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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.

26.08.2013 -BNN Baltic News Network Expert: Latvia's current image attracts mature tourists

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...

08.08.2013 -LETA Riga could apply to host another "The Tall Ships Races" regatta in eight years

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.

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...