The Latvian Radio (Latvijas Radio)
Latvijas Radio (LR) is Latvia’s national public-service radio broadcasting network. It began broadcasting in 1 November 1925. Latvian Radio (Latvijas Radio) broadcasts six different channels in the FM band as well as via the internet: Latvijas Radio 1, Latvijas Radio 2, Latvijas Radio 3 Klasika, Latvijas Radio 4 Doma laukums, Latvijas Radio 5 Pieci.lv, and Latvijas Radio 6 – Radio NABA.
The Latvian Radio is a national cultural institution, fostering radio drama and organizing children’s vocal group. The Sound Archive contain approximately 700,000 sound recordings.
Since 2013 it has collaborated with Latvijas Televīzija (Latvian Television) as part of the Public Broadcasting of Latvia (Latvian: Latvijas sabiedriskais medijs – LSM) news platform and online streaming service.
The tour will include importants points around the Latvian Radio building, with special emphasis on the Sound Archive. Approximate duration: 1 hour.