By Jānis Mažeiks, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Latvia to the United Nations in New York.
The first snow fell this weekend, and Rīga looked like it had come straight out of
I have photographed horror. And I did again last night. While taking the pictures I was not shaken, but while standing alongside relatives of the
Exactly 24 years ago on August 23, 1989, the nations of the Baltic States came under the collective
Shuffling of feet and harmonizing voices resound throughout Latvia this week. The XXV Nationwide Latvian Song and XV Dance
As I child I had two favourite holidays – New Year and Summer Solstice, because on both
Written after a special screening of the popular Latvian film „Dream Team 1935” in Tallinn last week.
“Imagine a song so special that everybody knows it by heart, so beautiful that everybody loves it with a
Latvia celebrates its National day twice a year, on November 18 and May 4. Why so? Do we have a