Writer Nora Ikstena announced to be author of the day at the London Book Fair
Several authors from the Baltic states where chosen to be Authors of the Day for the London Book Fair – among them the renowned Latvian writer Nora Ikstena.
Contemporary art exhibition “The Borders” in London
Arthur Analts exhibition theme - the borders, is very topical both in contemporary culture and in the current political discourses. The exhibition will look at the concept of boundaries as functional, demarcating and emotional – the unity of people and the power of the ideas.
Latvian and British poets translate each other's works
11th – 17th September, Riga is hosting now the third international poetry translation workshop where nine poets will come together from Latvia and Great Britain to translate each other's poems.
Open Studios with Ieva Kraule concluding her residency at Gasworks, London
A meeting-presentation by kim? Residency Award 2017 recipient Ieva Kraule will take place at 4 PM on June 24th, in the residency space of London’s Gasworks as part of Open Studios.
Digital Freedom Festival
Our vision is to develop DFF as a ‘Technology Davos’ where we look for solutions to world problems. Our plans include the targeted development of DFF so that in 2018, for Latvia’s centenary, Riga would be one of the most influential technology and startup meeting places in the world.
The May 4th White Tablecloth Celebrations
On May 4, Latvia's Independence Restoration Day, Latvians across the world are invited to participate in the White Tablecloth Celebration to commemorate what was a new beginning for Latvia in 1990 as the country adopted a declaration to restore its independence from the Soviet Union.