A nation's potential for survival is determined by its material, social and spiritual welfare. When the first two prevail, our capacity for civility is manifest. As we emphasize the latter two, it is culture we are talking about. (An essay by Imants Ziedonis)
Latvian Institute, 10.12.2015, Culture, People, Society

Spring is always crazy. You never know when it will start. My name is

Linards Liberts, 03.04.2014

The first snow fell this weekend, and Rīga looked like it had come straight out of

Daina Ruduša, 09.12.2013

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

Edijs Pālēns, 22.11.2013
Resilient. This word, combining strength and flexibility, is the one which best characterizes Latvians, their history, their present condition and, one must believe, their future.
Pauls Raudseps, 15.11.2013

Shuffling of feet and harmonizing voices resound throughout Latvia this week. The XXV Nationwide Latvian Song and XV Dance

Karina Pētersone Director, 09.07.2013