Joint Nordic National Days’ Celebration

In order to mark the 25th anniversary of Nordic diplomatic presence in Latvia, all the Nordic embassies in Riga and the Icelandic Embassy in Finland, in cooperation with the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Latvia, hosted the Joint Nordic National Days’ Celebration on May 31, taking place at the Dzintari Concert Hall in Jurmala.

In their opening speeches the ambassadors and the director of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Latvia highlighted the key areas of Nordic-Baltic cooperation, such as culture, entrepreneurship and environmental protection, also outlining possibilities for the future. The celebration proceeded with a concert performance by the renowned Latvian pianist Vestards Simkus and soprano Elina Simkus.

The festivities ended with a reception, where more than 500 guests could taste a variety of Nordic national dishes.

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