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VIII Latvian Youth Olympics closed

08.07.2019
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

02.07.2019
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

20.06.2019
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”

03.04.2019
“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”

26.03.2019
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