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26.03.2012 -LETA German translation of classic novel "Mernieku laiki" to be held Thursday

Thanks to historian Kaspars Klavins' initiative and his personal financial contribution, a German translation of the Brothers Kaudzites' novel "Mernieku laiki" (Times of the Surveyors)...

26.03.2012 "Latvijas Maiznieks" wheat bread "Galda" named most successful new product last year

The most successful new product in Latvia last year was wheat bread "Galda" produced by "Latvijas Maiznieks", newspaper "Dienas Bizness" reports today, based on a research...

05.03.2012 Sting to perform in Riga this summer

On July 29, world-famous British musician Sting will perform at "Arena Riga" as part of his 25th anniversary tour, LETA was informed by the concert agency "FBI" representative Kristaps...

05.03.2012 Renovated duty free and retail areas to be opened at Riga Airport

Next week, Riga International Airport will open its renovated duty free and retail areas.

05.03.2012 Choirs from 90 countries to participate in World Choir Games 2014 in Riga

Cooperation agreement on the organization of World Choir Games in Riga in July 2014 was signed at the Riga City Council today.

05.03.2012 First migratory birds of season return to Latvia

The first migratory birds have returned to Latvia, LETA was informed by administrators from the Latvian bird portal

05.03.2012 15% increase in number of guests at Riga accommodation establishments in January

This past January, there was a 15 percent increase in the number of guests staying at accommodation establishments in Riga, with hotel occupancy rate reaching 46.68 percent, according to a survey by the...

27.02.2012 -Today's Latvia ice festival shows cold artistry

  There is a positive side to the cold winter and icy temperatures it created the perfect conditions for the artists who participated in the yearly ice sculpture festival in the Latvian town of...

27.02.2012 -the Travel Daily News BalticBike is looking for new stands in Riga

The public rent-a-bike service BalticBike has launched an initiative to find new locations for its bike stands in the Latvian capital of Riga, and invites landowners to propose their own location...

27.02.2012 Could Eastern Europe become a favored road trip destination for Britons – Latvia included in one of three spectacular routes!

Argophilia, a travel news portal which has a special section on Eastern Europe, advises travelers to travel all over Europe in a vehicle, and Latvia was included in the list.