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Several foreign TV channels film scenes on tourism in Latvia

22.08.2012

This summer, as well as this upcoming autumn, several television channels from Italy, Ukraine, Japan and Russia have already or intend to film scenes on tourism opportunities in Latvia, Latvian Tourism Development Agency (TAVA) spokeswoman Inta Briede informed the business information portal ''Nozare.lv''.

This summer, as well as this upcoming autumn, several television channels from Italy, Ukraine, Japan and Russia have already or intend to film scenes on tourism opportunities in Latvia, Latvian Tourism Development Agency (TAVA) spokeswoman Inta Briede informed the business information portal ''Nozare.lv''.

This summer, right after Midsummer's Night festivities, an Italian film group from channel ''LA7'' filmed various objects in Gauja National Park and elsewhere. The channel intends to air these scenes in a special program this September.

Meanwhile, this week, a film crew from Japanese television ''BS-TBS'' are in Latvia, who intend to travel around the country on bus. They will also film in Estonia and Lithuania. This channel intends to air their footage on a special hour-long show in two or three months.

Furthermore, next week, another Japanese channel ''Kansai TV'' will visit Latvia to film various tourism objects in Latvia. They will be making a 15 minute program about Latvia.

This August, a film crew from the Russian outdoor fishing and hunting channel ''Ohota i ribalka'' will arrive in Latvia to film a program about Latvia's rivers, which will most likely be aired in Russia sometime next year.

Furthermore, a film crew from Ukrainian TV channel ''ABTT'' will arrive in Latvia this September to film a program about Latvia's fishing and crayfish catching traditions.

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