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04.04.2012 -BBN Residents: Riga needs its own Eiffel Tower
53% of Latvia residents say that Tallinn is the most tourist-friendly city in the Baltic states. Riga ranks the second (36%), but Vilnius the third (11%).
A multitude of events, including concerts, master workshops and artistic and recreational activities for children, will be held in Riga over the Easter holidays, LETA was informed by Riga City Council...
Pop-rock band "Brainstorm" will release a new album in May, whereas in July the band will launch a tour of Latvia, "Brainstorm" representative Guna Zucika told LETA.
The renowned Latvian folklore group "Ilgi" has scored another success - its latest album "Tur saulite perties gaja" is Number 4 on the World Music Charts Europe Top 20 for the month of...
04.04.2012 "Keane" to headline "Positivus" festival
The British band "Keane" tops the long list of acts set to appear at the popular music/arts festival "Positivus" this summer in Salacgriva.
The Francophonie Days in Latvia will be celebrated with an extensive program of cultural events this year, the event's patron, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (Zatlers Reform Party), French Ambassador...
26.03.2012 -Leta Astronomical spring starts in Latvia
At 7:14 a.m. this morning, astronomical spring began in Latvia.
The Latvian question and answer network "ask.fm" has grabbed teenagers' minds all over the world, the newspaper "Diena" reports.
26.03.2012 -LETA Photography exhibition "Use Latvian Design!" features ministers changed into casual attire
Project "Use Latvian Design!" photography exhibition was opened at the Cabinet of Ministers' building today, aimed at popularizing works by Latvian designers.
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)...