The Main Events of Latvia’s Centenary 2019
In 2019, the centenary programme will commemorate the events that were essential to the formation of Latvia's statehood: the Freedom Battles, the founding of the Latvian army, the emergence of national and local institutions, and the unique Baltic Way campaign.
British documentary explores confusion of Latvia's independence struggle
April 11 saw the press screening of a new documentary film, Ally (Sabiedrotais), which explores the role of the United Kingdom during Latvia's independence struggles of 1918-19.
Latvia’s 15 years in the North Atlantic alliance and the 70th anniversary of NATO
29 March 2019 marks 15 years since Latvia, together with other aspirant countries submitted its instruments of accession in Washington thereby officially joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation – NATO.
The Launch Event of the Latvian School Bag Programme Receives International Recognition
The launch event of the Latvian School Bag project, a part of the Latvian Centenary programme, entitled “100 Latvian Stories in 100 Minutes”, is one of the three finalists of the Eventex Award. This event is eligible for the grand prize in five categories.
The application for the Jāzeps Vītols 6th International Choral Conductors Competition is open
To continue the more than a century long tradition of choir singing and choir conducting, the Department of Choir Conducting, Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, opens the application for the Jāzeps Vītols 6th International Choral Conductors Competition.
The London Book Fair Welcomes Delegation From Latvia
12th–14th March, the London Book Fair is taking place, and Latvian literature will be represented with a national exhibition stand for the sixth year in a row.