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An expert team today decided that director Janis Nords' feature film "Mother, I Love You" would vie for an Academy Award nomination as Best Foreign Language Film.
Latvian national airline "airBaltic" will introduce an additional flight frequency from Riga to Brussels, the airline's spokesman Janis Vanags told the business information portal ''...
26.08.2013 "Lux Express" to offer free rides from Riga to Liepaja for one month in protest against subsidies to public transport companies
"Lux Express", the Baltic countries' largest bus operating company, will offer free bus rides from Riga to Liepaja and back for one month starting from next Monday, August 26, in protest...
26.08.2013 -BNN – Baltic News Network Latvia’s hotels see an increase in the number of serviced guests
The number of visitors in hotels and other accommodation establishments in Q2 of this year comprised 471.2 thousand people, which is 10.5% more than in the same period of the last year.
Latvia’s current tourism attraction model is more suited to attracting mature tourists, not young people, and if we want to expand our tourism range, we need to think about forming new market offers....
26.08.2013 200,000 attend Riga City Festival
Around 200,000 people attended the Riga City Festival from August 16 to August 18, the Riga City Council informed LETA.
08.08.2013 -LETA Theater performances, live music and sporting events to dominate Riga City Festival
This month, August 16-18, a lengthy list of events, dominated by theater, music, sports and recreation, will make up the annual Riga City Festival, as today's press conference informed.
08.08.2013 -LETA "Dream Team 1935" receives Best World Cinema award at U.S. film festival "Indy Fest"
- Aigars Grauba and Andrejs Ekis' feature film "Dream Team 1935" took the Best World Cinema Award at the "Indy Fest 2013" film festival in Indianapolis, United States, as film...
Taking into account that "The Tall Ships Races 2013" events in Riga this past weekend were widely attended, the Riga City Council will definitely apply to host another regatta in the future.
A total of 1.5 million people turned out to see "The Tall Ships Races 2013" events in Riga at the end of last week, Riga City Council informed LETA.