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.
August 23 – the Baltic Centenary Way videoproject launch at dawn
On August 23, the sound of drums by the National Library of Latvia will wake Rīga up at dawn 06:07 a.m, signalling the launch of the videoproject, Baltic Centenary Way.
PUBLIC MIRRORS Poster Exposition - 2017
At the beginning of 2017, the shopping centre “Origo” begun a series of exhibitions devoted to the centenary of Latvia, continuing this exhibition cycle, the first large-scale exhibition will be revealed “PUBLIC MIRRORS. Poster Exposition – 2017”, devoted to the posters in Latvia – the beginnings,
Latvian riders to compete at Simple Summer Session in Riga revealed
On August 26th the world renowned extreme sports festival Simple Session will for the first time ever put on a massive BMX contest in the heart of Riga, Latvia. The event is dedicated to the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and to the 100th birthday of the Republic of Estonia.
Nordic and Baltic Youth Symphony Orchestra concert “Orkester Norden ’17 celebrates Finland”
This year Orkester Norden celebrates the 100th anniversary of Finland with an impressive line of concerts in Denmark, Latvia, Estonia, and Finland by the name Orkester Norden ’17 celebrates Finland.
Baltic Centenary Way
On Aug.23 three cakes will travel from Riga to Estonia, Lithuania, and Finland. Passed on from hand to hand, cakes will be our greeting to our neighbours on their centenaries. The event will be filmed to make a national video greeting.