Latvia's Eurovision hopefuls for 2019 revealed
It's time for Eurovision fans to rejoice and everyone else to look away and find something else to talk about - for the names of the next batch of Latvian "Supernova" hopefuls have been released into the public sphere.
Costs of centenary concert under scrutiny
The LTV show Forbidden Methods (Aizliegtais paņēmiens) has put the costs of the Mīlestības vārdā. 18+ concert, held outside the National Library of Latvia and broadcast on November 19 on LTV, under scrutiny.
Latvia's centenary marked in spectacular style
It has been a memorable twenty-four hours in Latvia with a fine selection of sights and sounds to feed future memories. One of the undoubted highlights must be a truly spectacular pyrotechnic display on the banks of the River Daugava in central Rīga.
Wagner hall to be refitted into a concert venue for €20m
After an unsuccessful tender for developing the Old Rīga concert hall that was once the work place of a young Richard Wagner, the government has decided to invest €20m into the building to fit it for the needs of the state-owned Latvijas koncerti entertainment company.
What a time to go leaf-watching
With record warm temperatures slated for the weekend and the fall in full color, there's seldom been a better time for leaf peeping.
Latvians dance all over New York
A pair of young Latvian folk dancers have produced an enjoyable video of them performing a traditional dance all over New York city.
First 'Balts award' winner named
The first ever Balts Award from the Latvian and Lithuanian Foreign Ministriesha been won by professor and linguist Laimute Balode.
National Film Award nominees named
The films Bille, Foam at the Mouth, Homo Novus, The Criminal Excellence Fund as well as The Mover have been nominated as the best feature films for the annual Lielais Kristaps film award, organizers told the press October 3.
Rīga IFF announces full program
The Rīga International Film Festival (Rīga IFF) has announced its full program: a total 180 films will be screened, divided across 12 thematic groups, from October 18-31. In addition to the usual locations - the Kino Bize, Splendid Palace, and K Suns cinemas on Elizabetes street - this year screenings will also take place at the National Library of Latvia.
Hungarian days are coming in October
The Embassy of Hungary in Latvia has announced that the annual "Hungarian Days" cultural festival will take place for the 4th time throughout October.