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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.

09.06.2014 Riga visited by 19% more tourists in Q1

In the first quarter of this year, Riga hotels and other accommodation establishments registered 193,698 foreign visitors, or 19 percent more than in the first quarter of 2013, whereas the average number of...

09.06.2014 Latvian saunas among "Lonely Planet's" top secret travel destinations

The tourist guidebook publisher "Lonely Planet", in its latest e-book about Europe's top secret travel destinations, has included scenic Sigulda, and Latvian sauna traditions.

09.06.2014 ''Hilton'' to enter Latvian hotel market

The ''Hilton'' hotel chain intends to enter the Latvian market in 2016 with a new ''Hilton Garden Inn'' hotel in Riga, ''Hilton Worldwide'' informs.

09.06.2014 -thedailybeast.com Secret KGB Torture House Opens Its Doors in Riga

For decades, the Corner House stood as a silent reminder of Russian oppression. Now, the former KGB headquarters are open and exposing the horrors committed against the people of Riga.