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  • Lithuanian vacationers prefer Latvian seashore to Palanga
    04.08.2011 | 
    LETA
    Latvia's seashore is more popular with Lithuanian vacationers than the Lithuanian seaside resort town of Palanga, since the Latvian resorts are more hospitable and offer cheaper and accommodation of better quality, the Lithuanian portal "Alfa.lt" reports.
  • Contemporary culture forum White Night
    02.08.2011
    White Night is a happening in the world of contemporary arts when one autumn night  this world opens to all those seeking and wanting to become involved in new art, theater, music and dance projects.  This year – reserve the night of September 10-11.  
  • Liepaja Organ Music Festival
    02.08.2011
    One the highlights of Latvia’s music event calendar each year is the Liepaja International Organ Music Festival that will be held in Kurzeme’s largest city for the tenth time.
  • Riga’s new concert hall – "Palladium"
    02.08.2011
    Brit pop star James Blunt is set to play Riga September 30 where he will be the very first act to open the new downtown concert hall, named after its former “tenant” – the legendary movie theater “Palladium”.
  • Experimental music and movie festival "Skanu mezs"
    02.08.2011
    The untamed experimental music and movie festival “Skanu mezs” (Forest of Sounds) continues to depict the latest trends in the world’s music. Every year, “Skanu mezs” invites the most interesting new artists of experimental music to Riga to perform in completely unusual venues – abandoned factories or empty multi-story buildings.
  • Mikelis’ Day fair
    02.08.2011
    According to the ancient Baltic tradition, many Latvian cities and towns hold Mikelis’ Day fairs every autumn to celebrate harvesting. The fairs gather not only farmers and craftsmen with their products, but also musicians with corresponding repertoire to ensure a lively and joyful atmosphere during the celebration.
  • New season for Kontinental Ice Hockey League
    02.08.2011
    Top-quality ice hockey can be seen in Latvia’s capital when local ice hockey club Riga "Dinamo" takes to the ice at "Arena Riga" in Kontinental Ice Hockey League (KHL) action, the strongest ice hockey league in the world.
  • New yachting museum in Salacgriva
    02.08.2011
    A new yachting museum was opened at Kuivizu yacht club in Salacgriva Region on June 18. The museum features historical materials about yachting, honors, awards and certificates from the legendary Latvian yachtsman Jevgenijs Kanskis’ family archive.
  • Adventure campaign "The Great Baltic Tour"
    02.08.2011
    In order to encourage residents of the Baltic States – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, to become more familiar with their countries, the adventure campaign “The Great Baltic Tour” will be held once again this year.
  • Mushroom-picking in Latvia’s forests
    02.08.2011
    During the end of summer and autumn, Latvia becomes one of the few European countries where trains, buses and roadsides are packed with people carrying baskets of mushrooms. Mushroom frying, marination and salting traditions are still alive in the country.