15.08.2014
State Chancellery

Prime Ministers of the Baltic States will participate in the events devoted to the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way

On Saturday, August 23, Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevičius and Prime Minister of Estonia Taavi Rõivas will pay a visit to Latvia to participate together with Prime Minister of Latvia Laimdota Straujuma in commemorative events of the Baltic Way.

The Prime Ministers will participate in the event of the project "The Baltic Way Stories", and share their memories about the Baltic Way, while opening a recording studio of the National Library of Latvia (NLL). The Prime Ministers will attend the presentation of the Rail Baltica project and open the exhibition "The Baltic Way – a Campaign in the Name of Freedom". In the evening of August 23, the Prime Ministers will attend the concert devoted to the anniversary of the Baltic Way at the Freedom Monument, while on August 24, the Prime Ministers will visit the concert hall "Cēsis".

More detailed information about the Baltic Way.

More detailed information about the events devoted to the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way.

August 23, Saturday

10:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

until 10:10

Press conference of the Prime Ministers and presentation of the Rail Balticaproject.

Participation of media representatives, answers to media questions.

Venue: Railway Museum, 2a Uzvaras Blvd.

Media participation by applying to e-mail diana.germane@mk.gov.lv , +371 67082922. We kindly ask you to apply by Wednesday, August 20, 16:00. In your application please specify name, surname, personal identity code or passport number, the represented media and contact details.

Arrival of media representatives, security control

11:40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

until 11:20

Prime Ministers participate in the opening of the project "The Baltic Way Stories".

TV/photo opportunity, participation of media representatives.

Venue: NLL, 3 Mūkusalas Street, 11th floor

Media participation by applying to e-mail diana.germane@mk.gov.lv , +371 67082922. We kindly ask you to apply by Wednesday, August 20, 16:00. In your application please specify name, surname, personal identity code or passport number, the represented media and contact details.

Arrival of media representatives, security control

14:40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

until 14:20

Opening of the exhibition "The Baltic Way – a Campaign in the Name of Freedom".

TV/photo opportunity.

Venue: Riga Congress Centre, 5 Kr.Valdemāra Street

Media participation by applying to e-mail diana.germane@mk.gov.lv , +371 67082922. We kindly ask you to apply by Wednesday, August 20, 16:00. In your application please specify name, surname, personal identity code or passport number, the represented media and contact details.

Arrival of media representatives, security control

15:05

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

until 14:45

Prime Ministers will visit the KGB building, also known as the Corner House.TV/photo opportunity at the beginning (in the courtyard, at arrival).

Venue: The Corner House, 61 Brīvības Street, courtyard

Media participation by applying to e-mail diana.germane@mk.gov.lv , +371 67082922. We kindly ask you to apply by Wednesday, August 20, 16:00. In your application please specify name, surname, personal identity code or passport number, the represented media and contact details.

Arrival of media representatives, security control

21:00

 

 

Prime Ministers attend the concert devoted the the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way.

TV/photo opportunity, participation of media representatives.

Venue: at the Freedom Monument

August 24, Sunday

12:15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

until 11:55

Visit to the Vidzeme's concert hall "Cēsis"

TV/photo opportunity.

Venue: Cēsis, 12 Raunas Street

Media participation by applying to e-mail diana.germane@mk.gov.lv , +371 67082922. We kindly ask you to apply by Wednesday, August 20, 16:00. In your application please specify name, surname, personal identity code or passport number, the represented media and contact details.

Arrival of media representatives, security control

Supplementary information:
Džeina Tamuļeviča
Press Secretary to the Prime Minister
Phone: +371 29782012 
E-mail:Dzeina.Tamulevica@mk.gov.lv

Information prepared by:
Diana Germane
Consultant of the Communication Department
Phone: +371 67082922
E-mail: diana.germane@mk.gov.lv

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