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29.05.2013 Latvia hopes for Baltic ''Bilbao effect'' with Rothko museum

The opening of a museum dedicated to U.S. art superstar Mark Rothko in his Latvian birthplace is raising hopes the city of Daugavpils (southeastern Latvia) could attract thousands of new tourists and...

29.05.2013 Latvian glass artists "an&angel" create world's first glass bicycle

Latvian glass design brand "an&angel" creative director Artis Nimanis and glass artist Gatis Vasiljevs have created the world's first glass bicycle, LETA was informed by "an&angel...

29.05.2013 Lifestyle rally "Gumball 3000" visit Riga in May

The lifestyle rally ''Gumball 3000'' came to Riga on May 21.

29.04.2013 Extensive cultural and recreational program planned for Riga on May 4 Restoration of Independence Day

Riga will celebrate the May 4 Restoration of Independence Day with various concerts, athletic events, art and music performances, events for children, and the traditional "flower carpet" at the...

29.04.2013 Latvian Song and Dance Festival to be promoted during Latvian Culture Days in Ireland

In anticipation of the XXV Latvian Nation-Wide Song and XV Dance Festival to be held in Riga from June 30 to July 7 and in cooperation with Latvian Embassy to Ireland and the Latvian Society in Ireland...

29.04.2013 Grand opening for Mark Rothko Art Center in Daugavpils on April 24

The Mark Rothko Art Center will hold its ceremonial opening at the former Arsenal Building at the Daugavpils Fortress in Daugavpils (southeastern Latvia), LETA was informed by the art center's marketing...

19.04.2013 -smartertravel.com Riga included in a list of Europe’s most affordable cities by SmarterTravel.com

The travelling portal SmarterTravel.com included Latvia and its capital Riga in a list of Europe’s most affordable travelling destinations, along with its neighbour Vilnius and such famous travelling...

19.04.2013 "Ashley Colburn Productions" to make film series about Latvia

The United States' TV producer, author and personality Ashley Colburn will be working in Latvia in May to shoot five video stories about Latvia; the project is organized in collaboration with the State...

19.04.2013 World Choir Games to bring record number of participants to Riga next summer

The World Choir Games will be held in Riga next summer, bringing choirs from all over the world to Latvia for ten days.

19.04.2013 Birch juice season takes Latvia by storm

As spring melts away a long winter deep in Latvia's vast forests, the stillness is almost imperceptibly broken by a rhythmic drip, drip, drip. A small black tube protrudes from the trunk of a leafless...

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