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British Days in Latvia to feature a number of cultural, sports and business events

BC, Riga, 19.10.2017.Print version

The upcoming British Days in Latvia will feature a number of cultural, sports and business events, which will be taking place over the course of the next few weeks, as the British Embassy in Riga informed LETA.

 

The purpose of the British Days is to strengthen the ties between Great Britain and Latvia, and give residents of Latvia the opportunity to learn more about the British culture, sports, cuisine, and business opportunities, the embassy explained.

 

One of the main events of the British Days in Latvia will be a visit by the women's rugby team of the Royal Air Force, which will compete with Latvian women's rugby teams in a mini-tournament on October 25.

 

The program of the British Days includes classical music and blues concerts, a concert by Birmingham Brass Band at the Great Guild Hall on October 21, and a concert by the Scottish blues musician Dave Arcari at Latvian Rock Cafe on October 22.

 

Several films that won BAFTA Awards this year will be screened in Riga, Liepaja, Daugavpils and Valmiera starting next week.

 

In addition, several representatives of British security companies will visit Latvia to present their solutions and products to prospective cooperation partners. There will also be seminars for startups organized as part of the Global Entrepreneur Program of the International Trade Department of the British government.





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