The Embassy of the Republic of Latvia to the Czech Republic took part at the annual International Christmas Bazaar organised by the Diplomatic Ladies Association on Sunday, 20November at the Hilton Prague.
More than 50 Diplomatic Missions accredited in Prague took part at the Bazaar where they offered food specialities, artwork and other goods representing culture of their countries. Embassy of Latvia had prepared for the customers of the Bazaar a selection of traditional knitwear and linen, as well as the Riga Black balsam, traditional rye bread and cranberries in sugar. At the Latvian stand, customers had an opportunity to get a closer look at Latvia through posters produced by the Latvian Institute, photos of Riga made by Czech photographers as well as the book by Sandra Kalniete "With Dance Shoes in Siberian Snows", guidebook through the Baltic states by J. Miškovský and Latvian poetry anthology all in Czech language. Among the numerous customers of the Latvian stand were the spouses of the President and the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Mrs Livia Klausová and Mrs Zuzana Paroubková.
The Christmas Bazaar at the Hilton was attended by aproximately 8 000 people and all the proceeds will benefits Czech charitable institutions.
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