Latvian delegates head off to London Book Fair
The London Book Fair 2018 will take place from 10th to 12th April, and Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia have been selected to be this year’s Market Focus Countries. To celebrate this occasion, more than 40 events related to Latvian literature will be hosted in the Book Fair and other venues across London.
Baltic States – Tallin and Vilnius – photo exhibition is viewable in Doma laukums
Commemorating the Baltic States Centenary, all interested will be able to view a Tallinn and Vilnius photo exhibition entitled “Then and Now” from 26 March to 27 April 2018. It was created as a “Baltic States Centenary Celebration.
Centenary project “Latvian Film Days in India” inaugurated
On 24 March, “Latvian Film Days in India” as part of the 100 years of Latvia celebration in India, were officially inaugurated with Latvia’s participation at the Habitat International Film Festival.
Raphael (1483–1520). Santa Caterina d’Alessandria Italian Renaissance at the Art Museum RIGA BOURSE
Thanks to the Marche Region, Embassy of Italy in Latvia and the National Gallery of the Marche, the painting Santa Caterina d’Alessandria by Raphael, an outstanding artist of Italian Renaissance, will be on display from 21 March to 22 April 2018 at the Art Museum RIGA BOURSE in Riga (Doma laukums 6).
When, where and how to buy tickets for Latvian Song and Dance Festival
Tickets for the 2018 Latvian Song and Dance Festival, taking place June 30 to July 8, are to go on sale on March 3 at 11 a.m. Latvian time, organizers say.
34 Latvian books to appear in English ahead of London Book Fair
To introduce British readers to Latvian literature, the English translations of 34 books by Latvian authors will be published in the UK ahead of this the London Book Fair, which this year will take place from April 10 to 12, Inga Bodnarjuka-Mrazauskas, the head of Latvian Literature platform, said at a news conference on February 21.