Author Archive for Kerstin A. Steinberg

Online Auction Dec 6-11 – CLOSED

December 5, 2020By
Online Auction Dec 6-11 – CLOSED

Tiešsaistes izsole – iepirkšanās pirms Ziemassvētkiem no 6. – 11.decembrim IWCR Online Auction. CLOSED. Thank you very much for taking on an important role and placing many bids for local charity organizations! All highest bidder will be contacted on Saturday, Dec 12th. Please settle your payment accordingly until Monday, December 14th, 2020 at 11.00am. Virtuālā […]

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Jewellery with words – an idea born in the National Library of Latvia.

November 30, 2020By
Jewellery with words – an idea born in the National Library of Latvia.

Rotas ar vārdiem – ideja dzimusi Latvijas Nacionālajā bibliotēkā. IWCR: Could you tell us a little about VERBA, your philosophy and company values?  VERBA (“words” in Latin) is a jewellery brand by the Latvian designer Anna Fanigina. This year VERBA is celebrating its 15th anniversary. Words are the main source of inspiration to make jewellery, and each piece has an inscription in Latin or Ancient Greek. The […]

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In interview with Jordane Czapski from Decathlon

November 29, 2020By
In interview with Jordane Czapski from Decathlon

With its mission “We aim to sustainably bring the power of sport to everyone, everywhere” Decathlon just opened its first store in Latvia in October 2020. Decathlon has 1,647 stores in 57 countries across the world. We are very grateful to store leader Jordane Czapski, and her team supporting our cause. We met virtually with […]

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Connectivity is key – we stay connected with you

November 23, 2020By
Connectivity is key – we stay connected with you

Traveling is one of the best ways to enjoy the arts and the vibrant gradient of cultures from around the world. While the discovery of places around the world seems out of range at the moment, the IWCR members invite the local and international community to be a tourist across the nations – while staying […]

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Kevin Rex, the Ambassador of Canada in an video interview

November 19, 2020By
Kevin Rex, the Ambassador of Canada in an video interview

Canada produces 85 percent of the world’s maple syrup. With forests brimming with majestic red, black and sugar maples. Maple syrup has long been part of Canada’s cultural fabric. The country’s indigenous peoples taught the early European settlers how to harvest sap and boil it to make maple syrup. Today, Canadian maple syrup is exported […]

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woolig – a family business from Latvia

November 18, 2020By
woolig – a family business from Latvia

wooligs‘ journey began in a diverse northern Baltic climate. A small but abundant country of Latvia where winter temperatures dip to -25 °C and rise to summer highs of +25 °C. Inherently, this led to creating an all-season slipper that can be worn to provide comfort all year round. “Nordic climate provides us with a […]

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