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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUOn Tuesday, October 15, exhibition of Latvia’s National Library “Art Nouveau Riga” will be opened in Brussels with a show from Latvian Voices vocal group.

This event is an initiative of European Parliament deputy Inese Vaidere and Riga 2014. It is made possible thanks to Latvia’s embassy in Belgium. It will allow foreigners to learm more about Riga, its interesting locations and traditions.

“Latvia is a unique country – Latvian people have managed to retain their independence throughout centuries of hard times. With Riga becoming Europe’s cultural capital in 2014, I would like to show my European colleagues all the things we are proud of in Riga – Latvian national songs, Riga’s Art Nouveau architecture and the best possible food products our home companies have to offer,” – Vaidere describes this event.

Throughout this event, “Latvian Voices” singers will perform a number of the most beautiful Latvian national songs. Thanks to Latvian companies “Laima”, “Latvijas balzams”, “Cēsu alus”, “Lāči”, “Brīvais vilnis”, “Libertu”, “Līgatnes vīna darītava”, “Abavas ģimenes vīna darītava”, “Cesvaines piens”, “Valmieras piens”, “Elpa” and “Smiltenes piens” guests of the event will be able to taste Latvia’s traditional foods.

“We are an extraordinary people – the kind that has strong ties, strong traditions, language and our own country. We have much to feel proud of. I am certain we will pleasantly surprise the European Parliament,” – says the deputy.

The Art Neuvou Riga exhibition will be available throughout October 15-18. The opening will be held in the European Parliament building, Brussels, Baltic Way Alley.

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