99 FACTS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT LATVIA: THE SPECIAL 99TH INDEPENDENCE DAY 3-PART SERIES – PART III
#61 Only the Lithuanian language has similarities to the Latvian language. No other language in the world is similar. Latvian and Lithuanian languages come from the Baltic branch if we are looking at the language tree.
#62 The iconic Freedom Monument in Riga was built in 1935. It is 42 meters high and was built from citizens’ donations.
#63 Vestards Simkus is one of the best new time piano players in the world.