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02.08.2011 Contemporary culture forum White Night

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...

02.08.2011 Liepaja Organ Music Festival

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.

02.08.2011 Riga’s new concert hall – "Palladium"

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...

02.08.2011 Experimental music and movie festival "Skanu mezs"

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...

02.08.2011 Mikelis’ Day fair

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...

02.08.2011 New season for Kontinental Ice Hockey League

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...

02.08.2011 New yachting museum in Salacgriva

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...

02.08.2011 Adventure campaign "The Great Baltic Tour"

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...

02.08.2011 Mushroom-picking in Latvia’s forests

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...

02.08.2011 Blue Flag eco-label awarded to 12 Latvian beaches and marinas

Ten Latvian beaches and two marinas have been awarded the Blue Flag eco-label this year. The Blue Flag has become the most popular eco-label, recognized by local residents, tourists, as well as...

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