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15 years ago, the first hard cider was made in Latvia

15 years ago, the first hard cider was made in Latvia

26.08.2015

15 years ago, the domestic beverage producer Latvijas balzams started making what was, at the time, the first hard cider in Latvia, Lucky Dog, based on apple juice concentrate and a recipe developed by Latvian food technologists. Today, hard cider with the Lucky Dog brand is available in five flavors and is the second most popular hard cider in Latvia and the 12th most popular alcoholic beverage.*

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The Freeport of Riga presents the past and the present of the port

The Freeport of Riga presents the past and the present of the port

19.08.2015

The world is changing and Riga will never be finished! These are the truths that no one will challenge. Living here and now we sometimes do not notice how the city, its streets and squares are changing, let alone such a comlplex and significant facility as the port.

Tender for a memorial to the creator of the recipe of Riga Black Balsam announced in Latvia

Tender for a memorial to the creator of the recipe of Riga Black Balsam announced in Latvia

13.08.2015

To honor the contribution of the Riga resident and creator of the recipe for Riga Black Balsam, the pharmacist Abraham Kunze, JSC Latvijas balzams in cooperation with the Riga City Council announces an open tender for a design project for a memorial to A. Kunze in Alberta Square in the Riga Old Town.


Two-thirds of document copies requested from Russian archives did not arrive to Latvia

Two-thirds of document copies requested from Russian archives did not arrive to Latvia

04.08.2015

One of the stumbling blocks to successful performance of the Latvian-Russian Commission of Historians is that the commission has been unable to receive two-thirds of document copies it had requested, University of Latvia Professor Antonijs Zunda, co-chairman of the commission, said in an interview with LETA.

The exhibition about historical ties with Lithuania opened in Milan’s Sforza Castle

The exhibition about historical ties with Lithuania opened in Milan’s Sforza Castle

15.07.2015

President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite, who is in Italy on a working visit, has opened an exhibition entitled “Historical Ties between Milan and Lithuania: Bona Sforza and the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania” in Milan’s Sforza Castle, reported BC presidential press service.

02.07.2015

Four awards for Lithuanian collector coins at international contest

Three coins issued in 2014 by the Bank of Lithuania — dedicated to Baltic Studies, the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way and “Form” — garnered acclaim at the international commemorative coin contest Coin Constellation 2015. Here, 240 coins from 29 countries and 46 organisations were assessed, reported BC the Bank of Lithuania.

15.06.2015

Grybauskaite receives award for strengthening Lithuania

President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite received a Star of Hope (Vilties Zvaigzde) award on Friday, 12 June. The award was bestowed during the president's visit to Tremtiniu Namai, the social care home for former exiles. Grybauskaite was honoured for merit in strengthening the Lithuanian state, reports LETA/ELTA.

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