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ESTONIA May 18-20, Alternative Music Festival Indiefest, various locations in Tartu Tartu Indiefest is an alternative culture festival that brings the newest, most interesting and mind-blowing artists from Est...

Movie Guide

The Circle (2017) – in cinemas from Friday, May 19 The Circle is a gripping modern thriller starring Emma Watson ("Harry Potter"), Tom Hanks ("Sully") and John Boyega ("Star Wars: The Force Awakens...

Wine & Dine Guide

Cemodans, Riga Longing to travel, but simply can't find the time? Come on over to Cemodans! Cemodans (means suitcase in English) will not leave you disappointed.Great atmosphere, stylish background music and the best of Euro...

Baltics agree on grid synchronization via Poland

The prime ministers of the three Baltic countries and Poland on Monday, May 8, reached a preliminary agreement on synchronizing the power grids of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia with the continental European network via the existing interconnection...

LVZS remains most popular

The Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union, LVZS, remains the country's most popular political force, however, its ratings declined by a third since the beginning of the year, while the ruling Social Democrats and the opposition conservatives cli...

Baltic islands of peace

Mariehamn, Finland With its graceful  waterfront, and sailboats tacking back and forth against the summer sky,  Mariehamn, the capital of Aland, a Finnish archipelago comprised of 6,500 islands in the middle of the Bal...

Armed Forces revise menus for troops

Lithuania's Armed Forces have revised menus for troops starting May to include more options, the Defence Ministry said on Thursday, May 11.The new menu will offer more fresh vegetables, salads and fruit. The stationary canteen will also serve ...

Probably same old, same old

I write on May 8, which means that less than a month remains until Latvia's local government election, which is on June 3.  The first thing to say is that turnout will probably be fairly dismal.  After the kind of spring that we'...

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