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22.02.2013 -Bestriga.com Latvia ranks highly for ethical travel

Latvia is one of the ten best ethical destinations to travel to in 2013, according to ethicaltraveler.org, a San Francisco-based non-profit organization that publishes a guide to the World’s Best...

07.02.2013 ''Saxophonia'' music festival kicks off in Riga

The 9th saxophone music festival "Saxophonia" will kick off at Riga’s Saint John’s Church, which is one of the biggest such festivals in the Baltics and Eastern Europe.

07.02.2013 ''The Killers'' to perform concert in Riga this summer

The American rock-band ''The Killers'', one of the world’s most popular rock bands of the last few years, which last year released their fourth studio album ''Battle Born...

07.02.2013 Street in Riga named after Swedish city of Umea

On Friday 5, Riga City Council supported the proposal to name a street in Riga after the Swedish city of Umea.

07.02.2013 All-day Carnival in downtown Riga February 16

  Saturday, February 16, it will be Carnival in Riga for the very first time, with one and all invited to Bastejkalns Park for a full day of merriment featuring various attractions, games, contests...

07.02.2013 Michael Bolton to perform in Riga in May

The popular U.S. singer and composer Michael Bolton will give a concert at "Arena Riga" on May 12, "Makroconcert Latvija" public relations manager Inese Keisa told LETA.

07.02.2013 LNO saw 24% increase in revenue from ticket sales last year

In 2012, the Latvian National Opera (LNO) saw a 24 percent increase in revenue from ticket sales, LETA was informed by the LNO's public relations department.

07.02.2013 Opolais' debut at Metropolitan Opera praised by audience and critics

Last week, Latvian opera diva Kristine Opolais made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera as Magda in Puccini's "La Rondine" and her performance is praised by the audience and critics alike.

07.02.2013 LNO to guest at Moscow Bolshoi with two productions

Four evenings February 7-10, the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow will sparkle with two guest productions from Riga - the National Opera (LNO) company is readying its "Yevgeny Onegin" and "Lucia di...

06.02.2013 International Ice Sculpture Festival

The International Ice Sculpture Festival will celebrate the 15th birthday by bringing to life the planet "Ice" in Jelgava. Just like in...