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17.02.2015 -LETA Transport minister says "Ryanair" will continue Riga flights

Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss (Unity) does not believe that the Irish low-fare airline "Ryanair" could leave the Riga International Airport. The minister said in an interview with the Latvian Television...
The exhibition celebrates ice hockey, which is arguably the most popular sport in Latvia.

27.12.2014 Kalnciema Quarter Gallery opens new year with exhibition celebrating “national sport of Latvia” – ice hockey

Sabīne Vekmane’s solo exhibition “Ice Hockey” will be on show at Kalnciema Quarter Gallery, 35 Kalnciema Street, from January 4 to January 17. The...
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...