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Tuesday 21.11.2017 | Name days: Andis, Zeltīte

VIDEO: residents cheer for Latvia’s 99th birthday

To congratulate Latvian residents on Latvia’s 99th birthday a special video with poetry has been made. The video itself shows Latvian people of different age, professional backgrounds and interests at their birthdays.

Sleep doctor: stress and sleep problems – a closed circle to avoid

Excessive stress is becoming a very common problem for residents. Unfortunately, stress often comes with sleep problems, which inevitably worsens the quality of life for people. On top of that, people rarely complain, which makes treatment all the harder. Instead of addressing the core of the problem, residents use different alcoholic beverages as a short-term solution.

Restored Freedom Monument to be festively unveiled in Riga this week

This week it is planned to unveil the restored Latvia’s Freedom Monument. The ceremony will take place 10:00 on Thursday, 19 October. The festive ceremony will be attended by members of Riga City Council, state high-rank officials, representatives of National Armed Forces and foreign diplomats.

Daylight saving time. History and what it means for industries?

Latvia and many other countries around the world will transition from daylight saving time on 29 October. All clocks will be switched one hour back.

Video: How to make white-water rafting more dangerous?

If you think white-water rafting is a piece of cake, you can try getting over some rapids on six rafts.

August 28 in pictures

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August 24 in pictures

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August 23 in pictures

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August 22 in pictures

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August 21 in pictures

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Photos of the week, 18.08.2017

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Study: water can help improve memory

For years, dieting and healthy lifestyle specialists have been preaching the importance of sufficient water consumption. Water is known to have a beneficial effect on the function of the human organism. Most importantly – water helps improve the sharpness of our minds.

June 12 in pictures

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Photos of the week, 09.06.2017

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June 8 in pictures

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Researchers publish first scientific study dedicated to Latvian Roma music

A book titled «Authenticity and Ethnicity in the Music of Latvian Roma» has been published in Latvia. It is the first scientific study dedicated to the music of this Latvian minority. This book tells about ethnicity and authenticity theories interesting no only to Roma representatives, but other cultures and communities, as noted by Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia.