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30.05.2013 Organizers call 2013 "Nordea" Riga Marathon a success

More runners did not finish "Nordea" Riga Marathon this year than in 2012, however, their choice not to run the entire distance, given the weather conditions, is commendable, Aigars Nords, head of...

30.05.2013 -Cliffhague.planningresource.co Challenges for urban and regional development – Riga and Latvia's National Development Plan

My previous visits to Riga were in the winter. Fading light on gloomy afternoons, sleet and snow chilling the soul, forcing me to seek the refuge of a warm bar or café. Now I am here in vibrant springtime,...

30.05.2013 Night of the Museum took place in Latvia May 18

The annual Night of the Museum took place throughout Latvia on May 18, 2013.

30.05.2013 Andris Nelsons appointed Boston Symphony Orchestra music director

The famous Latvian conductor Andris Nelsons has been named music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, as the orchestra's representatives announced on Thursday.

30.05.2013 -traveldailynews.com airBaltic to launch Riga - Malta

On 12 May 2013, Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new route from Riga to Malta. The new route of airBaltic will offer convenient travel between the airports, and beyond to destinations in...

30.05.2013 -GoEasteurope.com Great Places to Find Traditional Latvian Souvenirs

Latvia has capitalized upon the beauty of and mystery behind its pagan symbols, its tradition of textile art and pottery, and its agricultural heritage. When you’re in Riga, visit the following shops...

30.05.2013 -enpi-info.eu Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus: promoting tourism across the Dvina River

An EU-funded Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC) project is working to position and promote three regions from Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus as one tourism destination joined by the Dvina River.

30.05.2013 -bsr2013.eu Riga City Council welcomes you to Riga

Welcome to Riga – the metropolis of the Baltic Sea region and one of the significant capital cities of Europe with more than 800 year history!

29.05.2013 -Argophilia.com Tall Ships Races 2013 Visits Riga

Coming this summer to Riga, Latvia, scores of sailing ships from 35 countries will compete at the Tall Ships Races 2013visiting the city for the first time in 10 years. The massive tall ship regatta is...

29.05.2013 Record number of folk dancers to converge on Riga this summer

The dance part of this summer's XXV Nationwide Latvian Song and XV Dance Festival will gather the  largest number of folk dancers in the festival's history.

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