Heartfelt presents
Dec 23rd 2018

Christmas is the time of the year we believe in a miracle, the time when a falling snowflake calms the soul, when roof edges are decorated with strings of icicles, and when the nature relives its darkest night in order to give way to the light again; and there is warmth in our hearts created […]

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Preparation for the European Championships in Forestry Skills (ECFS)
Dec 21st 2018

This is an event that has already become a tradition, supported by the association “EUROPEA International”, for the students and teachers of the forestry professional education institutions of the European countries to meet at the European Championships in Forestry Skills, once a year, in order to: present their skills in forest cultivation and restoration, tree […]

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Youth forum “Contemporary Vocational Education in Latvia”

On October 31, 2018, a first-time event in Latvia, the youth forum “Contemporary Vocational Education in Latvia” took place. Young people from different vocational education institutions demonstrated their talents and achievements, participated in two panel discussions with policy makers, employers and representatives of the academic field, and demonstrated that the vocational education can be and […]

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Forest products in Latvia
Dec 17th 2018

The value added wood has gained recognition also in vocational education! Almost every inhabitant of Latvia is connected with the forest, forestry and forest products. The forest is deeply ingrained in the Latvian cultural traditions, provides leisure as well as income opportunities. Although forest and wood are an integral part of the landscape of Latvia, […]

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Christmas in Europe
Dec 9th 2018

Riga Technical School of Tourism and Creative Industry Ltd organises the 27th Christmas in Europe Christmas in Europe is an annual international event in which the countries of the European cultural heritage meet and experience old Christmas and other festive and everyday traditions. The event is organised by the international organisation AEHT (European Association of […]

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Culinary Heritage Centres
Dec 5th 2018

Culinary Heritage Centres – Participation in the European Culinary Heritage Organisation – A Gift for the 100th Anniversary of Latvia!   The year 2018 is the 100th anniversary of Latvia. Latvia celebrated its 100th anniversary on November 18, 2018. It is common to receive gifts on such occasions. Latvian vocational education institutions also prepared a present for […]

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GET TO KNOW LATVIA!
Dec 3rd 2018

Key information Destination: one of the three Baltic States, situated on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea, between Estoniaand Lithuania. The country is also bordered by Russia and Belarus, and it shares maritime borders with Sweden. Area: 64,589 km², it’s mostly flat landscape offers a mix of beaches, rivers, lakes, marshes and forests. There are four major […]

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The Slovak national meal is…
Nov 28th 2018

Slovakia – the Slovak national meal “Bryndzové halušky” The traditional basic components of the Slovak diet have always been and still are milk, potatoes and cabbage. The Slovak national meal is bryndzové halušky, which means for the Slovaks the same as sushi for the Japanese or pizza for the Italians. This Slovak national meal consists […]

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National passion of Slovaks
Nov 24th 2018

National passion of Slovaks   Mushroom picking is a national passion. It is a popular activity in Slovakia. A widely practiced spring, summer, and fall activity for Slovaks of all ages is picking mushrooms. The most popular are “dubáky (Boletus reticulatus)” mushroom. Everyone knows “dubáky” in Slovakia.   Mária Múdra EUROPEA Slovakia

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