News

16 November

The winners of Riga Photography Biennial Award 2018 have been selected

The Riga Photography Biennial Award 2018 Seeking the Latest in Photography has been awarded to Diāna Tamane (Latvia), Taavi Suisalu (Estonia) and Kristīne Madjare (Latvia).

31 October

More than 800 participants meet in European Planetary Science Congress 2017

The intention of the European Planetary Science Congress 2017 covered a broad area of science topics related to planetary science and planetary missions. The programme of the congress contained oral and poster sessions, and emphasized workshops and panel discussions in order to have a strong interaction between the participants.

24 October

Luther. The Turn, an exhibition to be opened at the National Library of Latvia

Marking 500 years since the beginning of the Reformation and reflecting on the significant impact of early Lutheranism on the Latvian language and culture, an exhibition Luther. The Turn will be officially opened at 16.00 on 31 October, Reformation Day, at the atrium of the National Library of Latvia.

11 October

Writer Nora Ikstena announced to be author of the day at the London Book Fair

Several authors from the Baltic states where chosen to be Authors of the Day for the London Book Fair – among them the renowned Latvian writer Nora Ikstena.

20 September

Translations of Latvian fiction to be published in the UK

19th–22nd September, Riga is welcoming British publishers. During the visit, eight representatives of British publishing companies will be learning more about the Latvian literature and publishing industry, meeting local publishers to discuss opportunities for publishing works of Latvian authors in the UK, and visiting the Jelgava printing house.

11 September

Latvian and British poets translate each other's works

11th – 17th September, Riga is hosting now the third international poetry translation workshop where nine poets will come together from Latvia and Great Britain to translate each other's poems.