lively, sunny Madrid, I was not looking forward to visiting Riga, Lativa but I had to go for work. I had imagined a gray, cold, dull city.
Kraucs' photographs are classics to be sure; he documented the construction (1936-40) of an entity labeled “the pride of Latvian energy”- the hydroelectric station (HES) at Ķegums. This traveling show features...
On Friday 5, Riga City Council supported the proposal to name a street in Riga after the Swedish city of Umea.
From today, the Latvian National Opera has become more accessible, as a special elevator has been opened for persons with physical impairments.
22.02.2013 Latvians celebrate Meteni this weekend
In February, Latvians celebrate one of their traditional calendar festivals Meteni – a celebration dedicated to bidding farewell to the winter and welcoming the spring. Special folk songs are sung on...