The Riga Latvian Society (RLS) is a voluntary, independent non-governmental
organization founded in 1868. Riga Latvian Society is the oldest Latvian organization
in the world. It is the place for important historic and culture events in Riga and
The work of the Riga Latvian Society includes cultural and public activities,
organizing cultural projects and programmes and renting the historic Riga Latvian
Society premises: Big Hall, Gold Hall, White Hall, Līgo Hall, Kluba Hall and Gold
Hall salon that are appropriate for different events conferences, concerts, social
gatherings, exhibitions, dances, and meals.
On June 2, 2014 in the Riga Latvian Society House place, where 110 years ago Latvian Language Section was founded (leaders Kārlis Mīlenbachs, Jānis Endzelīns), that was making link between specialists of Baltic languages, Latvian lexicography and language praxis and every active and responsive language user and interesent, the RLS Latvian Language Advancement Group (LVAK) organised the remembrance evening «Our language strength duration and its values guards in our memories .
In the middle of June, a few days before Ligo night, the NGO House premises were ornamented with beautiful decorations children and youth visual art works were placed in the house premises. In the exhibition have been united creative works that have been made with special love, sincerity and diligence. The exhibition consists of works from the creative work competition Me and My Motherland that took place in winter and spring and Strazdumuiža Boarding school - development centre for the visually impaired and blind children paintings that display themes from the musical comedys Bastien and Bastienne plot.
On June 20 the Riga Latvian Society organised cleanups to clean up the surroundings of graves of the cultural workers, who have been connected with the Societys history and other important culturally historical places.
The Riga Latvian Society and creative association for youth TREPES are organising workshops, activities and mini festival for children and youth from June to August 2014. The title of the educational and creative events cycle is POPULAR together with a friend! and its main aim is to promote children and youth to spend their free time actively and thoughtfully. The opening event of the cycle will take place on June 26, at 14.00 in the Voluntary Participation House in Mūkusalas Street 72, 3d floor.