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02.04.2013 "BalticMiles" loyalty program expands from 130 to 210 partners in 2012

The multi-partner loyalty program "BalticMiles" expanded from 130 to 210 partners in 2012, up 61 percent from 2011, as the company informed the "Nozare.lv" business portal.

02.04.2013 Tickets to XXV Song and Dance Festival events will cost from LVL 1 to 30

Tickets to this summer's XXV Latvian Song and Dance Festival will cost from LVL 1 to 30, according to the festival's organizers.

02.04.2013 AFP writes article about Latvia's sauna culture

- Lying face down in deep snow, naked, in bone chilling sub-zero weather is enough to make anyone think twice. But such are the extremes required to penetrate the mysteries of the "pirts" - Latvia...

02.04.2013 -Why Latvia Why consider Latvia as a destination ?

Pristine - untouched nature: As you travel just a few minutes outside of Riga or any of the other major Latvian cities, you will quickly discover that you are in the countryside.

26.02.2013 The XX, Crystal Castles, Eferklang, Foxes, Elektro Guzzi and Jauns Mēness have been added to the positivus festival line-up

The critically acclaimed dream pop band The xx have been added to the Positivus festival 2013 line-up as the second headliners of the festival. Other confirmed acts include the explosive Canadian duo...

22.02.2013 "Dream Team 1935" transforms Lithuanians into Latvian basketball fans for two hours - Lithuanian media

The Latvian movie ''Dream Team 1935'' (''Sapnu Komanda 1935''), which is about the Latvian basketball team which became the first ever European champions that year, has...

22.02.2013 Accordionist Ksenija Sidorova takes Grand Music Award 2012 for outstanding performance

During the Grand Music Award 2012 ceremony at the Latvian National Opera last night, accordionist Ksenija Sidorova received the "Outstanding Performance" award for performing solo in Erki Sven...

22.02.2013 2014 European Film Academy Awards to be held in Riga

The European Film Academy has decided that next year's European Film Academy Awards will be held in Riga, the "Riga 2014" foundation informed LETA.

22.02.2013 -Traveldudes.com Little Known Latvia and the Change of Riga

I am half Latvian and recently visited with my father - who is 86.

22.02.2013 Two Latvian films awarded at Berlin International Film Festival

Two Latvian films were awarded at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival this year - Janis Nords' feature film "Mother, I Love You" (Mammu, es tevi milu!) and Evalds Lacis' animated...