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02.07.2013 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.

02.07.2013 Nelsons introduced as new music director of Boston Symphony Orchestra with public fanfare

With a public fanfare, Andris Nelsons was introduced as the 15th music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a series of events throughout the city earlier this week.

02.07.2013 Nords' "Mother, I Love You" wins Grand Prize at Los Angeles Film Festival

Film director Janis Nords' feature film "Mother, I Love You" has won the Los Angeles Film Festival's Jury Award, U.S. media report.

02.07.2013 Regina Spektor to perform in Riga for the first time in August

The world-famous singer-songwriter and pianist Regina Spektor will perform her first concert in Latvia at the "Palladium" concert hall on August 5, "Positivus Music" representative Maija...

02.07.2013 -Azernews.az Biggest Azerbaijani restaurant to open in Latvia

The biggest restaurant of Azerbaijani cuisine in Baltic states will open in the Latvian capital Riga in early July. "Baku" restaurant will offer traditional dishes from different regions of...

02.07.2013 -artJournalBlog Week’s fastest-selling US classical album is from Latvia

Bursting into the Nielsen sales charts this week at number two is an Ondine recording of Rachmaninov’s All-Night Vigil, sung by the Latvian Radio Choir. It sold 815 copies – 730 CDs, 85...

02.07.2013 Karosta Prison can make anyone feel like a prisoner

Located in the city of Liepaja, Karosta Prison is one of Latvia’s most unique tourist attractions. 

26.06.2013 -Dziesmusvetki.lv Latvia SINGS! You are welcome to join in !

If you are in Riga from the 30th of June to the 7th of July, you have a historic opportunity to be part of the Latvian Song and Dance Celebration...

10.06.2013 Riga Radio and TV Tower hopes to be visited by 200,000 tourists annually

The state-owned joint-stock company "Latvijas Valsts radio un televizijas centrs" (LVRTC) hopes to attract LVL 7 million from European Union funds during the next financial period in order to...

10.06.2013 Record numbers visit Latvian pavilion at Venice Biennale

Since opening May 31st, Latvia's national pavilion and its exposition "North by Northeast" at the 55th Venice Biennale has been visited by more than 13,000 people so far, including leading...