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11.10.2011 New pumpkin weight record in Latvia - 155 kilograms

The sixth annual pumpkin weight-off competition took place at the Riga Zoo today, with the winning pumpkin of 155 kilograms breaking the previous national record, "Maxima Latvija" representative...

11.10.2011 "Leo Burnett Riga" to create Latvia's "Facebook" page

Advertising agency "Leo Burnett Riga" has won a tender for the right to develop Latvia's page for the social networking website "Facebook.com".

11.10.2011 Mariss Jansons and State Choir "Latvija" to perform in Munich

11.10.2011 Latvia to celebrate UNESCO week

On Wednesday, October 12, Riga Stradins University (RSU) will open a foreign ambassadors' guest lecture series, as LETA was informed by RSU Public Relations Manager, Edijs Sauers.

27.09.2011 -The World Travel Ideas Latvia Travel Blog from World Travel Ideas

Latvia is a diminutive country on the Baltic Sea with antique times gone by culture and customs. There is a lot of fascinating tourist sites which will pull towards the attention to everyone.

27.09.2011 -Curious and Wonderous Travel Cinevilla: Spend the night in 1920s Latvia

Built in 2004 as the set for "Defenders of Latvia," Cinevilla is a strange mix of historic recreation and Hollywood-esque fantasy world.

27.09.2011 -ArticleSnatch.com Article praises Latvia for its multifaceted value: Visiting Riga

Rigaprovides the visitor with a wealth of experiences from its lively nightlife and international cuisine, to its medieval streets and fascinating architecture.

27.09.2011 -Travel via Europe Karostas Cietums – the only military prison in Europe open to tourists

Karostas Cietums is the only military prison in Europe open to tourists. It’s been described as being more impressive than Alcatraz, and acts almost like a terrifying interactive reality show.

27.09.2011 -Ranker.com Ranker.com posts lists of Latvian castles

A List of Latvian Castles. Every famous castle from Latvia has been included. Originally made of earth and wood, later castles were built of stone, so many still survive today.

12.09.2011 -Sin City 247 – the Entertainment Guide airBaltic nominated best among world’s airlines for innovations

The Latvian national airline airBaltic has been nominated as one of the Top 6 airlines in the world for innovations in generating ancillary revenue. The decision to nominate airBaltic in the category Best...