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02.07.2013 -artJournalBlog Week’s fastest-selling US classical album is from Latvia

Bursting into the Nielsen sales charts this week at number two is an Ondine recording of Rachmaninov’s All-Night Vigil, sung by the Latvian Radio Choir. It sold 815 copies – 730 CDs, 85...

02.07.2013 Karosta Prison can make anyone feel like a prisoner

Located in the city of Liepaja, Karosta Prison is one of Latvia’s most unique tourist attractions. 

26.06.2013 -Dziesmusvetki.lv Latvia SINGS! You are welcome to join in !

If you are in Riga from the 30th of June to the 7th of July, you have a historic opportunity to be part of the Latvian Song and Dance Celebration...

10.06.2013 Riga Radio and TV Tower hopes to be visited by 200,000 tourists annually

The state-owned joint-stock company "Latvijas Valsts radio un televizijas centrs" (LVRTC) hopes to attract LVL 7 million from European Union funds during the next financial period in order to...

10.06.2013 Record numbers visit Latvian pavilion at Venice Biennale

Since opening May 31st, Latvia's national pavilion and its exposition "North by Northeast" at the 55th Venice Biennale has been visited by more than 13,000 people so far, including leading...

10.06.2013 "Gors" regional concert hall opens in Rezekne

Construction company "Arcers" has completed for inspection the regional multifunctional arts center/concert hall "Gors", also known as the Embassy of Latgale, "Arcers"...

07.06.2013 Beach for everyone!

On the 19th of May on Kauguri beach a „Beach for everyone” was opened, and it is the first beach for the people with special needs in...

30.05.2013 Positivus festival announces "Red Bull Music Academy" stage programme

This year Positivus festival will host the fifth annual Red Bull Music Academy stage,first time located at the beach. The Red Bull Music Academy stage will feature some of the best international and Baltic...

30.05.2013 -Argophilia.com Latvia Q1 Hotel Stays Increase Year on Year

According to recently released data from the Central Statistics Bureau (CSB) Q1 hotel stays in Latvia grew by 5.9%. Foreign visitors increased by some 9.3%, while Latvian guests grew slightly less...

30.05.2013 "Riga Bourse" Museum wins special jury prize

At a ceremony Saturday in the Gaelic-Roman Museum in Belgium, the "Riga Bourse" Art Museum was honored with a special jury prize at the European Museums Annual Award.

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