News

10 January

International exhibition series Portable Landscapes

International exhibition series Portable Landscapes with exhibitions in Riga, Paris, New York, Gotland and Berlin is a new research project on art processes within Latvian exile and emigrant communities from the beginning of the 20th century until now days.

5 January

Song and Dance Celebration tickets go on sale March 3rd

The XXVI Latvian Song and XVI Dance Celebration will bring Riga to life from 30 June to 8 July, 2018. Tickets to the XXVI Latvian Song and XVI Dance Celebration will go on sale March 3rd.

5 January

Latvian Radio Big Band to perform in US as part of Latvia’s Centenary celebration

In January of 2018, the Latvian Radio Big Band will embark on a tour in the US, to perform in two world-famous jazz concert venues - Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola at the Lincoln Center in New York on January 8th and at Kennedy Center For Performing Arts in Washington D.C on January 10th.

29 December 2017

The six most widely spread myths about the founding of Latvia

The six most widely spread myths about the founding of Latvia by historian Jānis Šiliņš.

14 December 2017

#IAMINTROVERT T-shirts with quotes from Latvian literature

The “Latvian Literature” platform, in collaboration with actress and designer Madara Botmane, has created a line of #iamintrovert T-shirts with literary quotes from ten Latvian authors in English. The unique collection was designed as part of the publicity campaign promoting Latvia's participation in the London Book Fair 2018.

6 December 2017

UK Foreign Secretary and Latvian Ambassador light a Christmas tree given by Latvia

On 4 December, in Lancaster House, the headquarters of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Boris Johnson, and the Ambassador of Latvia, Baiba Braže, launched Latvia’s centenary celebrations in the United Kingdom by lighting a Christmas tree given by Latvia.