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Latvian Army presents rap/marching band musical collaboration
The official YouTube channel of the Latvian Army has published video of a musical collaboration between the National Guard orchestra, the impressive voice of singer Luīze Krasta, and a rapper by the name of 'R.2.R.S' who is a military policeman caled Artūrs Strēlnieks when not bustin' rhymes at the mic.
Latvian Native Music record to be available worldwide
For the first time, Latvian Music Information Centre's ethnic music record Native Music. Traditional / Folk / World-music Latvia will come out to wider public, the Center's representative  told Latvian Television  September 29.
Sunrise concert to wake Dzintari beach on Tuesday
Tuesday, July 28, at 6:00 on Dzintari beach in Jūrmala, the organ will be played by the world-renowned Latvian organist, the guest artist of the Hamburg Elbe Philharmonic, Iveta Apkalna, the concert organizers said July 27.
Festival guide for summer 2020
Despite the pessimistic forecasts, the summer of 2020 will be another summer of festivals, albeit under security conditions. 
Sail to a floating music festival in Latvia
Musical bands Dagamba and Tautumeitas will organize a festival on Lake Jugla near Rīga on August 8, intended for spectators in boats, representatives informed on June 26.
Riga acoustic concert hall location confirmed
On Monday, June 15, coalition parties agreed conceptually to develop an acoustic concert hall construction project in Riga on Elizabetes Street 2 at Kronvalda Park, dismantling the former LPSR Communist Party Central Committee building, where the 'World Trade Center' is now located, Latvian Radio reported on June 15.
Voice library recorded by Latvian Radio choir
The voices of the Latvian Radio choir are being put to good use during the crisis - a unique voice library is being built, said artistic director and conductor Sigvards Kļava to Latvian Television on June 8.
Tune in to musical improvisations
Musician and composer Kārlis Auzāns keeps surprising social media audiences with daily minute-long musical improvisations, representatives informed the media on May 15.
Courtyard concerts in Ventspils and Liepāja
Creative teams of the Kurzeme Philharmonic and concert hall "Latvia" have joined in concert series "Atver logu" (Open the Window) in Ventspils City from May 3 until May 16. Meanwhile, Liepāja City carries out a similar series "Pilsētas serenādes" (City Serenades) from May 14 to June 12.
“Strong Women” ensemble releases new music video
Volunteer ensemble ”Stiprās sievas” (“Strong Women”) has come together remotely during the state of emergency to record a music video for the song “Vij, Dieviņi, zelta viju” (“Make, God, a Golden Wreath”), according to Latvian Television's “Rīta Panorāma” broadcast on April 27.
Positivus festival joins COVID-19 cancellation list
In an attempt to limit the spread of the Covid-19 novel coronavirus during the global pandemic the state of emergency has been extended to May 12 in Latvia, but things are unlikely to go back to normal with the arrival of summer, as several large festivals and events have already been cancelled, while remaining festivals will also most likely be cancelled, according to Health Minister Ilze Viņķele (Development/For) on April 20.

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