Posts tagged as Latvian Radio

Voice library recorded by Latvian Radio choir

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The voices of the Latvian Radio choir are being put to good use during the crisis – a unique voice library is being built, said artistic director and conductor Sigvards Kļava to Latvian Television on June 8. The singer voices are recorded in various vocal techniques, each listed as a unique entry in the Latvian Radio chorus voice library. The voice will be available in it as a sound bank,…

Kariņš: First phase of COVID-19 successful in Latvia

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

The first phase of the pandemic caused by COVID-19 ends after June 9, and Latvia has been successful dealing with it, Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš (New Unity) said in an interview to Latvian Radio on June 9. The end of emergency state in Latvia does not mean the virus has been defeated, Kariņš said. The first phase is at a close now and he is optimistic about the future. “The…

Press delivery funds still unclear

Monday, June 8, 2020

There is still no clarity on the compensation for press delivery although subscription time is coming, creating tension for publishers and Latvian Post, reported Latvian Radio on June 8. There is no understanding on what the tariffs shall be. The Chairman of the board of Latvian  Press Publishers Association Guntars Līcis said that if the volume of press delivery falls, all other postal service costs will increase. If there are…

Latvian Radio has another very enjoyable offering

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Latvian Radio has another very enjoyable offering with which you can while away the hours of quarantine and lockdown, namely, a solo concert given by legendary Latvian composer, musician and all-roud cultural icon Raimonds Pauls. April 13 saw Pauls – universally referred to as ‘Maestro’ – sit himself down at a grand piano in Latvian Radio’s near-empty sound stage for a concert dubbed “Alone in the studio” and and proceed to produce…

Being together in the land that sings

Friday, April 3, 2020

Due to the emergency measures put in place to stop the spread of the Covid-19 novel coronavirus, several Latvian choirs are using modern technology and the internet to continue rehearsing and recording new songs in preparation for the next season in the “land that sings”, according to a Latvian Radio broadcast on April 3. “Our very essence – being together and doing things together – is now dismantled. That’s why…

Latvia: First Smart-ID users must update data

Thursday, February 13, 2020

For those who began using the Smart-ID online authentication app three years ago, this year their accounts will expire and around 60,000 people will need to update their personal information, according to the Latvian Radio broadcast “Eiro fokusā” on February 11. The Smart-ID app offered by banks as an authentication and electronic signature tool for confirming payments and making other transactions currently has 916,000 users, according to app developer  SK…

Workforce experts talk robots

Friday, February 7, 2020

Latvian workforce experts predict that many of today’s professions will be lost to robots as a result of technological development, artificial intelligence and a labor shortage, according to a Latvian Radio broadcast on February 6. “Telephone operators who create connections – we don’t have those anymore,” said “   Eiro Personāls  ” Director Evita Mackeviča. The personnel consultancy agency specialist adds that some professions won’t disappear, but will transform. Everything…