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Insight into Balttour 2014: offers of Latvia’s regions

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The international Balttour 2014 exhibition will be held in Kipsala International Exhibition Centre February 7 – 9. All of Latvia’s regions will be presented there, as well modern and interesting tourism and leisure offers in cities and countryside areas.

New tourist destinations, historic landmarks, workshops, bird watching, accommodation offers, festivals, ice sculptures, wineries, bakeries and even a Viking ship – all this will be presented in Latvia’s hall. Visitors are invited to enter the ‘Latvian tastes’ area, were professionals will produce and teach anyone interested the recipes and skills necessary to cook meals characteristic to each region of Latvia.

Project lead of Travel Latvia hall Raimonds Borskis invites everyone to come ask any questions about tourism opportunities and enjoy different entertainment: ‘Latvia has a long-standing history in regard to culinary traditions. This year’s exhibition will offer all interested persons a chance to not only look into different tourism offers for 2014, but also enjoy Latvian national cuisine!’

In order to popularize Latgale’s tourism opportunities, including the new and already popular Gors embassy in Rezekne and the world-famous Mark Rothko Art Centre in Daugavpils, there will be presentations of Latgalian craftsmen and Miss Tourism Queen International 2013 Alisa Miskovska.

Talsu winery Vējkalnietis will offer ecologically clean fruit, berry and herbal wines. Kandava region will make coffee from acorns. Kuldiga’s representatives will also bring their wines and all kinds of other products Kuldiga is known best for.

Gulbene and Aluksne representatives will present their regions from the inside of an old railway passenger car. Visitors will be able to dive into a time long since passed and enjoy the nostalgic atmosphere.

Visitors of Jaunlaicene Museum’s stand will be able to have a go at making handmade Baltic footwear – pastala. Ates Museum will offer visitors an opportunity to work with linen. Bejas School will teach people how to make jewellery.

There will be many, many more interesting workshops and interesting events throughout Balttour 2014.

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