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08.08.2013 1.5 million turn out to see "Tall Ships Races 2013" events in Riga

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.

08.08.2013 Scottish alternative rock band ''Biffy Clyro'' to perform in Riga this fall

- On November 11, at the ''Palladium'' concert venue in Riga, one of the hottest alternative rock bands of the moment ''Biffy Clyro'' (Scotland) will perform a concert, LETA...

22.07.2013 World's most beautiful yachts and training ships to visit Riga during "The Tall Ships Races 2013" regata

From July 25 through July 28, Riga will host the international regatta of training ships and yachts "The Tall Ships Races 2013", the organizers of the regatta's Riga leg informed during a...

22.07.2013 56% followed XXV Nationwide Latvian Song and XV Dance Festival closely

56 percent of economically active Latvian residents followed the XXV Nationwide Latvian Song and XV Dance Festival closely, according to a survey carried out by the market, social and media research company...

22.07.2013 Cesis has considerable growth potential - Belgian ambassador

The town of Cesis has considerable growth potential and its businessmen are performing convincingly, Belgian Ambassador to Latvia Frank Arnauts admitted after visiting Cesis and meeting local businessmen...

22.07.2013 400 choirs from more than 70 countries to visit Riga next year

The World Choir Games will be held in Riga for the first time next year, bringing together about 400 choirs from more than seventy countries, "Riga 2014" foundations' head Diana Civle said.

22.07.2013 "Dancis" and "Teiksma" honored as best dance ensembles at Song and Dance Festival

University of Latvia's traditional dance ensemble "Dancis" was voted the best folk dance ensemble and "Ave Sol" concert organization's folk dance group "Teiksma" the...

22.07.2013 "Iberia Express" resumes flights from Riga to Madrid

From today, Spain's budget airline "Iberia Express" returns to Riga International Airport where it will operate a direct connection between Riga and Madrid for the second year running.

22.07.2013 Outdoor cinema opens in Riga this summer

The first outdoor cinema in Riga is open at 20 Blaumana Street starting from July 5, offering a program of top-notch quality movies, LETA learned from the project's representative Zane Ozola.

22.07.2013 Dance ensemble "Ligo" takes Song and Dance Festival's Grand Prix for best folk costumes

Folk dance ensemble "Ligo" took the Song and Dance Festival's Grand Prix for the best folk costume yesterday, as the festival's press secretary Inga Vasiljeva told LETA.