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26.02.2013 The XX, Crystal Castles, Eferklang, Foxes, Elektro Guzzi and Jauns Mēness have been added to the positivus festival line-up

The critically acclaimed dream pop band The xx have been added to the Positivus festival 2013 line-up as the second headliners of the festival. Other confirmed acts include the explosive Canadian duo...

22.02.2013 "Dream Team 1935" transforms Lithuanians into Latvian basketball fans for two hours - Lithuanian media

The Latvian movie ''Dream Team 1935'' (''Sapnu Komanda 1935''), which is about the Latvian basketball team which became the first ever European champions that year, has...

22.02.2013 Accordionist Ksenija Sidorova takes Grand Music Award 2012 for outstanding performance

During the Grand Music Award 2012 ceremony at the Latvian National Opera last night, accordionist Ksenija Sidorova received the "Outstanding Performance" award for performing solo in Erki Sven...

22.02.2013 2014 European Film Academy Awards to be held in Riga

The European Film Academy has decided that next year's European Film Academy Awards will be held in Riga, the "Riga 2014" foundation informed LETA.

22.02.2013 -Traveldudes.com Little Known Latvia and the Change of Riga

I am half Latvian and recently visited with my father - who is 86.

22.02.2013 Two Latvian films awarded at Berlin International Film Festival

Two Latvian films were awarded at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival this year - Janis Nords' feature film "Mother, I Love You" (Mammu, es tevi milu!) and Evalds Lacis' animated...

22.02.2013 "PeR" to represent Latvia at Eurovision song contest this year

"Here We Go" sung by "PeR" will represent Latvia at the Eurovision song contest in Sweden this year.

22.02.2013 Latvians celebrate Meteni this weekend

In February, Latvians celebrate one of their traditional calendar festivals Meteni – a celebration dedicated to bidding farewell to the winter and welcoming the spring. Special folk songs are sung on...

22.02.2013 "Sunrise Avenue" to perform concert in Riga in May

On May 10, the Finnish rock band "Sunrise Avenue" will perform a concert at Riga's "Sapnu fabrika".

22.02.2013 -Bestriga.com Latvia ranks highly for ethical travel

Latvia is one of the ten best ethical destinations to travel to in 2013, according to ethicaltraveler.org, a San Francisco-based non-profit organization that publishes a guide to the World’s Best...

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