The Unbuilt Soviet Metro System that Haunts Latvia’s Capital: Beginnings

The Unbuilt Soviet Metro System that Haunts Latvia’s Capital: Beginnings

Riga was down for a metro – a formally and conceptually adventurous system that would have been the most expensive ever built in the Soviet UnionContinue Reading →

Bridges of Time: How Baltic “Poetic Documentaries” Exposed Soviet Reality

Bridges of Time: How Baltic “Poetic Documentaries” Exposed Soviet Reality

"They helped audiences to learn to see... not only to watch, but to see. To see and think and read between the lines."Continue Reading →

Sixteen Thousand Voices in Perfect Harmony: Latvia’s Incredible Song Festival

Sixteen Thousand Voices in Perfect Harmony: Latvia’s Incredible Song Festival

Latvia's huge Song and Dance Festival has been recognised as a masterpiece of humanity by UNESCO – and its participants are increasingly multinationalContinue Reading →