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09.05.2011 -LETA Record-high number of runners registered for this year's "Nordea" Riga Marathon

Currently, a record-high number of 11,500 participants from 37 countries have signed up for this year's "Nordea" Riga Marathon, as "Nords Event Communications" Project Manager Inese...

05.05.2011 Flights from International Airport Riga to the second-largest city in Sweden - Gothenburg.

Starting from 26th of April Swedish airline "Skyways" began flights from International Airport Riga to the second-largest city in Sweden - Gothenburg.

05.05.2011 -LETA Zebras to return to Riga Zoo in May

It is planned that Zebras will return to the Riga Zoo sometime during the second half of May.

05.05.2011 -LETA Riga-Minsk rail line to begin from June 1

From June 1 of this year, ''Latvijas Dzelzcels'' (Latvian Rail, LDz), in cooperation with Belarus Rail, will begin a passenger rail line between Riga and the Belarus capital Minsk.

05.05.2011 The National Geographic publishes photo of Kemeri National Park

The widely known nature and science magazine The National Geographic published a photo shoot of Kemeri National Park.

05.05.2011 -World Music Central Latvian Folk Innovators Ilgi to Perform at Rainforest World Music Festival 2011 in Borneo

The most famous world music band from Latvia, Iļģi will be performing at the Rainforest World Music Festival which will take place on the 8 to 10 July 2011. They will on stage on Saturday, 9 July or you can...

26.04.2011 Ameriks says all set in Riga for new tourism season

Riga, April 19 - Riga Vice Mayor Andris Ameriks (Latvia's First Party/Latvia's Way) said after a meeting with tourism agencies and companies affiliated with the tourism sector that Riga was prepared...

26.04.2011 Latvians toast spring with birch sap

Riga- It may be Friday afternoon in the Latvian capital Riga, but it is not just the usual end-of-week rush hour causing congestion on Valdemara street, one of the city's main thoroughfares, the...

26.04.2011 Go Blonde Latvia, Riga 2011, by Latvian Blondes Association

It's fund-raising charity event in Riga, organized by Latvia's Blonde Association.

20.04.2011 -Private Guides Riga food tasting tour offered to tourists

“What is Latvian food?” you may ask “Pork, cabbage and potatoes” you may think! Organizers of the food tours aim to show travelers that the traditional stereotype of post Soviet...