The 101st Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Republic of Latvia is celebrated in Copenhagen

04.12.2019. 16:40

On 16 November 2019, the 101st Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Republic of Latvia was celebrated at Kilden Culture Centre in Copenhagen with songs, quizzes, lottery and cake competition. The theme of this year's celebration was "Heroes of then and now" and the event was opened with the speeches by the Deputy Head of the Embassy, ​​Counsellor Līga Usilenoka, the Head of the Latvian-Danish Society Aigars Kostovs and the Deputy Head of the Danish-Latvian Society Niels Bendix Knudsen. Līga Usilenoka in her speech highlighted the heroism of Latvians who worked and fought to establish an independent Latvian state, and thanked the Latvian community in Denmark for further strengthening Latvia's image in the world.

Many thanks to the Festivity Committee and the Latvian-Danish Society in Zealand for their great contribution to strengthening Latvian traditions in Denmark and for the organization of the celebration.