Over the past few days, 12 people have been injured in road traffic accidents in the Riga region, one person has died

Since Friday, 154 road traffic accidents have been registered in the Riga region, in which 12 people were injured and one person died. Seven pedestrians are among the victims, according to information from the State Police. On Saturday at 8:16 p.m. in Suntaži, Ogre region, on the Inciems-Sigulda-Ķegums highway (P8) near the boarding elementary school, … Read more

100 years ago, the first independently staged ballet performance in Latvia was performed at the National Opera in Riga

A scene from the ballet “After the Carnival” in 1928. Archive photo Viesturs Sprude, “Latvijas Avīze”, JSC “Latvijas Mediji” 100 years ago, the first independently staged ballet performance in Latvia was performed at the National Opera in Riga – the four-act ballet “Vainted Attention” by the 19th-century German ballet music composer Peter Ludwig Hertel. The … Read more

PHOTO. Like in a fairy tale! Residents of Riga gather in one of the most luxurious hotels in the center of Riga – a Christmas tree is lit in a special ceremony

A Christmas tree is lit in a special ceremony in the center of Riga In honor of the first Advent, on November 28, the traditional Christmas tree lighting ceremony was held at the leading five-star hotel “Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga” in Latvia. The guests of the event were entertained by live music performed by a … Read more

The small inhabitants of Latvia are invited to send a letter to Santa Claus in time

Preparations for the end of the year holidays are gradually underway, so “Latvijas pasts” invites the small residents of Latvia to send a letter to Santa Claus in time. The office of the Latvian Santa Claus is located in Ziemupė, Vērgales parish, Southern Kurzeme district, while Santa Claus lives in Finland. In order for the … Read more

Kempinski Riga invites you to the festive Christmas tree lighting ceremony

Continuing the wonderful story of the ancient tradition, which began in Riga about 500 years ago with the first decorated Christmas tree, Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga has been gathering residents of Riga and guests of the capital in the elegantly decorated hotel lobby for several years. This evening, let’s share the joy of one of … Read more

The strength of Riga, prices, competitors and a new concept. The head of ‘The Body Shop’ talks about the cosmetics business

The current economic situation has significantly affected the behavior of buyers, Ieva Gailuma, head of the cosmetic store network “The Body Shop” in the Baltic states, admits in a conversation with “Delfi Bizness”. The number of shoppers has fallen, people shop purposefully, coming to the store for a specific item, and there are few spontaneous … Read more

Photo: Investing more than 200,000 euros, ‘220.lv’ has opened a new store in Riga

The online shopping center “220.lv”, investing more than 200,000 euros, has opened the largest three-way concept store in Riga, at Krasta Street 52, combining on-site sales, a reception point for goods purchased on the Internet and a warehouse. From now on, this store will act as the main “220.lv” customer center for receiving goods ordered … Read more

PHOTO. Residents of Riga enjoy a concert and a speech by Levitt at the Freedom Monument on national holidays

Hundreds of Riga residents enjoy a concert and Levitt’s speech at the Freedom Monument on the national holiday 21:42 on November 18, 2022 While waiting for the speech of the President Egils Levits and listening to the concert, a large crowd of Latvian Independence Day celebrants gathered at the Freedom Monument Square in Riga, LETA … Read more

PHOTO ⟩ Take note! Significant traffic restrictions have been imposed in Riga during the holidays

Today, from 7 a.m. until the end of the military parade, the AB dam will be closed to both vehicle and pedestrian traffic. From 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., there will be a military parade of the National Armed Forces units and a march along the 11th of November embankment along Brīvības bulvāri to Bruņiniek … Read more

EPAM Systems plans to open an office in Riga :: Dienas Bizness

In February of next year, one of the world’s leading information technology (IT) companies – EPAM Systems – will join the list of tenants of the Jauna Teika business center, confirms Linas Grinevičius, general director of EPAM Systems in Latvia and Lithuania. Although SIA EPAM Systems was registered in Latvia in August of last year, … Read more