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10.09.2012 Latvian National Opera becomes more accessible for the handicapped

From today, the Latvian National Opera has become more accessible, as a special elevator has been opened for persons with physical impairments.

10.09.2012 H&M to hand out gift cards to first customers in Riga

On September 15, Swedish clothing retail company ''Hennes and Mauritz'' (H&M) will open its first store in Latvia at the ''Galerija Centrs'' shopping arcade in Old Town...

10.09.2012 ''Latvia Week'' kicks off in Tokyo

From today until September 13, at the ''Athalie'' gallery in Tokyo, a serious of events called ''Latvia Week'' will kick-off, which is being organized by the Latvian...

10.09.2012 "Garbage" to perform concert in Riga this November

30.08.2012 -Jurmala City Council Jūrmala will own a modern multi-million worth Dzintari concert hall/conference hall

More than 9.563 million Euros worth tender for the reconstruction of the Dzintari concert hall has completed.

22.08.2012 Jurmala beach at Dzintari regains Blue Flag

Quality control at popular Dzintari Beach in Jurmala on July 22 discovered that [waste] management there does not meet criteria of the Blue Flag eco-certificate, therefore inspectors had ordered the flag...

22.08.2012 More people attend Riga Festival this year

22.08.2012 "Brainstorm" gather full stadium in Riga for closing concert last night

The popular Latvian pop/rock band ''Brainstorm'' (''Prâta vçtra'') closed its summer tour with a concert at a packed ''Skonto'' Stadium in Riga last night.

22.08.2012 Thunderous ovation for gold medalist Strombergs at airport

Loud cheers, bouquets of flowers and traditional yellow cake awaited BMX cyclist Maris Strombergs yesterday as he stepped off the plane and onto the red carpet at Riga airport.

22.08.2012 Churches, Art Nouveau architecture and Central Market - most popular tourist sites in Riga

Churches, Art Nouveau architecture and the Central Market have been named the most popular tourist sites in Riga, according to a survey carried out by the business information portal ''Nozare.lv...

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