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23.10.2013 "Nordea" Riga Marathon awarded IAAF Road Race Bronze Label for third time

"Nordea" Riga Marathon has been awarded the prestigious International Association of Athletics Federation's (IAAF) Road Race Bronze Label for the third year in a row, which is the highest...

23.10.2013 ''Daily Telegraph'' writes enthusiastic article about Riga as Europe's next Capital of Culture

The British newspaper ''Daily Telegraph'' has written an enthusiastic article about Riga as Europe's next Capital of Culture in 2014.

23.10.2013 -The Baltic Course European Directors join efforts in documentary about Riga

Documentary "Force Majeure. Rīga" will co-join seven short films by seven European directors about the capital's outlying neighbourhoods, their people and history, made in collaboration with...

23.10.2013 ''airBaltic'' in cooperation with ''Etihad Airways'' to begin flights to Abu Dhabi

''Etihad'' Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and ''airBaltic'', Latvia’s flag carrier, today announced that direct Riga-Abu Dhabi flights...

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.