Conference "Medieval Livonia and Its Historical Heritage"
On 7-9 December 2017 you are welcome to visit the conference "Medieval Livonia and Its Historical Heritage". The Conference will take place at the National Library of Latvia and is the second in the series of conferences organized on the occasion of the Centenary of the Republic of Latvia.
12 Characters from the Prado Collection
The exhibition 12 Characters from the Prado Collection – twelve masterpieces by world famous artists which have brought joy to millions of viewers over the centuries at Spain’s largest museum, the PRADO, will be on show for the first time in the Baltic region. This exhibition is a special present to Latvia’s Centenary from patrons Boris and Ināra Teterev.
More than 40% of the total budget of Latvia’s Centenary assigned to the „Latvian School Bag”
The initiative „Latvian School Bag” is the biggest gift of Latvia to its more than 200 000 pupils. Starting September 2018, it will integrate exploration and experiencing of natural and cultural values, scientific achievements and successful business models into the school programmes and make it accessible to every schoolchild in Latvia.
Baltic Sea Region countries jointly prepare for ambitious centenary celebrations
Representatives of Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, and Finland announced that their respective countries are cooperating closely to make the most of the upcoming centenary celebrations as an opportunity to tell the world about the history and the importance of the Baltic Sea region countries, as they presented their collaborative projects on October 19, 2016.
What does Latvia mean to foreigners?
A video dedicated to Latvia's upcoming 98th birthday on November 18 has 98 foreigners tell what Latvia means to them in a few words. The video invites people to come celebrate the country's upcoming centenary in 2018.