In 2022, the prices of visiting visiting museums, libraries and zoological gardens in Latvia rose by 5.3%, according to data published May 18 by Eurostat.
Preparations for this year's Latvian Song and Dance Festival are continuing across the country, with Skrunda TV reporting on dancers literally being put through their paces in Kuldīga region to prove their readiness for the event.
A cycle of online video classes is being made available throughout Latvia, in which the Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF), in cooperation with the Norwegian Film Clubs Association (NFK), is offering the chance to learn about film-related professions and filmmaking together with Latvian film professionals.
It's Easter, or to give it its Latvian name, Liedienas. That means all manner of egg-related fun and games, including one-on-one battles for egg supremacy, as captured by our resident caricaturist above.
Data published on April 5 by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) show that due to COVID-19 restrictions, people participated in cultural life, i.e., attended live performances and sports events, visited cultural sites, or went to cinema, notably less in 2022.