World renowned opera star Kristine Opolais will open the new season with performances at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich and the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Latvian writer Jānis Joņevs (Yannis Yonevs ) learned Wednesday that his novel JELGAVA 94 is one of the recipients of the EU Literature Award 2014 .
A comprehensive retrospective of works by the outstanding Latvian artist Gustavs Klucis (1895-1938), "Gustavs Klucis. The Anatomy of an Experiment", is on view at the "Arsenāls" exhibition hall of the Latvian National Museum of Art until October 26. The exhibition is part of the European Capital of Culture programme of Riga.