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Latvians enjoy their short summer ‘window’ to take a dip in the Baltic Sea at one of the ten Blue Flag beaches hugging the coast, The Baltic Times writes.
In November, legendary British singer and pianist Elton John will perform a concert in Riga, LETA was informed by concert agency ''FBI'' spokesman Kristaps Karklins.
19.08.2011 Several events to take place marking the de facto restoration of Latvia’s independence on August 21
On August 21, several events will be held to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the de facto restoration of the independence of Latvia, LETA was informed by the Saeima's press service.
19.08.2011 Conductor Andris Nelsons to receive "ECHO Klassik" award; nominated for "Gramophone" award
Latvian conductor Andris Nelsons will receive the prestigious German ''ECHO Klassik" award as Conductor of the Year, and he has also been nominated for the musical award presented by the...
A wide assortment of Latvia-grown apples is now on sale at various retail outlets throughout Latvia, "Nozare.lv" was informed by retailers. Today, the supermarket chain "Maxima" starts...
Japanese actress Kaori Momoi will be appointed Riga's honorary ambassador in Japan for special merits and her personal and professional contribution to Japanese-Latvian cultural relations, as the...
The International Contemporary Theatre Festival "Homo Novus 2011", to be held from September 3 to September 9, will offer a diverse international program in various venues in Riga, as the artistic...
11.08.2011 Latvian National Opera kicks off new season
For people who wish to get a taste of culture on their visit to Latvia, seeing a ballet or opera performance at the Latvian National Opera is a must.
11.08.2011 Autumn Chamber Music Festival
From September 14 to October 7, the Autumn Chamber Music Festival will be held in Riga, with concerts taking place in several Riga concert halls.