Posts published in Day: April 17, 2021

Latvian Police will keep a close eye on speeding next week

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Next week, from April 19 to 25 , the European Road Policing Network organizes the ‘Operation SPEED’ – an enhanced speed monitoring on roads in all Member States, including throughout Latvia. For several years now in the spring, a 24-hour Speed Marathon has been organized in the EU, but this year, not only one day, but the whole week has been devoted to this problem. “The aim of this week…

Lithuanian translation of Grigor Narekatsi’s Book of Lamentations published

Saturday, April 17, 2021

On the initiative of the Armenian Embassy in Lithuania, the second expanded edition of the Lithuanian translation of Grigor Narekatsi’s (Gregory of Narek) poem “Book of Lamentations” has been published. The publication is dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Armenia-Lithuania diplomatic relations. The poem has been translated by renowned Lithuanian poet and playwright Sigitas Geda. The book contains twelve miniatures of separate parts of the poem taken from the medieval…

Jelgava and Jūrmala vaccine queues closed

Saturday, April 17, 2021

In Jelgava and Jurmala, where on Friday any resident could receive an anti-Covid-19 at vaccination centers, the interest was so high that around 13:00 the line was closed because all vaccines supplied to the center would be used. The vaccination bureau said on Twitter that the line was closed in Jurmala and Jelgava and asked people not to go anymore today but wait for tomorrow or Sunday. Around 500 people were…

Weekend in Latvia: buckthorn garden, Pēteris Vasks, seed exchange

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Weekend is here with promising weather, up to 20 C for the first time this year. Here are some tips how to spend it! Starting Saturday, April 17,  ZELT sea buckthorn garden   is open for walks to everyone – nature lovers, birdwatchers, those who want to know more about sea buckthorns. Garden in Zeltlejas, Jelgava municipality, is open 10 AM to 4 PM. Location on the  map here  .…