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  • Yachting in Latvia
    02.08.2011
    Due to the fact that yachting is a popular hobby in Latvia, almost every coastal city, town or village in Latvia has a larger or smaller yacht fleet. Many yacht owners gladly offer rides to visitors in coastal waters.
  • Rundale Palace’s rose gardens
    02.08.2011
    July and August are the months when roses are in full bloom in Latvia. The gardens at Latvia’s majestic Rundale Palace have a magical atmosphere during this time, as its beautiful rose gardens are also in full bloom.
  • Delicacies from the Baltic Sea
    02.08.2011
    During the summer months in Latvia, people flock to coastal villages throughout the country not only to enjoy the beach, but taste the many delicacies the Baltic Sea has to offer.
  • Riga is a clean city and stands out with the fact that it is pedestrian friendly - "Airbus"
    02.08.2011
    Riga is a very clean city and stands out with the fact that it is pedestrian friendly, the business information portal "Nozare.lv" was told by Raphael Sheffield and Antonio da Costa, representatives from one of the largest airplane manufacturers in the world "Airbus", who participated in May’s "North Hub Riga" aviation conference.
  • Early Music Festival in Riga and Rundale
    02.08.2011
    The XVII International Early Music Festival will provide an opportunity for a contemporary person to experience Renaissance, Medieval and Baroque periods through music. The festival's concerts will take place from July 6 to 9 and will gather listeners in Riga’s Old Town churches and concert halls.
  • Ligo – summer solstice celebration
    02.08.2011
    Latvia is one of the few European countries where still today, just like hundreds of years ago, a celebration of the summer solstice is held. The shortest night of the year – from June 23 to 24, is spent in front of bonfires that burn bright until sunrise, singing Ligo-themed folk songs. Women and girls wear a crown of flowers on their heads, while men wear a crown of oak leaves.
  • "Kremerata Baltica" festival in Sigulda
    02.08.2011
    One of the brightest classical music events this summer – the eighth annual “Kremerata Baltica” Festival will take place in Sigulda from July 1 to 3.
  • Bauska Country Music Festival
    02.08.2011
    One of four regular international country music festivals in Europe takes place every summer in Bauska; this time the second weekend in July (8th and 9th). On the bill are the very best Baltic groups, and special guests “Hillbilly Deluxe” from Germany and “Modern Earl” from Nashville, USA.
  • Pop/rock festival "Positivus"
    02.08.2011
    “Positivus” Festival, which has in just a few years evolved into the biggest event of its kind in the Baltic region, will be held in seaside Salacgriva July 15 and 16 with another strong line-up featuring "James", "Editors", "Beach House", „Röyksopp”, also Mark Ronson and his group.
  • "Rigas ritmi" festival’s summer session
    02.08.2011
    The International Music Festival “Rigas ritmi” concerts for its summer session will be held in Riga on several stages June 30—July 2. This will be a great opportunity for jazz and ethno-music devotees to hear world-renowned artists, and their up-and-coming counterparts.