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Ukrainian, Latvian folklore to intertwine in chamber music concert
Ukrainian, Latvian folklore to intertwine in chamber music concert
On February 25, the Ukrainian singer, conductor, and musician Oksana Nikitiuk and Latvian pianist Herta Hansena will offer a Ukrainian and Latvian chamber music program “Sunflower Road” both live and livestreamed, representatives of the Liepāja Concert Hall 'Great Amber' said.
Famous Latvian musician Juris Kulakovs dies
Famous Latvian musician Juris Kulakovs dies
Latvian composer, multi-instrumentalist and legendary rock band 'Pērkons' founder Juris Kulakovs has died, musician Juris Sējāns confirmed to Latvian Radio on February 12.
Osokin Freedom Festival for Ukraine to return April, May
Osokin Freedom Festival for Ukraine to return April, May
From April 5 to May 12, the fifth Osokin Freedom Festival will be held in Rīga and elsewhere in Latvia. Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, it has been dedicated to supporting the Ukrainian army, civilians, and especially Ukrainian children.
Supernova finalists revealed
Supernova finalists revealed
Ten acts have advanced to the final of the Eurovision selection contest 'Supernova' following a televised selection round on February 3.
Supernova expected on Saturday
Supernova expected on Saturday
There's no avoiding it – well, not unless you try quite hard – as this Saturday, February 3 will see the 'semi final' of the Eurovision selection competition 'Supernova' broadcast on Latvian Television from 21:10.
Latvian War Museum invites you to a Barricades concert
Latvian War Museum invites you to a Barricades concert
Remembering the time of the barricades in 1991 and commemorating the heroic defenders of the barricades, the Latvian War Museum is inviting everyone to a special concert which will take place on January 17 at 17:00 at the Latvian War Museum, 20 Smilšu Street, Rīga.
Latvia's 2024 Eurovision hopefuls named
Latvia's 2024 Eurovision hopefuls named
An unnamed jury has chosen 15 participants to battle it out for a chance to represent Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest in May. To get there, they must first win the hearts of the jury and spectators in this year's Latvian Television's "Supernova" show.
LTV will offer extensive New Year viewing
LTV will offer extensive New Year viewing
At the end of the year, Latvian Television (LTV) has prepared a line-up of seasonal shows featuring game shows, comedy sketches, feature films and the inevitable New Year extravaganza to see in 2024.
VIDEO: Latvian Independence Day concert
VIDEO: Latvian Independence Day concert
We are delighted to bring you Latvian Television's live broadcast of a celebratory concert from the Latvian National Theater in Rīga to mark the 105th anniversary of the proclamation of the Latvian state. 
Most Latvians listen to music, few pay for it, survey shows
Most Latvians listen to music, few pay for it, survey shows
The vast majority of the Latvian population listens to music regularly but just under a quarter pay for it, according to survey results published by the Latvian Association of Performers and Producers (LaIPA) October 31.
'Musical August' Thursdays begin in Daugavpils
'Musical August' Thursdays begin in Daugavpils
The city of Daugavpils is holding its traditional end-of-summer “Musical August” festival every Thursday of August. This year, festival events take place in Andreja Pumpura Square, Daugavpils Culture Palace, Dubrovina Park and the concert hall of the Vienības House, Latvian Radio reported August 10.
Operetta festival returning to Ikšķile
Operetta festival returning to Ikšķile
From August 6 to 12, this year's International Operetta Festival will take place in Ikšķile, which will start a series of events for the ten-year anniversary of the Operetta Theater in the town. 
'Porta' world music festival ready for another year
'Porta' world music festival ready for another year
From July 27 to 29, the 'Porta' world music festival is taking place in Riga and Kuldīga. It is the 18th time the festival has been held, and over the years it has become a firm favorite with folkies in Latvia.
'Voicingers on Tour' jazz festival in Rīga this week
'Voicingers on Tour' jazz festival in Rīga this week
From July 25 to 29, the traveling jazz festival “Voicingers On Tour” will be held in Rīga for the third consecutive year. By day, jazz vocalists will learn from the world's artists, but in evening concerts at the club "Biedrība" will be held, Latvian Radio 3 reports.
Open-air opera to sound through Rīga's parks and markets
Open-air opera to sound through Rīga's parks and markets
The “Melo-M” cello trio and the opera singer Sonora Vaice have created an outdoor concert program to surprise and delight the residents and guests of Riga and its guests, the musicians' representatives said Tuesday.

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