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Walking Matches for IWCR

May 10, 2021By
Walking Matches for IWCR

Dear Members!  IWCR would like to try a little experiment. Many are really missing opportunities to meet, and restrictions mean we are limited in what we can do. In addition many of us are leaving over summer, and new people will arrive – so those staying behind, or moving here during the pandemic can find […]

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Meet a Member – 7 questions to Eva

May 1, 2021By
Meet a Member – 7 questions to Eva

The International Women’s Club of Riga is an international group of women offering friendship and supporting local charities. One of the most active members of our club is Eva Sesemann. She has been heavily involved in helping many local charities for over 10 years. Also, before the annual Charity Bazaar, she organizes the Handicraft Group.The […]

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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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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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Embracing Latvian Culture

June 5, 2019By
Embracing Latvian Culture

What activity has a rich history here in Latvia and has helped pass stories from one generation to the next? A tradition that:– Every culture has used and developed, independently from others;– Is depicted in 9000-year-old cave paintings found in India and Egyptian tomb paintings from 3300BC;– You can use to enter the state of […]

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