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  • 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.
  • Schubertiade Chamber Music Concert in Ungurmuiza
    02.08.2011
    The annual Schubertiade Chamber Music Concert will once again be held this year at the romantic Ungurmuiza Manor Garden on August 6.
  • Sea and Fishermen’s Festival in Latvian coastal towns and villages
    02.08.2011
    The annual Sea Festival (in some places known as Fishermen's Festival) in Latvia is the second largest summer festival after Midsummer’s Night on the Latvian summer calendar.
  • Pop music competition "New Wave"
    02.08.2011
    One of the most prestigious pop music competitions of up and coming artists in the post-Soviet area is held in the Latvia coastal resort city of Jurmala each summer. The "New Wave" competition gathers over a dozen young musicians from around the world, who compete with one another on the stage to win first prize.
  • 7th international music festival "Summertime"
    02.08.2011
    From August 12 to 19, the 7th international music festival "Summertime" will once again be held in the Latvian coastal resort city of Jurmala.