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'Starptelpa' performance festival returns end of May
'Starptelpa' performance festival returns end of May
From May 23 to June 2, Riga will host the sixth performance art festival "Starptelpa" ("Interspace"). This year, the festival will allow the audience to experience hypothetical future scenarios - both utopian and dystopian, the organizers said.
Rīga Easter events guide
Rīga Easter events guide
Four days of easter holidays give plenty of opportunities for celebration, whether your emphasis is religious, folkloric or simply recreational. While this selection concentrates on the capital city, rest assured that you will be ale to find more easter events happening right across the country.  
Visit Easter charity fair at Domina mall in Rīga
Visit Easter charity fair at Domina mall in Rīga
An Easter charity fair, where the handicrafts of seniors and people with disabilities can be purchased, takes place in Rīga, the shopping center “Domina” this week, Latvian Radio reports.
Three for the Weekend: Mini-Festivals
Three for the Weekend: Mini-Festivals
This weekend Latvia can't wait for summer and is already hosting a few mini-festivals. If you too can't wait, here are a few tips for your weekend.
Rīga IFF issues open call to filmmakers
Rīga IFF issues open call to filmmakers
The Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF), a important cinema event in the Baltics, has opened the application process for its four competitions.
Spring guide to Rīga available online
Spring guide to Rīga available online
The official tourism portal for Rīga has published a seasonal guide to the Latvian capital's numerous attractions that anyone planning a Spring break in the city might find useful.
Artdocfest/Riga film festival winners announced
Artdocfest/Riga film festival winners announced
On the seventh day of the International Documentary Film Festival Artdocfest/Riga, March 7, the closing ceremony took place at the Splendid Palace cinema, during which awards were presented to nominees in several categories.
Latvia joins European Solidarity Fund for Ukrainian Films
Latvia joins European Solidarity Fund for Ukrainian Films
The Latvian National Film Center (NKC) has joined the organization of 19 European film institutions “European Solidarity Fund for Ukrainian films” which has also announced two financial support tenders for Ukrainian films and co-productions this year, the representatives of the NKC said on Friday, February 23.
Three for the Weekend: Supporting Ukraine
Three for the Weekend: Supporting Ukraine
This weekend is a tragic one for millions, as two years pass since Russia launched its full-scale war in Ukraine on February 24, 2022. Here are a few events taking place in solidarity of Ukraine.
Ministry mulls future of 'Corner House' in Rīga
Ministry mulls future of 'Corner House' in Rīga
The Culture Ministry (KM) has developed two scenarios concerning the house on Brīvības Street 61, former KGB building and current home of a part of the Occupation museum – whether to keep the house under state ownership or not, KM said in a statement on February 21.
Explore legendary Latvian animation at 'Fantadroms Night'
Explore legendary Latvian animation at 'Fantadroms Night'
The International Short Film Festival “2Annas” invites viewers to the first Latvian-created superhero animated series “Fantadroms” on February 14 at 20:00. The event “Fantadroms Night” will take place at the Culture House “Atmoda,” (Stabu Street 10), and the entrance to the event is free, organizers said.
New official 'Travel guide to Latvia' available
New official 'Travel guide to Latvia' available
The Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) has issued a new handbook called the "Travel guide to Latvia" designed primarily for the needs of tourism operators but useful for anyone who wants to explore Latvia. 
Three for the Weekend: Barricades, Concert, Dance
Three for the Weekend: Barricades, Concert, Dance
Over the weekend and next week, Rīga City Council has announced a  program of commemorative events. On Saturday, January 20, which is the official Barricades commemoration day, the laying of flowers will take place individually throughout the day at the Second Forest Cemetery (Otrie Meža kapi), as well as by the Freedom Monument.

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