Prime Ministers of the Baltic States to mark the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way in Riga
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way, Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš has invited Jüri Ratas, Prime Minister of Estonia, and Saulius Skvernelis, Prime Minister of Lithuania, to visit Latvia on 23 August. The officials will hold a meeting, as well as attend celebration events.
The Baltic Way will be marked with a series of significant events throughout Latvia
In just three weeks, on the 23rd of August, thirty years will have passed since some two million people in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia joined hands to form a chain of people connecting the capitals of the Baltic States - Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius.
Wabadus (Freedom), the Historic Armoured Train
From the 15th to the 22nd of June, on the occasion of the centenary of the "Cēsis battles", at the Cesis Railway Station, there will be a unique opportunity to explore the historic armoured train Wabadus. (Freedom).
The centenary of the Battle of Cēsis, Latvia’s Victory Day, to be celebrated in Cēsis on 22 June
The celebrations of Latvia’s Victory Day, the centenary of the Battle of Cēsis, will be held on Saturday, 22 June.
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.
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.