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  • Contemporary culture forum White Night
    02.08.2011
    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 projects.  This year – reserve the night of September 10-11.  
  • Liepaja Organ Music Festival
    02.08.2011
    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.
  • Experimental music and movie festival "Skanu mezs"
    02.08.2011
    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
    02.08.2011
    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
    02.08.2011
    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.
  • Adventure campaign "The Great Baltic Tour"
    02.08.2011
    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
    02.08.2011
    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.
  • International food industry fair "Riga Food 2011"
    02.08.2011
    “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
    02.08.2011
    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.
  • XIX International Opera Music Festival in Sigulda
    02.08.2011
    The year’s most prestigious open-air musical event – the International Sigulda Opera Festival – will be held from July 29 to 31. The festival will take place on the open-air stage in the historical ruins of Sigulda Castle. Each year, the festival gathers many of the world’s top opera stars.