La nouvelle année 2023 a commencé et "La Lettonie en revue" continue. Les articles ont été sélectionnés à la seconde moitié de décembre 2022 et du janvier 2023. Cette fois, ils portent sur l'actualité politique, l'actualité économique, le soutien de la Lettonie à l'Ukraine, sur la Fête nationale du Chant et de la Danse.
It can feel like Liepāja is the city every Latvian - or at least every Rigan - would move to if only their jobs allowed it. That was certainly what I heard often enough during the three years I spent based there, until I left in early 2020. And it doesn’t take much head-scratching to see why: Latvia’s third-largest city is in a pretty extraordinary geographic location, held on a fragile span of land between the Baltic Sea and the sprawling Lake Liepāja, muffled on either side by thick forests and fringed by mile after mile of empty, pristine sand.
The Rīga Investment and Tourism agency, Live Rīga, has produced a nice little guide to some Christmas seasonal hotspots in the Latvian capital. It is reproduced by kind permission below for the benefit of anyone in need of an emergency dose of mulled wine, gingerbread and last-minute gift-buying.
A science and tech-themed tour through Latvia gives insight into the past, present and future of the country. Several museums and attractions speak of the history of science, innovation and technological progress in Latvia, while newer additions foster interest in studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and developing a career in the field.