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  • Latvian choir "Latvian Voices" wins gold medal and overall title at World Choir Games
    26.07.2012 | 
    LETA
    Latvian vocal ensemble "Latvian Voices" won the "Female Chamber Choirs" category of the 2012 World Choir Games last night, the organizers of the event inform.
  • Composer Praulins among "Echo Klassik" award winners
    26.07.2012 | 
    LETA
    Ugis Praulins' "The Nightingale", one of four compositions featured on recorder virtuoso Michala Petri's and the Danish National Vocal Ensemble's CD, has just earned a 2012 "Echo Klassik" award in the category "World Premiere Recording of the Year".
  • World Choir Games: Wrapping Up
    26.07.2012 | 
    On Saturday (July 14) I spent much of my day attending two excellent events. In the afternoon, I was part of a full-to-the-rafters Music Hall (every single seat was sold, meaning more than 3,400 people were in attendance!) for the final Champions Concert, featuring 11 groups that were judged to be the best in their respective categories.
  • 67% associate "Ligo!" holiday with "good time"
    05.07.2012
    A "Ferratum Latvia"/"Runde" survey of 500 people shows that despite weather conditions and financial woes, 67 percent associate the Midsummer "Ligo!" holiday with a good time, getting together with friends and pleasant relaxation.
  • Children summer at the open air stahe Melluzi
    14.06.2012
    For 14 Sundays – starting 27 May till 26 August – events for children will take place with offers of activities covering all age groups from toddlers to teens, so the young generation could be introduced to the culturally historical object – the open air stage of Melluzi – and get the feeling of spending a quality time there.
  • Special fan tent to be open in Riga for duration of EURO 2012
    11.06.2012 | 
    LETA
    The Latvian Football Federation (LFF), in cooperation with ''Carlsberg'', will unveil a special fan tent outside the Riga Congress Building, which will open for the duration of EURO 2012, LETA was informed by spokeswoman for Latvian brewery ''Aldaris'' Laura Krastina.
  • First chanterelles on sale at Riga Central Market
    11.06.2012 | 
    Nozare.lv
    This year's first chanterelles can be bought at the Riga Central Market today, "Nozare.lv" was informed by "Rigas Centraltirgus" (Riga Central Market) marketing and communications head Ivars Jakovels.
  • Big arts and crafts fair continues in Riga
    11.06.2012 | 
    LETA
    From 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., it's Day Two for the 42nd annual Latvian Arts and Crafts Fair at Riga's Ethnographic Open Air Museum.
  • Latvian cyclist wins "Tele 2" Riga marathon
    11.06.2012 | 
    LETA
    Andzs Flaksis crossed the finish line first today, successfully mastering the 191km distance and taking the "Riga Grand Prix" at the "Tele 2" Riga Cycling Marathon today. He also received the award as the best young cyclist.
  • Highest swing in Latvia to open in Ogre Region's Keipene County
    07.06.2012 | 
    LETA
    A new tourist attraction, "Supolu parks" (Swings Park) will open in Ogre Region's Keipene County on June 15, which will have the highest swing in Latvia.