Source: Latvia's official program of events linked to celebrating the 100th anniversary of the country's founding will include more than 800 events.The program includes more than 300 events of national importance, over 100 projects supported by the State Culture Capital Foundation, and more than 400 events organized by local governments.A video dedicated to Latvia's upcoming 98th birthday on November 18 has 98 foreigners tell what Latvia means to them in a few words.The video invites people to come celebrate the country's upcoming centenary in 2018.One of the largest online dating apps for Latvia singles on Facebook with over 25 million connected singles, First Met makes it fun and easy for mature adults in Latvia to meet people.Meet other single adults in Latvia like you - whether you are a single parent, divorced, separated, or have never been married.The shoe line consists of many classic models like the dunk, blazer and tennis classic remade for skate performance.
The preparations for the centenary celebrations will also involve honoring cultural values, release of several films and books, including Latvian National Encyclopedia, infrastructure upgrades, new tourism routes, and others.
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It operates round the clock and as its chief, Andrejs Aronovs, told me, the easy availability of cheap flights to countries in Eastern Europe such as Latvia means these former Communist cities have become very popular for pre-marriage booze trips.
He said the police set up the special force, with multi-lingual officers, after drunk tourists were found causing breaches of the peace, vandalising property and urinating on the city’s Freedom Monument, which honours soldiers killed during the Latvian War of Independence early last century.