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  • International jazz festival "Saulkrasti Jazz"
    02.08.2011
    For one week, from July 18 to 23, the Latvian coastal town of Saulkrasti will become the country’s jazz capital, as it will once again be hosting the annual "Saulkrasti Jazz" festival.
  • Silver, gold and other jewelry by Latvian artists
    02.08.2011
    Going out to purchase Latvian made jewelry during a visit can become an exciting journey through the country’s art world, as persons will be able to acquaint themselves with Latvia’s rich jewelry making traditions and learn about silver, gold and other metal jewelry made by very skilled local artists.
  • The "Great Baltic Tour 2011"
    02.08.2011
    The "Great Baltic Tour 2011" is an adventure campaign that takes place in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. It is an exciting way to spend free time and is full of new impressions and adventures that can be experienced across thirty different tourist attractions, ten in each country.
  • Adventure in the air – hang gliding, motorized parachutes and sky diving
    02.08.2011
    If you still have not had enough adventure and recklessness during your visit to Latvia, this can be easily corrected by contacting one of the country’s hang gliding, motorizes parachute or sky diving clubs. These are adventures where persons can prove their bravery, as well as see breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside from above.
  • 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.