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  • 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 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
    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
    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
    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"
    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
    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.
  • 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 representatives of local governments and environmental institutions.
  • International food industry fair "Riga Food 2011"
    “Riga Food”, which is the biggest food industry fair in the Baltic States, outlines the development of industry, highlights novelties, and presents an opportunity to meet serious and reliable food industry enterprises.
  • Milk, bread and honey festival in Jelgava
    On August 27, the city of Jelgava will celebrate its annual milk, bread and honey festival. Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in many milk, bread and honey-related games, taste many products and witness new records. Previous years’ records include 25 meter-long honey bread and 600-kilogram rye-bread cake.
  • An invitation to the international working seminar of tourism professionals "Baltic Connecting"
    An International Event  for Tourism Professionals 25th – 29th September, 2011 Riga, Latvia