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.
Contemporary art exhibition “The Borders” in London
Arthur Analts exhibition theme - the borders, is very topical both in contemporary culture and in the current political discourses. The exhibition will look at the concept of boundaries as functional, demarcating and emotional – the unity of people and the power of the ideas.
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.
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.
Latvian Radio choir in BBC PROMS classical music festival. PCM 5
Concert performance of the Latvian Radio Choir in BBC PROMS classical music festival at the Cadogan Hall, London as a part of the international Centenary programme.
Latvian Radio choir in BBC PROMS classical music festival. Prom 38
Concert performance of the Latvian Radio Choir in BBC PROMS classical music festival at the Royal Albert Hall, London as a part of the international Centenary programme.