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700 Kraucs' negatives are displayed from the collection of 1,736

01.12.2014 Eduards Kraucs' phoographs on UNESCO “World Memory” list; now on display in Daugava Museum

Kraucs' photographs are classics to be sure; he documented the construction (1936-40) of an entity labeled “the pride of Latvian energy”- the...
Photographer Māris Grunskis has captured the bleakness and the beauty of fallout shelters, bunkers, proving grounds, factories and other empty objects

26.11.2014 Latvia's abandoned buildings the subject matter for photographer Grunskis

Work on a special project since 2009 – documentation on film of the many abandoned and unattended buildings across Latvia, has resulted in a not-to-...
The traveling exhibition "Let's Talk About Fashion!”/„Parunāsim par modi!” in the new Latvian National Library

25.11.2014 New National Library presents exhibit on 60 years of fashion in Latvia

“Let's Talk About Fashion!”/„Parunāsim par modi!” is the name given the traveling  exhibition opening November 25th in the new Latvian National...
Riga Dome Cathedralphoto by: Ieva Lūka, LETA

24.11.2014 Outstanding musicians in the Riga Dome lineup for the Christmas holidays

Riga Dome Cathedral wthout a doubt is the centerpiece of the architectural wonders of Old Town, one of the oldest places of worship in Latvia. Its...

27.06.2014 Origami Festival under way in Riga

June 27 to July 19 in the Pardaugava area, be sure to take time to tour the unique exhibition of  outdoor  art objects made from paper,...

27.06.2014 Renowned Randy Brecker (trumpet) live in Riga

World famous jazz and pop musician Randy Brecker will grab the spotlight at the „Rīgas Ritmi 2014” Festival on July 2nd in Congress...

18.06.2014 Kalnciema Quarter to mark Summer Solstice

The astronomical occurence known as Summer Solstice - June 21 – will be a special day for Riga’s Kalnciema Quarter as the traditional...

09.06.2014 "airBaltic" launches flights from Riga to Burgas, Bulgaria

Latvian airline "airBaltic" has launched summer flights from Riga to Burgas, Bulgaria in cooperation with the international tour operator "Tez Tour", as the airline told the "Nozare...

09.06.2014 Number of tourists in Latvian hotels up 15.7% in Q1

In the first quarter of 2014, 348,500 tourists were welcomed in hotels and other accommodation options, which is 15.7 percent more than in the first quarter of 2013, according to the Central Statistical...

09.06.2014 Katy Perry to appear in Riga next March

Pop diva Katy Perry will perform in "Arena Riga" on March 15 next year in what will be her only concert in the Baltic countries, as spokesman Kristaps Karklins, told LETA.