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14.05.2012 Rothko painting sold for USD 86.9 million at U.S. auction

A large-scale, sunset-colored painting by Daugavpils-born (southeastern Latvia) painter Mark Rothko fetched USD 86.9 million at auction Tuesday, setting a new record for any contemporary work of art, and...

14.05.2012 -First Choice Holidays Latvia is First Choice for the World's Most Beautiful Country

First Choice launches online competition to find the World's Most Beautiful Country While most of First Choice customers look for white sandy beaches, fringed by palm trees from their holiday...

14.05.2012 U.S. nu-metal band ''Korn'' to perform concert in Riga in August

This August, the American nu-metal band ''Korn'' will perform a concert at ''Arena Riga'', LETA was informed by the ''Makroconcert'' concert agency...

14.05.2012 Huge interest for ''Brainstorm's'' summer concert tour through Latvia

There has been huge interest for Latvian pop/rock band ''Brainstorm's'' (''Prвta vзtra'') summer concerts in Latvia, as over 10,000 tickets were sold on the first day of...

14.05.2012 "Manic Street Preachers" to perform at "Positivus" this summer

The Welsh alternative rock band "Manic Street Preachers" will return to Latvia and perform at the popular music festival "Positivus" this summer in Salacgriva, LETA was informed by...

14.05.2012 "Norwegian" launches flights from Riga to Copenhagen

Today, the Norwegian low-fare airline "Norwegian" will begin flights from Riga to Copenhagen, "Nozare.lv" was informed by the Riga International Airport.

14.05.2012 Jackie Chan meets with fans and signs autographs in Jelgava

  Over the past several days, world famous actor Jackie Chan has been filming scenes from his new movie at the "Aerodium" vertical wind tunnel in Jelgava (central Latvia), during which he...

14.05.2012 First fountains begin working in Riga

From 3rd May, the first outdoor water fountains begin operation in park and squares throughout Riga, LETA was informed by Riga City Council spokesman Vjaceslavs Stepanenko.

14.05.2012 Thousand cyclists participate in May Day cycling parade through Riga

About one thousand cyclists gathered at the Freedom Monument yesterday at noon to participate in a cycling parade through half of the city to the Mezaparks neighborhood, where various events dedicated to...

14.05.2012 -Travel Daily News BalticBikes returns to the streets in Riga and Jurmala

On May 2, the bicycles of the BalticBike rental service returned to the streets of the Latvian capital of Riga and its nearby seaside resort of Jurmala for the summer season.

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