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Latvian Award Ceremony at the House of the Riga Latvian Society | Photo: The Chancery of the President of Latvia/Gatis Bergmanis
Latvian Award Ceremony at the House of the Riga Latvian Society | Photo: The Chancery of the President of Latvia/Gatis Bergmanis

On 25 May 2019, the President of Latvia, Raimonds Vējonis, awarded the winners and their tutors of the Latvian History Competition in the grand House of the Riga Latvian Society. More than 130 pupils, their relatives, teachers and tutors from all over the country took part in the magnificent ceremony.

Latvian award ceremony 2018 | Photo: Chancery of the President of Latvia
Latvian award ceremony 2018 | Photo: Chancery of the President of Latvia

On 19 May 2018, the Latvian award ceremony took place in the Grand House of the Riga Latvian Society. As in previous years, the President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis took part in the ceremony to congratulate and award the winners.

Kristians Malgins | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
Kristians Malgins | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

Latvian Student Researched His Great-Grandmother's Deportation to Siberia

Kristians' ninety-seven year-old great-grandmother is a good storyteller. So what was more natural than to interview her about her own deportation and that of her family to Siberia by Soviet authorities in 1949? Take a look at what Kristians said about his competition entry.

Latvian Award Ceremony 2017  | Photo: Chancery of the President of Latvia
Latvian Award Ceremony 2017 | Photo: Chancery of the President of Latvia

On 20 May, the 25 winners and their tutors of the 16th Latvian History Competition were awarded by the President of Latvia, Raimonds Vējonis. The ceremony took place in the Grand House of the Riga Latvian Society.