CULTURAL EVENTS - 2013
Latvian film "Gulf Stream under the Iceberg" premieres in Los Angeles
The movie premiered at the Scandinavian Film Festival in January
CULTURAL EVENTS - 2012
Vestnieciba ar bralu Petrausku koncertu svin svetku egles iedegsanu
On December 7 a tree-lighting ceremony and concert featuring the Brothers Petrauski from Latvia was held at the Embassy of Latvia.
Exhibit Evalds Dajevskis: "Place, Art and Identity" open through November 18
The retrospective exhibit Evalds Dajevskis: “Place, Art and Identity” developed by his son Peter Dajevskis, is part of a "farewell tour" before it becomes a part of the permanent collection of the Liepaja City Museum in Latvia. The exhibit will be open through Nov. 18. Not to be missed!
Embassy of Latvia to open its doors - EU Open House - May 12
On Saturday, May 12 visitors will be able to tour the Embassy's historic building, enjoy traditional folk dance performances and view a Contemporary Art Exhibit.
Leading Contemporary Painters exhibit opens at Embassy of Latvia
The exhibit is now closed.
European Youth Orchestra to Tour the U.S.
The EU Youth Orchestra, with 3 musicians from Latvia, will be touring the U.S. in April 2012. They will perform in: Chapel Hill, NC - April 13; Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C. - April 15; Carnegie Hall, New York - April 18; Boston - April 20; Bloomington, IN - April 22; Evanston, IL - April 24. Details: 2012 Tour Brochure
Contemporary Art Exhibit to tour NY, Washington, DC and Chicago - April/May 2012
April 2-20: the National Arts Club of New York; April 26-May 12: Embassy of Latvia; May 18-21: at the Driehaus Museum in Chicago, where it will coincide with the NATO Summit. Detailed info: Contemporary Latvian Painters. Photos of the April 2 Opening in New York here
Remarks by Amb. Pildegovics at the Opening of Contemporary Latvian Painters Exhibit in NY
Remarks by the Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia Andrejs Pildegovics at the opening of the exhibition of the leading Latvian contemporary painters at the National Arts Club of New York, April 2, 2012. Photos of the Opening here
CULTURAL EVENTS - 2011
Latvian film "Return of Sergeant Lapins" at EU Film Showcase in Silver Spring
The AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring will showcase the Latvian film as part of the 2011 EU Film Showcase. Showtimes: Sat., Nov. 5 at 4:00 p.m. and Monday, Nov. 7 at 4:15 p.m.
Animated film "Acorn Boy" from Latvia as part of Kids Eurofestival
The "Acorn Boy" (Zīļuks) will be shown as part of the Kids Eurofestival on October 16 and 23 at the French Embassy in Washington, DC
Puppet show "Who will protect the bunny?" part of Eurokids Festival
The puppet show "Who Will Protect the Bunny" (Kas zaķīti pasargās?) will be performed at the Kids Eurofestival on Saturday, October 29 at 3:15 p.m. at the French Embassy in Washington, DC
Exhibition "Moments of Happiness" by Ieva Bondare opening May 6
Paintings of Latvian artist Ieva Bondare will be exhibited at the Embassy of Latvia Art Space from May 6-June 20, 2011.
Photo exhibition "Touch" by Sarmite Bezzubova
The photographs of Sarmite Bezzubova are on exhibit at the Embassy of Latvia Art Space through April 28, 2011.
Exhibition - Latvian Art in Exile: 1944-1950
This unique collection of paintings by refugee artists is on exhibit at the Embassy of Latvia through April 2, 2011. The exhibit is open: Saturdays, Mondays, Wednesdays HOURS: 11:00-5:00
CULTURAL EVENTS - 2010
The below events were held at or organized by the Embassy of Latvia in 2010, promoting Latvian art, music and film
Photo exhibit "Cultural Perceptions" to open October 7 at Embassy of Latvia
A collaborative project of the Latvian Culture College and University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire will be open from October 7 through November 6.
Latvijas vestnieciba atklaj studentu izstadi "Cultural Perceptions"
7.oktobrī vēstnieks A. Pildegovičs atklāja Latvijas Kultūras koledžas un Viskonsīnas universitātes Oklērā (Eau Claire) studentu fotoizstādi "Cultural Perceptions". Izstādi iespējams aplūkot līdz 6. novembrim.
Animation movie to be shown at Kids Eurofestival
The Latvian children's film "Bear is coming" (Lacis nak) will be shown at the Kids Eurofestival in Washington, DC on October 16.
Explorer/Mekletajs: Photo Installation by Sniedze Rungis at Embassy of Latvia
"Photographic Installation by Sniedze Rungis" will be open daily from September 25 through October 2 at the Embassy of Latvia (2304 Massachusetts Ave., NW). On the final day, Saturday, October 2, the exhibit will be open until 8:00 pm. The project has been supported by the Latvian Foundation Inc.
Riga Dom Boys' Choir performs at Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage
On Friday, June 4, 2010 the Riga Dom Boys' Choir performed at the Kennedy Center. The performance can be viewed at: Boys' Choir performance.
Embassy of Latvia to open its doors - EU Open House - May 8
On Saturday, May 8 visitors will be able to tour the historic building, as well as enjoy the performances of traditional Latvian songs and dances.
Photography exhibit to be part of Euro Week
“Latvian Landscapes: The Road Less Traveled” by Matthew Blongwill be held at 2304 Mass. Ave, NW. Hours: Saturday, May 8, 2010 from 10:00-4:00; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from May 10-28, 2010, 12:00-6:00 pm
Filmas "Rudolfa mantojums" pirmizrade Vasingtona
J.Streiča filmas "Rudolfa mantojums" pirmizrāde notiks š.g.14.janvārī Vašingtonā, DC Avalon Theater. Biļetes varēs iegādāties pie ieejas kīnozālē pirms izrādes.