The battle for the Estonian coastline

[CORRECTION: The Baltic Times interviewed Teele Pehk on the morning of July 24, the same day that a new version of the architectural det...

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Latvian opera mourns death of Anita Garanca

The Latvian National Opera has announced the death of Anita Garanca, one of the country’s most prominent and admired vocal teachers, who p...

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Riga hosts Europe’s Pacific Islands Festival

Riga was imbued with  some of this rich cultural tradition  of the Pacific Islands people,  as  over 150 Pacific Islanders&n...

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Gintare Marcel’s “L’Art De La Table”

I chanced upon the author Gintare Marcel when I found her blog — — which is worth a visit. Gintare wa...

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Magna-ficent celebrations in Boston

Moving to begin a new life in a new country is seldom ever easy. It can be a thorny wood full of perils, pleasures, opportunities, fears, disapp...

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Martin Rump’s eyes have always been on the road

TAIWAN - The story goes that his father Mehis would walk him around Tallinn and even at the age of five, Rump would be naming all the cars as th...

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American Football, Baltic style

“Hut! Hut! Hut!” – try to shout these three words; short, hard and without the pause. Sounds like a mad dog barking, doesn&rsq...

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Latvian speedway swerves back into fashion

DAUGAVPILS - The Lokomotive stadium in Daugavpils was packed for this year’s FIM Grand Prix on July 18 — crowds of cheerful Speedway...

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Was “Open Internet” killed on the Last Day of the Latvian Presidency?

In the final hours of Latvia’s presidency of the EU Council, roaming charges were axed while the first steps for a two-speed internet (per...

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