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On Museum Night, Enter the Forest at the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

On Museum Night, Enter the Forest at the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

On Museum Night 2018 the atmosphere of the forest will be brought to the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia. An exhibition about young people involved in the Latvian National Youth Association, which was organized by the Latvian National Partisan Association in 1945, will be opened. These young people worked with the armed resistance movement by providing them with information, as well as printing and spreading patriotic leaflets...

From 1 May We Are Offering Daily Tours in Foreign Languages

From 1 May We Are Offering Daily Tours in Foreign Languages

From 1 May, until the end of September, we invite you to join our daily tours of the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia's exhibition, on Raina Bulvāris 7. The tours will take place at: 12:00 - in English 14:00 - in Russian (please phone or email ahead of time to ensure a Russian speaking guide is available) 16:00 - in English Tours are also available in German, or at other...

<H1>We Are Participating in Museum Week</H1>

We Are Participating in Museum Week

This week the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia is taking part in an event for museum lovers – Museum Week 2018 (read more on http://museum-week.org/). A huge number of museums all around the world are taking part and each day is dedicated to a special topic. Covering these daily topics, the Museum of Occupation of Latvia strives to show itself from different perspectives to its audience,...

25 March 1949 Deportation

25 March 1949 Deportation

The representatives of the power institutions in Moscow decided to perform a mass deportation, mainly from Latvian villages. The aim was to break the resistance against collectivisation of farming. Moreover, the purpose was to create the physical infrastructure for kolkhozes and to get rid of supporters of the national partisans. By deporting the most successful and productive part of the rural population, the occupation...

We Invite You to the Choir Concert

We Invite You to the Choir Concert "Believe. Your Land Will Remain" in Remembrance of the 15 March Deportation

A concert, dedicated to the victims of the Communist genocide,  was held on 25 March 2018 at 14:00 in the Riga Culture and Folk Art Centre “Mazā Ģilde”, Amatu iela 3/5. You can watch the concert on our Facebook page. The concert  offered the music of Pēteris Plakidis, Lūcija Garūta, Emīls...

The Latvian Social Democratic Worker’s Party Flag, Which Was First Raised On 1 May 1989, Has Been Donated To The Museum

The Latvian Social Democratic Worker’s Party Flag, Which Was First Raised On 1 May 1989, Has Been Donated To The Museum

In spring 1989 a flag was made for the renewed Latvian Social Democratic Worker’s Party (LSDSP). The appearance of such a party highlighted the emergence of a Social Democratic party which aimed to break the monopoly of the Communist party in the Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic. On 7 March this flag was donated to the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia’s archive and presented by former LSDSP members Leo Hiršons...

The Latvian Legion and 16 March

The Latvian Legion and 16 March

The exiled Latvian veterans’ organization Daugavas Vanagi, in 1952 in London, decided that 16 March would be the day to hold an annual commemoration to honour fellow veterans that had fallen. This date was chosen because from 16 March to 18 March in 1944, the two divisions of the Latvian Legion – 15th and 19th fought, side-by-side, against the Red Army at Velikaya...

The Prime Minister of Ukraine Visited the Museum

The Prime Minister of Ukraine Visited the Museum

On 1 March, the Prime Minister of Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman, visited the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia, as part of an official visit. He was given a tour of the exhibition by the Chairman of the Board of the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia Association, Valters Nollendorfs. At the end of the visit the Prime Minister sign the museum's guest book, and was gifted a few of the museum's books by the museum's director, Gūnars...

The Chairman of the Georgian Parliament visited the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

The Chairman of the Georgian Parliament visited the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

On 16 January, Irakli Kobakhidze, the chairman of the Georgian parliament visited the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia, with a delegation for an official visit. The Chairman of the Board of the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia, Walters Nollendorfs, gave the Chairman and delegation a tour of the museum's exhibition. At the end...

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On Museum Night, Enter the Forest at the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

On Museum Night, Enter the Forest at the Museum of the Occupation of...

2018. gada 17. maijs Read more >>
From 1 May We Are Offering Daily Tours in Foreign Languages

From 1 May We Are Offering Daily Tours in Foreign Languages

2018. gada 3. maijs Read more >>
<H1>We Are Participating in Museum Week</H1>

We Are Participating in Museum Week

2018. gada 24. aprīlis Read more >>
25 March 1949 Deportation

25 March 1949 Deportation

2018. gada 23. marts Read more >>
We Invite You to the Choir Concert

We Invite You to the Choir Concert "Believe. Your Land Will Remain" in...

2018. gada 22. marts Read more >>
The Latvian Social Democratic Worker’s Party Flag, Which Was First Raised On 1 May 1989, Has Been Donated To The Museum

The Latvian Social Democratic Worker’s Party Flag, Which Was First...

2018. gada 21. marts Read more >>
The Latvian Legion and 16 March

The Latvian Legion and 16 March

2018. gada 14. marts Read more >>
The Prime Minister of Ukraine Visited the Museum

The Prime Minister of Ukraine Visited the Museum

2018. gada 2. marts Read more >>
The Chairman of the Georgian Parliament visited the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

The Chairman of the Georgian Parliament visited the Museum of the...

2018. gada 18. janvāris Read more >>
The Opening of the Memorial to Latvian Legionnaires in Zedelgem has been Included in the

The Opening of the Memorial to Latvian Legionnaires in Zedelgem has...

2017. gada 8. decembris Read more >>
Architect Gunārs Birkets has been Awarded the PBLA 2017 Prize

Architect Gunārs Birkets has been Awarded the PBLA 2017 Prize

2017. gada 28. novembris Read more >>
Valters Nollendorfs delivered a Latvian Independence Day address in Chicago and Kalamazoo, Michigan

Valters Nollendorfs delivered a Latvian Independence Day address in...

2017. gada 27. novembris Read more >>