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06 Feb
2014
Riga has officially been revealed as the European Capital of Culture for 2014! This means that this is the perfect time to choose to study Russian at our centre in Riga, as the city is buzzing with atmosphere and activities.   The whole year will be a celebration of culture with many events taking place ...
20 Jan
2014
When people think of Riga, beaches usually aren’t the first things to come to mind. But actually, Riga’s Seaside town (Jūrmala) has been a favorite place for Latvians and other former Soviet peoples for centuries. Even Khrushchev and Brezhnev frequented the town’s white sandy beaches, resorts and picturesque wooden houses along the shore. As far ...
03 Dec
2013
One of the best things about studying Russian in Latvia is the chance to see the county’s unique blend of cultures. The best and most beautiful place to see this is in Riga’s Old Town center. Known as  Vecrīga in Latvian (Старый город in Russian), the Old Town exhibits the layered history of the city’s ...
16 Aug
2013
Though Liden & Denz will open its new language centre in Riga (Latvia) only in January next year, we already want to make you familiar with the city and its beauties. Today (August 16), Riga celebrates its city day with an yearly festival – “Rigas Svetki”. The most important celebrations are traditionally held on the city embankment ...
31 Jul
2013
As you may have heard, Liden & Denz is opening a new Russian language centre in Riga, Latvia. In all three Baltic States, Russian is to some extent spoken by people without any ethnic connection with Russia, as a result of the Soviet occupation, during which citizens of these countries were forced to learn Russian. ...