VIDEO: A new music festival underway in Riga


Baltic region could become a leading force in the EU

If Baltic and Nordic countries agreed on a common position in the most crucial issues, the Baltic Sea Region would have a high chance of becoming the leading player in the EU.


Video: Iceland - from ashes to literature

Iceland - from ashes to literature from Ziemeļu Stāsti on Vimeo.  


Minister of Foreign Affairs Aivis Ronis supports opening of Iceland’s accession talks with EU

On 14 June, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia, Aivis Ronis, attended the EU Foreign Affairs and General Affairs Council sessions in Luxembourg.


Valmiera Business and Innovation Incubator on a study trip in Nordic countries and Estonia

Valmiera Business Incubator, a recipient of the Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Business Industry grant, has recently completed study trips to 7 business incubators in Norway, Sweden and Estonia.


Video art exhibition [EN]CLOSURE (12/06-27/06)


12 artists onboard Friend_Ship in the Baltic Sea

The international Baltic/Nordic Performance art project Friend_Ship will take place on 10-20 June, with 12 artists from 6 Baltic Sea Region countries making performances in 6 harbours.


Latvian and Danish Foreign Ministers launch the revision process of the Nordic-Baltic cooperation

Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Aivis Ronis, and Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lene Espersen, have issued a common statement:


First grants in Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Culture in 2010

The Nordic Culture Point has announced the first results of the joint Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Culture in 2010.


Ashes and literature from Iceland: Talking to Hrafn Andrés Harðarson

On 27 May, 18:00 the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office will host Juris Kronbergs' conversations with Nordic authors II.