Guest Posts

The oldest church in Rīga – St. John’s

August 5, 2020By
The oldest church in Rīga – St. John’s

This month we like to introduce to you Svētā Jāņa Evaņģēliski luteriskā baznīca (St.John’s Church), the oldest house of worship in Riga. In 13th century, the church was build on the site of the bishops palace of Albert of Rīga. Albert of Riga or Albert of Livonia was the third bishop of Rīga in Livonia, […]

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Meet a member – 5 Questions to Vija Pugule

July 5, 2020By
Meet a member – 5 Questions to Vija Pugule

The International Women’s Club of Riga is an international group of women offering friendship and supporting local charities. We regularly organise social tours, visits to museums, workshops, guest lectures, and events that give our members a deeper understanding of Latvian culture and society. This month we like to introduce you to one of our long-standing […]

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Meet a member – 5 Questions to Kristine Dalina

June 7, 2020By
Meet a member – 5 Questions to Kristine Dalina

We have 133 members and we bring together around 45 nationalities. This month we like to introduce one of our wonderful new members. Kristine, who joined us in January and recently took on the role as the Charity Coordinator. IWCR: Kristine, you joined IWCR a few months ago. How did you find out about the […]

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Faces behind the global news

April 30, 2020By
Faces behind the global news

We asked some of our members how they experience the current time, staying at home. Olga shared with us her thoughts, and we like her positive view into the future. I see faces of my friends behind the news. Every day I begin my morning with a cup of coffee and the online “checking” on […]

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Get Creative During Social Distancing

March 31, 2020By
Get Creative During Social Distancing

These extraordinary times are calling for us to spend a lot of time at home. We all are asked to help to slow down the speed of corona virus. At the same time it gives us the opportunity  to find new ways for connection and creativity. Elena Tezhe, Vice President of IWCR, has compiled a […]

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Meet a Member: Sophie & Member Planet

August 27, 2019By
Meet a Member: Sophie & Member Planet

1. Name: Sophie Griffiths 2.    Nationality: British 3.    What country did you move to Latvia from? My family and I moved to Latvia from England three years ago, but we were travelling between England and Latvia for a few years before that as my husband was working in Riga from April to October as […]

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