Summer festival season concludes with large amount of attractive events

On 31st of August in Jelgava a number of entertaining, educational and attractive events will take place in different locations throughout the city. Local townspeople as well as city guests can choose to visit their favorite events. Read more

Introducing Latvian European Youth Olympics team

Yesterday (17th July) was presented Latvian youth team, which will participate in the European Youth Olympics in the capital of Azerbaijan Baku. Amongst all the 34 Latvian athletes in the delegation, Jelgava’s athlete Māra Anna Zīverte was also included. Read more

Jelgava helds the annual Nocturnal half-marathon 2019

On July 13 th the sixth annual nocturnal half-marathon will be held in Jelgava city as a 5th stage of “Bigbank” Run Latvia event. All supporters of active lifestyle, as well as anybody else are welcome to test their strength and durability, by selecting the distance that fit their fitness level and skill! Read more

Invitation to participate in Technology and Innovation Festival “Mehatrons”

On September 6th to 8th in the city of Jelgava, the technology and innovation festival called "Mehatrons" will take place, merging the already known and traditional "Engineers Days” and "Festival of Metal". On 7th of September on the Pasta (Post) Island, visitors of the festival will have the opportunity not only to watch Robotics competition, but also to familiarize themselves with... Read more

VIII Latvian Youth Olympics closed

Solemnly closed VIII Latvian Youth Olympics that gathered 2800 athletes from 77 major cities and municipalities of Latvia. Athletes from city of Jelgava successfuly participated and won 60 medals – 16 gold, 21 silver and 23 bronz, thereby ranked 3rd in overall medal ranking. Read more

VIII Latvian Youth Olympics in Jelgava will bring together around 3000 athletes

VIII Latvian Youth Olympics will take place from 5 th to 7 th of July in Jelgava, bringing together around 3000 young athletes who will participate in 29 disciplines. The most athletic municipality in Latvia and the best Latvian athletes in summer Olympic sports will be determined during the Olympics. Read more

Viewing tower on the Palace Island

A wooden viewing tower with a well-equipped picnic place in Jelgava, Palace Island, was formed in the summer of 2018. It is intended for observation of the wild horses, birds, two rivers and city panorama in the floodland meadows of the river Lielupe, which is a protected nature territory. Read more

“Days of Entrepreneurs' in Zemgale 2019”

“Days of Entrepreneurs" in Zemgale 2019” will take place on 26 th and 27 th of April at the Zemgale Olympic Centre (Kronvalda Street 24, Jelgava). More than 200 participants from entire Zemgale region will present their products and services. Visitors will be able to enjoy interesting cultural program, participate business forum, workshops and degustation. Read more

Application to participate in 13th International Sand Sculpture Festival “Summer Signs 2019”

The International Sand Sculpture Festival in Jelgava is taking place for the 13th year. Every year the festival brings together more than thirty renowned professional sculptors and artists from all over the world. The Festival will be held from 2nd to 8th of June, 2019. Read more