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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 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 Star awards Jurmala as best Baltic resort

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

28.03.2011 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 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...

22.03.2011 -Skyscanner Skyscanner recommends visiting Riga as one of top 3 European spring destinations

This Baltic beauty is more than 800 years old with an irresistible charm that combines the medieval and the modern. Gaze at Gothic architecture or marvel at folk music festivals taking place throughout the...

15.03.2011 -Enroute's Blog Go to Riga

We descended upon Riga, Latvia – a small, Baltic country tucked beside Russia – in the bluster of February to find a city that is spilling over with independent culture, new hotspots and sharp,...

09.03.2011 Bent on happiness – Latvia

A tragic past hasn't stopped the Latvian capital of Riga from becoming a prosperous and vibrant city, the largest in the Baltics.