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Latvian-Estonian language award goes to Estonian linguist
On 4 September 2021, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, Edgars Rinkēvičs, as part of his working visit to Estonia, had a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Eva-Maria Liimets. The Ministers presented the annual Languages Award bestowed by the Foreign Ministries of Latvia and Estonia. This year, the Languages Award went to the Estonian linguist, Lembit Vaba.
Latvian translation mentorships on offer
Budding translators are currently being offered a great opportunity to gain professional experience as part of an initiative from the Latvian Literature platform. 
Annual literary prize shortlists announced
On March 30, the nominees for the Latvian Literature of the Year Award (LALIGABA) in five categories were revealed in an online Facebook session, with other special prizes also handed out.
Essays on history of reading to be published
On Thursday February 11 at 19.00 the National Library of Latvia (LNB) will be unveiling a new collection of essays with a very topical theme: “Reading Pandemic. Essays on the history of reading ”.
Legendary Latvian writer to get roasted during Poetry Days
Within the annual international festival "Poetry Days", the Rainis and Aspazija museum is hosting two interrelated events to offer the opportunity to speak and joke about the legendary writer Rainis and his play "Uguns un nakts" (Fire and Night, 1905), the Association of Memorial Museums said August 24.
Finnish translators participate in workshop in Riga
To help Latvian literature to reach readers from different countries, promote the performance of Latvian authors and educate young translators, the platform “Latvian Literature” organized a workshop for translators for the fourth time. This time, students and translators from Finland arrived in Riga, Latvian Television  said August 19.
New Latvian translation of "Ulysses" abloom
A brand new translation of James Joyce's legendary work "Ulysses" is being undertaken by acclaimed translator Ieva Lešinska-Geibere, said representatives of the Irish Embassy in Latvia on June 17.

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