Valdis Zatlers: Death Can Positively Impact Your Life

How death can have a positive impact on your life

You would expect the former President of a country to speak about politics, right? But in his TEDxRiga talk, Valdis Zatlers brings up a different topic: one that many consider a taboo — death. Moreover, Mr. Zatlers is sure that...

/ June 11, 2015
Elīna Dobele in Chinese

Subtitle and translate TEDxRiga talks!

Latvia’s first ever national TEDx event, TEDxRiga 2012 — was held 4 years ago. 3 events and 56 talks later the TED Open Translation Community is still bringing ideas into more than 120 languages. And that also includes TEDxRiga! For...

/ May 28, 2015
TEDxRiga Story Hunt

The Story Hunt 2015 is on!

You guessed it, we are taking it out to the streets again — to hunt for the amazing stories and ideas worth spreading! Do you have a story? Want the world to hear it? Now you have the opportunity! The goal...

/ March 12, 2015
TEDxYouth@Riga

TEDxYouth@Riga 2015

TEDxYouth@Riga is a TED-like experience, an event designed to inspire curiosity, ignite new ideas, and empower young leaders. EVENT LANGUAGE: LATVIAN ADMISSION: FREE LOCATION: Soros Auditorium, SSE Riga Program: Ernests Jenavs Ernests has spent several years in the UK, where...

/ March 10, 2015
Dabas koncertzāle

Science in concert with nature

What happens when musicians playing ambience music break out of the traditional concert venues and the scientists bring their fascinating knowledge to the public? The beneficiaries of this idea are the audience who are privileged to experience a form of...

/ June 12, 2014
Story Hunt 2014

TEDxRiga Story Hunt 2014

The Story Hunt is on! We are back this year, with the competition to find a story that will be shared on the big stage of TEDxRiga 2014. You can take part by shooting a short video and telling your...

/ March 7, 2014
TEDxRiga 2014 Season Opening

2014 Season Opening

The countdown to 2014 has started at our Season Opening event last week at Birojnīca. We are excited to unveil the date and venue for our next main event! TEDxRiga 2014 will take place June 12, 2014 at the National...

/ November 5, 2013
Jānis Skutelis: Where is the Joke?

Where’s the joke?

Janis is considered by many to be the pioneer of stand-up comedy movement in Latvia. Six years ago, he founded the Royal Improvisation Theatre, of which he is still in charge. Janis has staged 4 solo performances during the last...

/ June 13, 2013
Andris Ambainis: Quantum computing, the story of a wild idea

Quantum computing, the story of a wild idea

Andris is a computer scientist active in the fields of quantum information theory and quantum computing. His valuable scientific input into quantum computer theory makes him one of the world’s leading scientists in this field. Andris has invented several of...

/ June 13, 2013
Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga: The Latvian Identity

The Latvian Identity

Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga is a Latvian social and political activist, a scientist, a professor and an honorary doctor in several universities. After returning from exile in Canada, Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga took charge of the Latvian Institute where she worked until becoming the...

/ June 13, 2013