|Type||Public service broadcasting
and radio network
|Owner||Government of Latvia|
|Jānis Siksnis, Director General
Inese Matjušonoka, Armins Ronis, Gunda Vaivode, Ilona Madesova D.o. Programmes
|1 November 1925|
Latvijas Radio (Radio Latvia; abbreviated as LR) is a public service broadcasting network of Latvia. The organisation was founded 1 November 1925, and is headquartered in the Latvian capital of Riga. As of 2002, Latvijas Radio broadcasts six different stations on FM and the internet: Latvijas Radio 1, Latvijas Radio 2, Latvijas Radio 3 - Klasika, Latvijas Radio 4, from March 31, 2014 - Latvijas Radio 5 - Pieci.lv and Latvijas Radio 6 - Radio NABA.
Latvijas Radio is a cultural institution of Latvia — with radio drama, a radio choir and children's vocal groups. The phonographic archives contains approximately 200,000 recordings. Latvijas Radio became a member of the European Broadcasting Union on 1 January 1993.
Latvijas Radio (Radio Riga) broadcast programs in Swedish from 1960 to 1995.
- Latvijas Radio 1
- Latvijas Radio 2
- Latvijas Radio 3 — Klasika
- Latvijas Radio 4
- Latvijas Radio 5 — Pieci.lv
- Latvijas Radio 6 — Radio NABA
Latvijas Radio 1
Slogan: "Latvijas radio 1 - Always first" (Latvian: Latvijas Radio 1 - vienmēr pirmais)
Latvijas Radio 1 (abbreviated as LR1) is national radio station of Latvia. The station broadcasts Latvian, there are news, talk, current affairs programmes and analysis of economics, politics of Latvia and culture, radio programmes for children. The first broadcast was on the first of November, 1925.
Latvijas Radio 2
Slogan: "Songs in Native Language" (Latvian: Dziesmas dzimtajā valodā)
Latvijas Radio 3 — Klasika
Slogan: "Style Changes - Classic Stays" (Latvian: Mode mainās - klasika paliek)
Latvijas Radio 3 - Klasika (shortened as LR3) is only one of all Latvia's broadcasting stations what plays classical music and jazz. The Latvijas Radio included in The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) what means - there are concerts and live broadcasts from world concerts.
Latvijas Radio 4
Slogan: "Your Space, Your Time" (Latvian: Jūsu telpa, Jūsu laiks)
Latvijas Radio 5 — Pieci.lv
Latvijas Radio 6 - Radio NABA
- "Latvijas Radio misija" (in Latvian). latvijasradio.lv. Retrieved 2009-02-25.
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