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Weekend Destination: furnace tile art in Bauskas Castle

On Saturday, 10 October, there will be a special event in Bauskas Castle. Visitors will be able to have a look at and learn a lot about furnaces of 16-17 century and tiles that adorn them, their shapes, manufacturing process and application.

Economic calendar of Latvia. 5 – 9 October, 2015

Calendar of economic events in Latvia for 5 – 9 October, 2015...

Photo: big test day for Latvia’s Car of the Year 2016

Last week, contenders for Latvia’s Car of the Year 2016 gathered at Mols shopping centre in Riga once again. People were welcome to look and compare the latest models, consult with experts, members of the jury and take cars put up for the contest on a road trip.

Political calendar of Latvia. 5 – 9 October, 2015

Calendar of political events in Latvia for 5 – 9 October, 2015...

Weekly horoscope (5.10 – 11.10): time for new ideas

BNN presents a weekly horoscope for 5 – 11 October…

Photo insight in Design Isle 2015 exhibition

‘Bruņas’ wooden accessories collection, ‘Runa’ wireless microphone, a collection of traditional Latvian masks – these and many others works by Latvian designers are available to see in Riga, at the Design Isle 2015 exhibition in Kipsala International Exhibition Centre.

Ten food products that can help relieve pain

Our modern and fast-paced way of life often leads us to a diet that includes unhealthy, imbalanced food with high concentrations of fats and sugars. This kind of diet often causes swellings, increase the sense of pain and lead to other unpleasant consequences.

Weekend Destination: Majori bazaar in Jurmala

On Saturday, 3 October, there will be a special event organized in Jurmala – Majori bazaar. It will offer residents and guests of the city a wide variety in musical performances and a rich collection of autumn goods for sale.

Photo: 20 years since the restoration of Latvia’s opera house

Exactly 20 years ago, 29 September, 1995, the new building of Latvia’s National Opera was finally opened after long years of reconstruction and restoration. Massive work was launched after the meeting of the opera’s collective in the White House on 3 September, 1990.

Photo: golden cockerel returns to Riga Dome Cathedral’s spire

The golden cockerel taken off Riga Dome Cathedral’s spire for restoration on 25 August finally returned to his rightful place on Tuesday, 29 September.

Weekend Destination: Sound of the Forest 2015

This Friday, 2 October, Palladium concert hall will organize an unprecedented concert evening – Sound of the Forest 2015. This special event will be dedicated to rhythmic music and experimentation.

Nearly half of buyers would change preferred shopping places

In 42% of respondents would change their preferred shopping places if traders or service providers cannot provide card payment services.

Majori beach to be illuminated for night-time walks

The beach line between Dzintari and Majori will be provided with illumination so that people who like taking leisurely strolls on the beach in the evening could still be able to enjoy themselves during darker seasons of the year.

In pictures: Lunar eclipse seen on «supermoon»

On the night to September 28, a rare celestial phenomenon – a lunar eclipse and a supermoon (full moon with its closest approach to the Earth) – could be seen in Europe, Western Africa and the Americas.

Economic calendar of Latvia. 28 September – 2 October, 2015

Calendar of economic events in Latvia for 28 September – 2 October, 2015...

Political calendar of Latvia. 28 September – 2 October, 2015

Calendar of political events in Latvia for 28 September – 2 October, 2015...

New bird species found in Latvia - red-flanked bluetail

A new bird species has been found in Latvia after more than one and a half year break. Researchers have found Tarsiger cyanurus, the red-flanked bluetail, otherwise known as orange-flanked bush-robin.

Photo: Picture yard in town

In continuation of the 30th jubilee of music and art festival Bildes, a special exhibition has been opened in Riga, Liv Square titled Picture yard in town. This exhibition features 138 pieces of art created by more than 100 Latvian musicians and other creative personalities.

Gigantic fountain show in pictures

In the new season, Riga Circus offers a never before seen programme – Gigantic Fountain Show, in which the audience will be entertained by 700 fountains reaching all the way to the dome, actual rain and a ship.

Doctor’s advice how to best treat typical autumn illnesses

As the season changes from summer to autumn, the likelihood of getting all kinds of typical autumn illnesses increases. Dr. Marita Kirsone predicts there will also be an increase of people with autumn depression as well.

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