Latvia

November Lunch

November 11, 2019By
November Lunch

Pre-Christmas Bazaar lunch The interior design of the Fazenda Bazars restaurants, where the charm of mediterranean countries seamlessly blends in with elements of Latvian culture, is truly special, A HOMELY ATMOSPHERE — TASTE, SPACE AND TRADITION. We are going to have a fantastic menu consisting of Antipastas, 4 kinds of Tapenades with self-baked bread, a […]

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I totally enjoy offering smiles to everyone.

October 30, 2019By
I totally enjoy offering smiles to everyone.

IWCR: Why do you give to our organization? What motivates you to stay involved? Andrea Babcanova: My personal happiness does not depend only on my well-being, it is very much related to the state of people who surround me. I do not only mean my close relatives, friends or coworkers but the society as such. […]

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Visit Riga Castle ***Important Upate

October 24, 2019By
Visit Riga Castle ***Important Upate

Updates – Important to notice Time to meet: Dear members, please note the time to meet was moved to one hour earlier. We will meet 9:45am. For questions contact Vija social.iwcr@gmail.com. Indoor shoes: Please bring along one pair of clean indoor shoes. Outdoor shoes are not permitted in order to preserve the floor.We will be […]

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Cross-Cultural Introduction to Latvian Culture

October 17, 2019By
Cross-Cultural Introduction to Latvian Culture

Due to its history, Latvian culture has been influenced by different countries, religions, cultures and languages. It has developed its own cultural identity with a unique system of values and traditions. Understanding how Latvian counterparts think and behave is essential for anyone living in Latvia. History play an important role Latvia first declared statehood in 1918, […]

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Meet a Member: Ilga Biskaps

August 12, 2019By
Meet a Member: Ilga Biskaps

Name: Ilga Biskaps Nationality / Nationalities:  Australian Latvian. My parents fled Latvia in 1944, and arrived in Australia in 1949. I was born in Australia. What country did you move to Latvia from? Sydney, Australia Why did you move to Latvia? To experience my parents’ homeland for longer than 3 weeks in summer. To see seasons […]

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Meet the new Vice-President

June 25, 2019By
Meet the new Vice-President

1.    Name: Elena Tezhe 2.    Nationality / Nationalities: Russian, lives in Latvia 3.    What country did you move to Latvia from? My home country is Latvia, but during my life I lived in Russia and in The Kingdom of the Netherlands. 4.    What changed in Latvia while you were away? The streets […]

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