Happy Easter!

Easter along with the Midsummer Festival (the Jani) and Christmas is one of the significant celebrations in Latvian culture. This is the time, when the light’s victory over the darkness is being celebrated, the beginning of spring. This is also the time, when the soil fertility was promoted through different rituals in order to gain …

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Latvians celebrate their achievements

SATURDAY, 16 March 2013 — For the third time Latvian media group in Britain, AngloBalticNews organized the ABN Awards, an annual event to award those Latvians living in the United Kingdom who have created an additional value here in UK by running their own successful businesses, making their life brighter and more colourful in Latvian organisations, …

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Manchester Latvians preparing for Easter

Manchester, 9 March 2013. Parents and their children have already started preparing for Easter, at the Manchester Latvian School. First, children together with their parents were learning Latvian Easter traditions by drawing and writing. Afterwards egg-painting and decoration followed, as well as competition with egg-rolling. Families had brought colourful eggs and different kinds of decorations for …

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Manchester Latvian Community launches website

Manchester Latvian Community launched their website on Monday, 18th February aiming to provide information to its members on events the Community will host in future. The website also will be useful for visitors looking for information about the work of Community and its activities. The website will start working in full capacity gradually. Aside of …

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