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How Baltimore Became a ‘Little Latvia’ for the Weekend

How Baltimore Became a ‘Little Latvia’ for the WeekendLatvians Online asked a few Baltimore Latvian Song Festival goers to share their thoughts on the festival. Canadian Latvians regularly attend US-Latvian song festivals. Here is one active younger-generation Canadian-Latvian's take on the week ...

Gaidīti viesi Gaŗezerā

Gaidīti viesi GaŗezerāNule attapušies no Dziesmu svētkiem Baltimorā, Gaŗezera saime pie sevis sagaidīja Latvijas vēstnieku ASV, Andri Teikmani, ar kundzi, Ingūnu Teikmani. Vēstnieka interese par Gaŗezeru radīja vēlmi iepazīstināt Teikmaņus ar ASV lielāko latviešu skolu, Gaŗezera vasaras vidusskol...

Baltimore Latvian Song Festival – a resounding success

Baltimore Latvian Song Festival – a resounding successLatvians Online asked two Latvian-American song festival attendees – one a participant, the other an active community member – to share their thoughts on the Latvian Dziesmu svētki that took place in Baltimore from 29th June to 3rd July, 2017....

Jelena Ostapenko’s Fans Don’t Cheer for Jelena. They Cheer for Alona.

According to her mother, the Latvian government wouldn’t let Jelena Ostapenko legally be named Alona. So now, she goes by two names.

Latviešu valodas aģentūra sāk uzņemšanu tālmācības skolā

Latviešu valodas aģentūra sāk uzņemšanu tālmācības skolāLVA skolā 6–14 gadus veci bērni (kuri dzīvo ārpus Latvijas) attālināti mācīsies latviešu valodu. Nodarbības tiek gatavotas un tiks vadītas ClassFlow vidē. Pašreiz (līdz 2019. gadam) notiek LVA tālmācības skolas projekta ieviešana un aprobā...

With ‘Nothing to Lose,’ Ernests Gulbis Flashes Former Top 10 Form

Gulbis, 28, a Latvian now ranked 589th, has struggled with attitudinal and physical issues since reaching the French Open semifinals in 2014.