Flower carpet festival in Latvia
Aug 9th 2019

In the International Flower Carpet Competition held in Ventspils (LT), teams from Tartu and Räpina School of Horticulture won the double victory.     On August 2 and 3, the 19th International Flower Carpet Festival took place on Ventspils Promenade. The theme was “Flower Melody”. At the competition, 20 teams of florists from five different countries […]

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Laima Chocolate Factory
Dec 31st 2018

Laima is the most well-known brand of sweets in the Baltic States. The unique flavour of Laima is created by the chocolate, made combining ancient confectionary skills and modern production technologies. Today, the chocolate factory offers almost 250 various products available both in Latvia and abroad.   The chocolate factory Laima was created almost half a century before […]

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Mission work…
Dec 30th 2018

MISSION WORK OF THE BULDURI HORTICULTURE SCHOOL DURING THE VISIT OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS IN AGLONA BASILICA ON 24th SEPTEMBER, 2018 From September 22-25, 2018, His Holiness Pope Francis visited Latvia. He attended the state catholic religion centre and the sacred place—Aglona Rome Catholic Basilica ofthe Assumption of the Virgin Mary into Heaven. Florists of […]

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Autumn Mystery
Dec 27th 2018

Competition for young professionals “Autumn Mystery” Magnificent event – competition for young professionals “Autumn Mystery” was held in Riga at Beauty care centre “SALON LINE” for young professionals in Hairdresser sector on November 28, 2019. Beauty care centre SALON LINE warmly hosted 7 students from three Latvian vocational education schools. Young professionals did their best […]

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Italian master class
Dec 24th 2018

Cooperation in the field of education of the Crafts Secondary School of Jelgava and Como Vocational Education Centre Crafts Secondary School of Jelgavahas established a long-lasting cooperation with its partners in Italy. Since 2007, the school cooperates with the agency “Europe 3000 srl” from Bergamo—this agency offers 3 month practice for bread-makers, confectioners, cooks, waiters, […]

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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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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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