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23.10.2013 -The Baltic Course Riga officially unveiled as capital of culture in Brussels

Riga has been officially unveiled as the European Capital Culture 2014 in Brussels with a special arts exhibition. The Art Noveau Riga exhibition launched in the Belgian capital on Oct. 15 runs for three...

08.10.2013 Latvian lullaby included on CD of world's best

The German label "Carus" has released a new CD called "Lullabies of the World", and the lilting Latvian "Aijaa, zhuzhuu" is among them, as vocalist Diana Moon informed LETA.

08.10.2013 ''airBaltic'' implements new ticket types for more personalized travel

As of 1 October, Latvian national airline ''airBaltic'' has improved its five ticket types to offer more personalized  and convenient travel for customers, based on individual needs,...

08.10.2013 Vehicles will be able to enter Jurmala for free from October 1

The Jurmala City Council has made amendments to traffic regulations in the coastal resort city, and has lifted vehicle entrance fees for the autumn and winter seasons. Thus, from October 1 to March 31,...

08.10.2013 "The Guardian" recommends visiting Sigulda and Turaida Castle

The British newspaper ''The Guardian" lists the Latvian town of Sigulda and its Turaida Castle as this week's best autumn destinations.

08.10.2013 "airBaltic" to launch Riga-Aberdeen route

Latvian national airline "airBaltic" will launch a new route between Riga and Aberdeen, UK, on March 30, 2014.

08.10.2013 -xtraveling.com Latvia is a travelling paradise

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall many parts of Europe is widely accessible to tourists for the first time. Cities like Prague and Budapest became a mystery for so long, but now the center of attention in...

08.10.2013 -Late cruise news 2014 is a special year for Riga

Riga is the European Capital of Culture next year so what better year to host the Cruise Europe (CE) conference. From May 6 to 8 the Freeport of Riga Authority (FRA) and the city will host CE members,...

08.10.2013 -News Gazette Riga a pleasant gateway city in the Baltic states

A little more than two years ago, I had never heard of Riga, the capital of Latvia. In recently chiding myself for not remembering my European capitals from sixth-grade geography (I am 58, after all), I was...

16.09.2013 "Latvijas Gaze" opera awards ceremony due September 18

The annual Latvian National Opera (LNO) awards ceremony and concert, sponsored by "Latvijas Gaze", will be held Wednesday evening, September 18.