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  • Writers Anna-Liisa Reppo, Estonia, and Ieva Alberte, Latvia

    Read Estonia—Latvia Stories

    On Friday, September 19 about 80 guests from Estonia and Latvia gathered on the top floors of the new building of the National Library of Latvia for a book opening event of "Estonia—Latvia Stories". The book that was published in in paralell in Estonian and Latvian, soon will be available in national and public libraries of Estonia and Latvia, as well is alerady available for online reading on Estonia—Latvia Programme website. 

  • Valga Train Station

    Save the Date for Estonia-Latvia Stopover Celebration!

    Estonia-Latvia Programme stopover celebration will be held at Valga Railway Station on 21 November. We will wrap up the 2007-2013 programme, talk about future and have good time! Registration will be open in few weeks. You’re most welcome!

  • Cover of the book

    Invitation to the Book Opening

    Estonia—Latvia Programme invites everyone working on projects from 2007 until 2013 to participate in the opening of "Estonia—Latvia Stories" in Estonian and Latvian on Friday, September 19, 2014 at the new building of the National Library of Latvia in Riga. Please, register your participation with us until Wednesday, September 17 by filling out the Registration Form. 

  • Book covers

    New Book on Estonia and Latvia Cooperation

    New book on Estonia and Latvia cooperation “Estonia—Latvia Stories” has been published in Estonian, Latvian and English. It contains sixty-seven short stories about cooperation between partners in Estonia and Latvia, written by eight writers from both countries and illustrated by six photographers. The book opening event is scheduled for September 19, 2014 at the new building of the National Library of Latvia in Riga. Eesti keeles / latviešu valodā 

  • Gauja / Koiva in the summer, photo by Andris Arhomkins

    Priecīgus Jāņus! Ilusat Jaanipäeva!

    Jāņi (Latvian) and Jaanipäev (Estonian) – the celebration of the summer solstice – is one of the most important days in both Estonian and Latvian calendars. It falls on June 23 and 24 – the longest day and the shortest night of the year, which is considered magical – therefore people usually stay up celebrating. Priecīgus Jāņus! Ilusat Jaanipäeva! 

News & events Events

  • Youth for Synergy photo

    Youth for Synergy to bring together young people living in the border areas

    Last week Estonia – Latvia Programme-supported Youth for Synergy project started their activities that will allow high school students from border areas in Estonia and Latvia to participate in a creative and educating youth camps with cross-border youngsters and to learn more about neighboring country, its culture, local entrepreneurs and education possibilities.

  • Smart Botanical Gardens file photo

    From reality to perfection in botanical gardens

    Latvian Environmental Development Association, National Botanical Garden of Latvia and Tartu University Botanical Garden is organizing the final conference of Estonia – Latvia Programe supported Smart Botanical Gardens project “The mission of botanical gardens: from reality to perfection”. The conference will take place on April 9, 2014, in Riga, Latvia.

  • Visualization of new Valka fire and rescue station

    Construction of the new Valka fire and rescue station to begin

    On Thursday, March 27, 2014 the foundation stone for the new Valka fire and rescue station will be laid in an official ceremony. The new station is a part of Estonia – Latvia Programme supported JATE project (Building Cross-Border Capacity to Perform Joint Activities in Tough Environment). Latvian government and Latvian State Fire and Rescue service officials are going to participate in the ceremony.

  • Renovated Valga – Valka railway station opened for passangers

    The Valga – Valka Railway station was opened after renovation for passangers on December 22, 2013, with a festive ceremony, featuring artists from Estonia and Latvia. This railway station renovation was possible thanks to the support from Estonia – Latvia Programme.

  • House of Sounds file photo

    House of Sounds organizes an exhibit of traditional musical instruments and a festival in Valmiera

    Many traditional instrument lovers and experts from Estonia and Latvia will gather in Valmiera, Latvia, November 7-10 to participate in traditional instrument trainings, opening of an exhibition and a music festival. These events are a part of Estonia – Latvia Programme supported House of Sounds project.

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