On April 28, 2021, the State Construction Control Bureau of Latvia officially accepted the Valka city part of newly built Valga – Valka Twin Town Centre. Valga city part of the centre was accepted on February 3, 2021. Thus, one of the main activities of the INTERREG Estonia – Latvia programme 2014 – 2020 project “Valga ...

24.10.2021

From February 11th to 25th only essential travel to Latvia permitted.   The urgent and essential reasons are defined as: work; training, studies; family reunion; in order to receive medical services; transit; accompanying a minor; return to one’s permanent place of residence; attending a funeral.   The Covidpass.lv website ...

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  On August 11th, the concrete deck slab of the new pedestrian bridge was placed on the Valga-Valka common central square. It took a total of 14 cubic meters of concrete.   Another stage in the completion of the public urban space was acknowledged by Valga rural municipality mayor Ester Karuse and Valka parish council chairman Vents Armands ...

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The time of pandemic causes to re-evaluate a lot of things, it creates not only problems but also opportunities. We invite you to seize the moment and expand or start your own business in Valka region.   We are located on the A3 state road, along which the flow of transit and tourists grows every year. We have a railway and Valka / Valga is home ...

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  Yesterday, on June 11th, as part of the Valga-Valka twin town festival, a memorial time capsule with a message for future generations was solemnly placed in the new common central square of Valga and Valka.   "The project is very important for Valga - Valka, which is one city in two states, because historically it is one city that ...

24.10.2021

Implementing the joint informational campaign of the Latvian museums #TiekamiesTagad, the Valka Local History Museum will resume its work on May 15. This will be done in accordance with the sanitary protocol developed for the museum industry.   Working hours of Valka Local History Museum starting from May 15 until October 1: Tue-Fri: 11:00-18:00 ...

24.10.2021

  Construction works of Valga-Valka Twin Town Centre began in the 16th of March. During the construction works will be renewed and developed a new common public city space, covering the central area of both cities and the pedestrian street which connects two towns. The aim is to create a cozy and unique public space for the city's residents ...

24.10.2021

The government has decided to extend the precautionary and security measures during the emergency situation in order to prevent more effectively the spread of COVID-19 in Latvia. The restrictions will affect the work of educational establishments, public assembly, movement outside the state borders and other areas.   From 16 March onwards, pre-school ...

24.10.2021

  In March, construction of the ValgaValka common city center will begin. In this context, traffic management on Riga, Raja and Sepa streets will change.   In addition, the Ramsi Bridge and Sõpruse Street for pedestrians will be closed for traffic. People living in the area will be given access to their homes and daily access to ...

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From March 7th to May 4th Valka Local History Museum will be hosting an exhibition of works by Valka Municipality’s artists called “Fantasy Toys”.   This year, 42 artists connected with Valka region are participating in the exhibition. Several of the authors currently live and work in Valka, others - in different cities around ...

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  This week the dismantling of 2 buildings within project „Valga-Valka Twin Town Centre Development” started – old market building (Riga street 7A) and former border crossing building (Rigas street 1)   The construction works are performed by Estonian construction company AS TREV-2 Grupp, total contract price 4 915 899,45 ...

24.10.2021

  The tripartite construction contract for the Valga-Valka Twin Town Center development project between Valga Municipality Government, Valka Municipality Council and the construction company AS TREV-2 Grupp was ceremonially signed today in Valga Town Hall.   During the project a common public space, covering both the historic downtown ...

24.10.2021

The program of the 13th International Contemporary Theater Festival "Tālvils 2019" has been announced. The festival will take place from 5th to 8th September in Valka.   Thursday, 5th of September:   In the great hall of Valka City Culture House at 17:00 The opening of the festival. Drum and bagpipe music group "Auļi" will perform ...

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From August 16th to August 18th, Valka City Stadium will host the Valka/Valga Football Cup for U12 teams.   This year's tournament will feature teams from five countries - Latvia, Estonia, Belgium, Israel and Lithuania.     The first day of the tournament will also feature a grand opening and a coach/supporter friendship game. On ...

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