One of the first animation film producers of Latvia, director and producer Ansis Bērziņš (1940-2021) has passed away, relatives confirmed on Facebook.
Sprechen Sie Deutsch? If not, then you can now learn it in the new state-of- the-art premises of the Goethe Institut. The landmark German centre in Riga has moved to a new address.
Latvia is still filled with wonderful Poetry Days events, but there are yet others to explore!
The eighth Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF), which will take place October 14-24, announced its lineup for the Feature Film Competition, IFF said in a release September 7.
On September 3, the opening of the international documentary festival Artdocfest/Riga will take place at 18:00, live-streamed here on LSM from the Splendid Palace cinema.
The beginning of autumn is always full of cultural events to help you embrace the cold season. This weekend is no exception: enjoy!
The 25th Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries will run on 1-12 September in Rīga and online, with a total of 18 film projects to be presented at the training and pitching forum, as well as a program of masterclasses and film screenings, say organizers.
The Latvian Architecture Award 2021 Grand Prix was awarded to the Reconstruction of the Song Festival bandstand at Mežaparks and its authors Austris Mailītis and Juris Poga architects offices during the awards ceremony last week, organizers reported.
On this weekend's menu - reading, listening, and speaking!
Mid-August has come quick. Enjoy every bit of summer that is left!
This weekend, be proud -- of art, of community, of staying up all night watching movies.
The heat has finally stepped down somewhat, and being outside might be easier and safer for most people. Take advantage of the weather and enjoy some outdoor events!
This weekend, make sure to grab as many cultural events as you can, as it is never certain how long they will go on. Here are just a few suggestions you can check out.
Residents and visitors to the Āgenskalns district of Rīga might like to know there's a new walking guide to the historic and eclectic area that is now available.
Many people on social media have noticed hundreds of people looking like they've stepped out of 19th century. This is because a German mini-series on the Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Sisi) is being shot in the center of Rīga, Latvian Television reported July 20.
It's another hot weekend. Make sure to have a good time but remember to stay hydrated!
The eighth edition of the Rīga International Film Festival will open with with the documentary The Rossellinis, directed by Alessandro Rossellini, festival organizers confirmed July 15.
The Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries (Baltic Sea Docs) has concluded the project selection for its 25th edition that will run on 1-12 September, organizers of the event confirmed July 13.
On July 12, the School Youth Song and Dance Festival will start in Latvian municipalities. The first event will be a 'festival car' ride through local governments “Saulesvija” (Weave of sun), greeting local participants until July 29.
July 10 marks the annual Fishing Festival (Zvejnieksvētki) in Latvia, with events and markets in many towns along the coast.
Yet another hot weekend has come. More and more events are happening live, so use the opportunity to put your party gear on!
There was joy for some Latvian cities and disappointment for others July 8 with the announcement of which bids for the title European Capital of Culture 2027 can advance to the next round.
Another weekend and - whisper it - another one with a decent weather forecast. So why don't you just switch off your TV set and go out and do something less boring instead? Here are a few ideas to get you started.
Continuing Midsummer tradition, the National Film Center's (NKC) portal Filmas.lv offers the fourth online festival “Latvian Films in the World” – a selection of summer films from classics to contemporary cinema.
Midsummer is the peak of summer - daylight is as long as it gets. Latvians have long determined it to be an important time to observe weather and predict the harvest, autumn and winter weather.
Before the Latvian traditional Midsummer festival, Jāņi, the capital city Rīga is setting the mood with various pop-up events.
The Cabinet of Ministers decided June 15 it shall be permitted to organize public events in which visitors sit in their vehicle or in an individual watercraft (boat).