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Taking center stage there as always will be artisans, farmers and bakers with their wares and homegrown/homemade goodies

10.12.2014 Christmas is coming at Kalnciems Quarter this weekend

December 13-14,  management at Kalnciems Quarter (Riga-Pardaugava) urges one and all to get in the Christmas spirit by visiting the colourful...
Tropical Butterfly House welcomes you to its exhibit “Miracle of Butterflies at Dusk”

05.12.2014 “Miracle of Butterflies at Dusk”at the Botanical Gardens

The brisk and dusky days of December in Riga feature a special treat – the exotic beauty and warmth of the tropics with no expensive faraway...
The majority of winter sports opportunities in Riga are free of chargephoto by: Evija Trifanova, LETA

04.12.2014 Winter Brings Nine Ice Rinks and Ski Tracks to Riga

This season, the fans of winter sports have the opportunity to visit nine ice rinks and also ski tracks in the capital city, furthermore, the...
LNSOphoto by: Ieva Čīka, LETA

03.12.2014 LNSO to be in a Bernstein mood at year's end

A surprising but welcome choice by Andris Poga and the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra (LNSO) at its concerts bidding farewell to 2014 – the...
Žitluhina has combined what cannot be combined – solo piano, break-dancing, and her own unique style

03.12.2014 Olga Žitluhina mixes piano music with break-dancing in new production

Olga Žitluhina rarely disappoints audiences, especially devotees of modern ballet. The prolific dancer/choreographer always has something up her...
World Choir Games processionphoto by: LETA © Ieva Lūka

02.12.2014 -www.nozare.lv Latvia shows second best growth in number of foreign tourists

Lagging behind only Iceland, whose growth in foreign tourist numbers this year is at 23.1%, Latvia finds itself in impressive second place with an 18...
700 Kraucs' negatives are displayed from the collection of 1,736

01.12.2014 Eduards Kraucs' phoographs on UNESCO “World Memory” list; now on display in Daugava Museum

Kraucs' photographs are classics to be sure; he documented the construction (1936-40) of an entity labeled “the pride of Latvian energy”- the...
Photographer Māris Grunskis has captured the bleakness and the beauty of fallout shelters, bunkers, proving grounds, factories and other empty objects

26.11.2014 Latvia's abandoned buildings the subject matter for photographer Grunskis

Work on a special project since 2009 – documentation on film of the many abandoned and unattended buildings across Latvia, has resulted in a not-to-...
The traveling exhibition "Let's Talk About Fashion!”/„Parunāsim par modi!” in the new Latvian National Library

25.11.2014 New National Library presents exhibit on 60 years of fashion in Latvia

“Let's Talk About Fashion!”/„Parunāsim par modi!” is the name given the traveling  exhibition opening November 25th in the new Latvian National...
Riga Dome Cathedralphoto by: Ieva Lūka, LETA

24.11.2014 Outstanding musicians in the Riga Dome lineup for the Christmas holidays

Riga Dome Cathedral wthout a doubt is the centerpiece of the architectural wonders of Old Town, one of the oldest places of worship in Latvia. Its...

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