In airline news from the Baltic region, Latvia ministers seem to think that Estonian and Latvian national air carriers should merge. Valdis Dombrovskis, Latvia’s Prime Minister, and transportation head Aivis Ronis spoke recently of a Riga central hub serving both countries.
Taking place in Salacgriva, Northern Latvia this weekend, Positivus Festival kicked off fun in the Baltics today at 12:00 local hour, with an impressive line-up of artists and plenty of entertaining activities such as theatre, circus, cinema, food and drinks. Photo by Positivus Festival via Flickr Combining a variety of music genres including indie, folk, […]
Latvia has been voted as the world’s most beautiful country by an online competition released last month by First Choice.
Over 130 museums all over Latvia will participate at the European Museum Night on May 19, an event that this year is at the eight edition in the country. The motto “The Blue Color – The Sea” is unique to Latvia.
As part of ongoing efforts to broaden its appeal as an exotic, alternative holiday destination, Latvia is seeking to attract Malaysian tourists to visit what has been described as Europe’s “hidden treasure”.
Eastern Europe boasts active musical festivals featuring the top international indie-rock bands and dance vibes signifying a people and culture really ready to rock.
Ballet fans from all over the world will be eagerly looking forward to this event, which remains one of the biggest dates on the international dance calendar. This year marks the 17th edition of the annual International Baltic Ballet Festival, a choreographed dance spectacular like nothing else on this earth.
The bitterly cold winter weather might not give us too many reasons to be cheerful, but it sure won’t stop us from enjoying the wonderful, abstract creations of some of Europe’s most famous ice sculptors in Latvia this February
The breathtaking snow-capped mountains of Sigulda in Latvia aren’t the most obvious destination for snow sports lovers, yet anyone looking for an alternative to the Alps and the Pyranees could do worse than check out what is one of Europe’s fastest growing ski resorts of the moment.
The Herman Braun Foundation’s annual “Winterfest” music festival offers Latvia visitors a unique experience to highlight the Christmas, New Year, and Orthodox Christmas seasons. Running from November to February, Winderfest is a Riga tradition you won’t want to miss this year. Don’t miss performances by the likes of pianist Charles Abramowitz or famed violinist Midori.
Argophilia Travel News has selected ten of the most interesting and diverse events in Eastern Europe to help you choose a destination for 2012.
Argophilia Travel News has come to a decision on its favorite Eastern European cities to welcome 2012.