Europe’s future in the spotlight in Riga

Latvia in Review #5
What do the countries and nations which presented themselves on the world stage 100 years ago, have to offer to Europe and the world today as a basis for stability in the next 100 years? Which are the national achievements, personal victories and ideas, as well as civil capabilities that could serve as an incentive for further development and Europe’s role in the world? A high-level conference, happening on May 7 in the magnificent National Library of Latvia in our equally magnificent Riga, will look for answers. More

Photo: Valts Kleins

Join in for the Big clean-up day on April 28, a special event dedicated to cleaning up the environment. More than 1600 clean-up spots have been registered, including several diaspora initiatives abroad. More

April 24 marked five years since the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center in Latvia, one of the most ambitious 21st-century cultural projects in the region, opened its doors. More

Photo: TAVA
“Four White Shirts” film by Latvian director Rolands Kalniņš was unacceptable to Soviet censorship because of its innovation, irony and non-conformism. Now it will appear at the Cannes festival alongside classics by Hitchcock, Kubrick, and Bergman. More
Do not forget May 4 & May 5!

May 4 is the Restoration of Independence day in Latvia, and independence needs to be celebrated! Lay a white tablecloth on your table, sing some Latvian songs and, on May 5, Jog Latvia in the World! More
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