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Welcome Video: Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU

This
introductory video was made to honour the important role Latvia will take over
starting from January 1, 2015, for six whole months: the Presidency of the
Council of the European Union (video also available in German and French: contact info@li.lv).

European Capital of Culture in Rīga – a Resounding Success

“Riga’s year as a European Capital of Culture and the implemented programme have been a success story for Riga and Latvia, and this experience should be put to good use in the long term,” says Diāna Čivle, Director of the “Riga 2014” Foundation.

Rīga 2014 - European Capital of Culture, 22.12.2014

Time to Get in Touch With Our Pagan Roots

It’s that time of year again. That time, when cities become ghost towns, when everything closes, and we leave ‘civilization’ behind to get in touch with our pagan roots. June 23rd , “Jāņi”, is almost here.

Daina Ruduša, "Riga 2014" project coordinator, Latvian Institute, 19.06.2014

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