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 .
The Riga Latvian Society and creative association for youth TREPES were organising workshops, activities and mini festival for children and youth from June to August 2014, which main aim was to promote children and youth to spend actively and thoughtfully their free time. The programmes of the workshops and events are developed so that children and youth should find and develop their talents, self-confidence and secure their values.
The course cycle, where all the minority representatives are invited, will start on September at the Riga Latvian Society. During the courses the participants will be able to acquire Latvian language, Latvias history and legislation. The course cycle is organised in the framework of the Riga Latvian Societys project Unity is our strength (Grants contract No. 2013.EEZ/PP/2/MIC/010/028).
Projects aim is to promote inter cultural dialogue and integration of minority, strengthening the understanding and the importance of human rights, national identity, democratic values and citizenship as well as to promote growth of democratic participation and mutual tolerance thus making united society.