General News Items

Sports
Sign up now! The Sidrabene Beach Volleyball Tournament is coming up soon
Friends, relatives, kids, parents grandparents, we hope to see you all on June 8 - 9 at the Beach Volleyball Tournament! Everyone is welcome, both players and spectators. Registration is...
Film
Latvia boasts a powerful presence at this year’s Cannes Film Festival
It’s definitely a red-letter year for Latvia at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The French gathering, which kicked off yesterday and will run until 25 May, is welcoming a large contingent...
Defence, PBLA
PBLA rīkos konferenci Rīgā “Diasporas diplomātija: Latvijas ceļš uz NATO”
Pasaules Brīvo latviešu apvienība (PBLA) gadskārtējās valdes sēdes ietvaros Rīgā, kā vienu no tās centrālajiem notikumiem plāno konferenci, kas būs veltīta Latvijas uzņemšanas NATO 20. gadadienai.  PBLA rīkotās konferences nosaukums...
EP Elections 2024, PBLA
A guide to the 2024 European Parliament Elections
This pre-election review of the European elections was commissioned by the PBLA and the ALA and written by journalist Pauls Raudseps. Every five years, elections are held in the early...
Business, Uncategorized
Mini Spotlight – Architectural and Construction Business in the US and Latvians
May 21, 13:00 ET Registration: https://latvianchamber.wildapricot.org/event-5710498/Registration
Education
Online “Summer School of Latvian Language and Culture” for diaspora youth July 3-16
This year the University of Latvia in collaboration with the Latvian Language Agency and the Ministry of Education and Science is offering the summer school for diaspora youth for the...
Ukraine
Together in Song and Dance
Ottawa's Latvian and Ukrainian joint fundraising event was a great success! On March 2, Ottawa Latvians, in collaboration with Ottawa Ukrainians, organised a fundraising event called "Solidarity Through Song and...
Church
St. John’s Evangelical Latvian Lutheran Church is seeking a Treasurer
The position of Church Treasurer is open. St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Latvian Church of Toronto is a congregation of 500 members located in midtown Toronto that has been the cornerstone...
Business, LIAA
Mini Spotlight Webinar – Exporting Food from Latvia to the USA
Mark your calendar for the next Mini Spotlight webinar on March 21, where we will delve into Latvian food exports to the USA and explore how to succeed in this...
Education
Looking for resources to learn Latvian?
From the Facebook group LATVIANS...Across the Generations Over the past two months I have tried to immerse myself in the Latvian language. But since I don’t have Latvian speakers to...