2010 Press Releases
U.S. Ambassador to Visit Kuldīga
Riga, August 18, 2010
U.S. Ambassador to Latvia Judith Garber will travel on her first visit to Kuldīga on Friday, August 20. During the visit she will meet with the Mayor Inga Bērziņa, other Kuldīga City Council Deputies and local civic leaders. This visit is a part of Ambassador’s familiarization trips to Latvian cities and towns.
Together with the Mayor, the Ambassador will visit the Kuldīga Great Synagogue, which is currently under reconstruction and will be completed next year. Ambassador Garber will also have a walk through such renowned landmarks of Kuldīga as the old bridge over the Venta River, St. Catherine’s Church and the Kuldīga Castle garden. The Ambassador will stop by the Kuldīga Museum of Regional studies and restoration centre.
After the official part of the program at the City Council, the Ambassador will have lunch together with a number of Kuldīga citizens, representing the non-governmental sector, journalists, business, arts and sports communities.
Note to the Editor:
Media is welcome to cover Ambassador Garber’s visit to Kuldīga on Friday, August 20 at the following times/locations:
- 10:00 PHOTO-OP – Walk across the Old Kuldīga bridge, followed by a museum tour and St. Catherine’s church
- 11:10 PHOTO-OP – Kuldīga Great Synagogue visit (1905. Gada iela 6)
- 11:40 PHOTO-OP – Meeting with Kuldīga City Council (Pilsētas laukums 2)
- 12:10 MEDIA OPPORTUNITY – Joint Ambassador Garber and Mayor Bērziņa Q & A with the media
Please contact U.S. Embassy Press and Media Specialist Kaspars Rūklis for more details and credentials.