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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...
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...
The 9th saxophone music festival "Saxophonia" will kick off at Riga’s Saint John’s Church, which is one of the biggest such festivals in the Baltics and Eastern Europe.
The American rock-band ''The Killers'', one of the world’s most popular rock bands of the last few years, which last year released their fourth studio album ''Battle Born...
On Friday 5, Riga City Council supported the proposal to name a street in Riga after the Swedish city of Umea.
Saturday, February 16, it will be Carnival in Riga for the very first time, with one and all invited to Bastejkalns Park for a full day of merriment featuring various attractions, games, contests...
07.02.2013 Michael Bolton to perform in Riga in May
The popular U.S. singer and composer Michael Bolton will give a concert at "Arena Riga" on May 12, "Makroconcert Latvija" public relations manager Inese Keisa told LETA.
In 2012, the Latvian National Opera (LNO) saw a 24 percent increase in revenue from ticket sales, LETA was informed by the LNO's public relations department.
Last week, Latvian opera diva Kristine Opolais made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera as Magda in Puccini's "La Rondine" and her performance is praised by the audience and critics alike.