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St.Maria Magdalena Church in Old Rigaphoto by: Evija Trifanova, LETA

17.12.2014 Sounds from long ago courtesy of „Stadt-Hautboisten Riga”

Reconstruction of the St.Maria Magdalena Church in Old Town is yet another project that continued all year during Riga's reign as “European Capital...
Also on the agenda – making the traditional mobiles

16.12.2014 Winter Solstice rituals from days of yore to be revived at Ethnographic Museum

The Winter Solstice celebration – December 21st this year – is a time for much merriment, and our ancestors – usually in mask and costume – sang and...
Over 300 paintings, drawings, scultures, collages, interior/exterior design fixtures, jewelry, apparel, etc.

15.12.2014 “Jarmarka” - Latvia's greatest art fair – once again this December

In the Grand Hall at the Latvian Academy of Art (LAA) December 17-30, you won't want to miss the 12th annnual “Jarmarka” Fair – a splendid...
“Daugava” is proud to have sculptor Aigars Bikše as the very first artist in the new space.

15.12.2014 “Daugava” ends year with transfer to new space

The year is coming to an end, but “Daugava” Gallery is beginning anew, relocating to Ausekļa Street 1 in downtown Riga,  A well-known entity on...
For Latvia's first-ever 3D motion picture the world premiere is scheduled for December 29.

15.12.2014 Latvia prsents its first-ever 3D motion picture

Production is now over for Latvia's first-ever 3D motion picture - “Riga-2041”, and the world premiere is scheduled for December 29.  It will go...
The “Way through the Christmas Trees” festival in Riga

12.12.2014 Residents and guests of Riga invited to the “Way through the Christmas Trees” festival

The “Way through the Christmas Trees” festival in Riga is under way, showcasing Christmas trees created by 74 professional artists, members of...
This is a place where one should go to grasp the diversity of nature or to learn more about animals.photo by: Ieva Čīka, LETA

10.12.2014 Riga Zoo to be open until 9 p.m. during “Winter Nights”

The Riga Zoo is just a half-hour drive from downtown. This is a place where one should go to grasp the diversity of nature or to learn more about...
Eight artists nominated for prestigious Purvītis Award

10.12.2014 Eight artists nominated for prestigious Purvītis Award; their group show set for February

A distinguished jury rated the 2013/2014 achievements of 19 artists or artist groups asked to be considered for the Vilhelms Purvītis Award. And just...
Taking center stage there as always will be artisans, farmers and bakers with their wares and homegrown/homemade goodies

10.12.2014 Christmas is coming at Kalnciems Quarter this weekend

December 13-14,  management at Kalnciems Quarter (Riga-Pardaugava) urges one and all to get in the Christmas spirit by visiting the colourful...
Tropical Butterfly House welcomes you to its exhibit “Miracle of Butterflies at Dusk”

05.12.2014 “Miracle of Butterflies at Dusk”at the Botanical Gardens

The brisk and dusky days of December in Riga feature a special treat – the exotic beauty and warmth of the tropics with no expensive faraway...

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