Posts tagged as anniversary

Latvia Celebrates the State Centenary with more than 900 Events

Saturday, November 17, 2018

On 18 November 2018 Latvia celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Declaration of Latvian Independence with a rich programme of events. A wide variety of events will be held in the capital city and in the four regions of Latvia, and our country will be honoured throughout the world with an international diplomatic programme. More than 900 events will take place throughout the month of November, of which the greater…

Most Latvians regard centenary of their country as historic date – poll

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

A vast majority of Latvians, or 80 percent, regard the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Latvia as a historic date, with 77 percent feeling that this year’s Independence Day deserves a special celebration, according to survey conducted by Kantar TNS pollster. Over a third of respondents in the poll, or 35 percent, said they would attend events dedicated to Independence Day on November 18 and 19,…

Polish president proposes questions for referendum on constitution

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

President Andrzej Duda said earlier this year that the Polish people should be given a chance to reflect on whether to make changes to the constitution or draft a new one almost three decades since Poland emerged from communism. The proposed questions include whether Poles are in favour of enshrining in the constitution a guarantee of Poland’s membership of the European Union and NATO. Another question is whether Poles want…