Darbnīca Brīvdiena is hosting it's first ever fashion show "Pilnīgs Pavasaris" (Perfect spring). The event takes place at Valka Art school on Saturday, May 13th at 20:00.  In the event you will see models showing off 10 dresses inspired by Spring made by Darbnīca Brīvdiena. During the event you will also hear some wonderful music by Keitija ...

17.10.2017

On the  15th of April 2nd international "Latvia- Estonia run" will take place  through the streets of Valka and Valga.   ‘This race is held in the honor of Pavel Loskutov - a long-distance runner who specialized in marathon races.  Previous year this race  was given a new title and format. This race has a great history. ...

17.10.2017

On the 4th and 5th of March, 2017, the FIRST LEGO League robotics competition will be held in Valka, which will bring together around 200 young people from different Latvian schools.   For the fourth year, teams of students aged 9 to 16 from Latvia’s school will participate in the FIRST LEGO League to compete for the championship cup. After ...

17.10.2017

For the second year running Valka and Valga are organizing Impossible run in the honor of Latvian Provisional National Council which on the 29th of November, 1917 proclaimed resolution which later lead to independent Latvia.   This run will take place on the 19th of November. This historical event took part 100 years ago, so every kilometer ...

17.10.2017

As we are getting ready for Border-market 2017, what will take place on 6th and 7th of May, Valkas tourism and information bureau askes for your suggestions and feedback to make event more enjoyable for visitors and marketers. We are open to your suggestions and ideas so that we all can make this day special. Your suggestions and ideas send to our ...

17.10.2017

The organizers of the 5th International “Bordertown beat” contest are informing that the date of the contest for new pop singers and dance group performers is changed from 27th and 28th of February to 16th and 17th of April. Since the flu epidemic is announced currently in both Latvia and Estonia, it was decided to postpone the contest.   The ...

17.10.2017

The legendary Gypsy Baron with his musical “Gipsy Baron” is coming to visit us! You will be able to watch the Musical in Valka Culture house on 13th of March at 17:00.   This concert won a Grand Prix as the most exciting and the most imposing concert during their participation in the international “Hesselby Slott” music ...

17.10.2017

On 28th and 29th of May, 2016, all folk music ensembles and rural chapels from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Belarus will gather in Valka to participate in the 19th Latvian folk music festival. This time, theambitious festival is called “Let’s make a dance in Valka!”.   On the weekend participants will delight all visitors ...

17.10.2017

On 4th March, 2016 at 19:00 in Valka Culture house the Celtic Diva, Grammy winner Moya Brennan and the Irish harp virtuoso Cormac De Barra will perform.   Both musicians - Moya Brennan and Cormac De Bara are coming from large Irish musical families and their appreciation for each other evolved into a vivid musical duet. Their album “Voices ...

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