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04.04.2011 -LETA Event marking 50th anniversary of first manned flight into outer space to be held in Jurmala

On April 4 an event, marking the 50th anniversary of the first manned flight into outer space, will be held in the concert hall of the Amber Coast Sanitarium in Jurmala.

04.04.2011 -airLineTrends.com AirLineTrends writes about airBaltic’s offer of organic dishes, Nespresso, iPads inflights

The low-cost airline of Latvia airBaltic since 2008 has made a transformation from a point-to-point low-cost carrier to a hybrid network LCC.

04.04.2011 -Deutsche Presse-Agentur Latvia looks to ecotourism for 'green shoots' of recovery

Latvia's Cape Kolka, already a popular destination spot, could become a showcase for the country's ambition to become a leader in "green" tourism, the Earth Times ewports referring to a...

28.03.2011 -LETA "Hot Docs" to feature two Latvian movies

North America's largest documentary film festival "Hot Docs", which will be held April 28 - May 8, will feature two Latvian movies.

28.03.2011 -AirBaltic.com BalticMiles Points Can be Used to Help Victims of Japanese Earthquake, Tsunami

Members of the BalticMiles loyalty programme of the Latvian airline airBaltic can use their accumulated loyalty Points to help victims of the earthquake and tsunami, which recently struck Japan.

28.03.2011 -www.ftnnews.com Travel.ru Star awards Jurmala as best Baltic resort

Jurmala - the Latvia-based resort - received "Travel.ru Star" award as "The Best Resort of the Baltic Sea" for the eight year running. The Travel.ru information portal is one of the most...

28.03.2011 -www.travpr.com The road less traveled: a tour of Baltic capitals for women-only

The organizer of unusual and exciting tours for US women “Away For Women” will organize an exclusive summer tour for women-only to the Baltic States over nine nights from July 17 to July 26,...

22.03.2011 Astronomical spring starts in Latvia on March 20

On March 20 at 1:21 a.m., astronomical spring has begun in Latvia, LETA was informed by the University of Latvia's Astronomy Institute.

22.03.2011 -The New York Times The Latvian Choir Kamer sings at Baryshnikov Arts Center

Evidence of a lively choral music tradition flourishing among the Baltic nations has been with us for some time now: in splendid recordings the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir has made for Harmonia...

22.03.2011 -PanARMENIAN.net Armenian filmmaker stages The Barber of Seville in Riga

Recently, the Latvian capital Riga hosted the premiere of “The Barber of Seville” opera. The opera staging, performed by a 27-year old film director Hayk Karapetyan, enjoyed positive critical...