General News Items

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...
Support for the Latvian diaspora
Funding opportunities for the Latvian diaspora in 2024 – a useful table
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia has summarised the support available for the diaspora and diaspora organisations in 2024. The programmes support projects and initiatives that bolster the Latvian...
Remigration
I want to move back to Latvia! Where should I start?
The Job Mobility Advisors of the European Employment Services Network (EURES) of the State Employment Agency (NVA) will again this year, using theZoom platform offer online seminars "I want to...
Ukraine
Solidarity through Song and Dance – a fundraising event in support of humanitarian needs in Ukraine – in Ottawa on March 2.
The Ottawa Latvian dance troup "Rotaļa", together with the Ottawa Ukrainian Ladies Committee, is organising a fundraising event to support humanitarian needs in Ukraine on March 2 at 18:00. Solidarity...
Culture, Literature
Sestdien, 6. janvārī: Nora Ikstena un Ināra Kolmane Latviešu Fonda Austras stundā
Latviešu Fonds atsāk tiešsaistes sarunu ciklu ar divām īpašām viešņām – rakstnieci Noru Ikstenu un režisori Ināru Kolmani, un aicina visus – gan Fonda dalībniekus, gan visus citus, kam ir...
Business, LIAA
Fokker Next Gen Plans to Launch Hydrogen-Powered Passenger Aircraft Production in Latvia
By signing a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Ministry of Economics, the Dutch company Fokker Next Gen is planning to develop a hydrogen aircraft project in Latvia, making a significant...
Culture
Latvian animation longlisted among Oscar candidates
The US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released a list of films considered for “Oscar” award nominations in the animated film category. Among the 33 films is Latvian director...
Business
Aerones named Riga Startup of the Year
Aerones was named Riga Startup of the Year at the third Riga Business Award ceremony. Cellbox Labs, SAF Tehnika, Accenture, SEB Global Services and Bonava Latvija have also each been awarded in their own respective category....
Youth
2×2 nometne Saulainē “Kodols”
Turi acis un ausis vaļā un plānotāja karstāko vasaras dienu lodziņos ieraksti KODOLS! KODOLS - Pasaules latviesu jaunatnes seminars 2x2 2024. gada 25. jūnijs - 2. jūlijs Kanāda, Saulaine Pieteikšanās...