Daina Ruduša, "Riga 2014" project coordinator, Latvian Institute, 07.05.2013
Karina Pētersone, Director, Latvian Institute, 03.05.2013
Karina Pētersone Director, Latvian Institute, 26.04.2013
- A Celebration of Culture like No Other
Singing, dancing, and culture in all its forms are part of the day to day life in Latvia. But there is one event which holds a special place in the busy Latvian cultural calendar – the Nationwide Latvian Song and Dance Celebration.
Daina Ruduša, “Rīga 2014” project coordinator, Latvian Institute, 09.04.2013
- The Great Days of Easter
Easter is a special time, universally enjoyed in Latvia, regardless of people’s religious beliefs.
Kārlis Pots, Latvian Institute, 28.03.2013
- February of reflection or how Latvia became the best democracy in the world
It was February last year when Latvia had the biggest foreign attention in a long time. The media, mainly Russian, were busy scrutinising a referendum. A referendum so dividing that experts warned of possible unrest amongst the population.
Karina Pētersone Director, Latvian Institute, 19.03.2013
- January, the Month of the Barricades
January usually comes with well-meant wishes for the New Year. But January in Latvia also comes with memories of the barricades. The Barricades of 1991.They were real barricades and also symbolical ones.
Karina Pētersone Director, Latvian Institute, 28.01.2013
- Seasonal Musings
There’s a Latvian riddle that goes like this - “What is white at both ends and green in between?” Have you guessed? Not yet? I will help you. It is the Latvian year.
Karina Pētersone Director, Latvian Institute, 21.12.2012
- Latvia Turning 94 - but Going Strong
This Sunday, November 18, the Republic of Latvia turns 94.
Karina Pētersone Director, Latvian Institute, 16.11.2012
- With Great Design Comes Great Responsibility
Autumn has always been known as a fruitful time – both literally and metaphorically.
Karina Pētersone Director, Latvian Institute
- The Olympic Flame of Self-Confidence
This August has been very generous so far. Not to mention the mild weather, it has also brought Latvia unprecedented international recognition.
Karina Pētersone Director, Latvian Institute, 16.08.2012