Archive for the Category ‘Video’

On video: U.S.S. Simpson docks in Tallinn

On video: U.S.S. Simpson docks in Tallinn

TALLINN — The U.S.S. Simpson is currently docked in the Tallinn harbor to restock and give a crew a chance to see Estonia’s capital city. This video put together by the U.S. embassy in Tallinn includes interviews with the captain and shots of the frigate’s  interior.

On video: Israeli FM visits Latvia

On video: Israeli FM visits Latvia

RIGA — Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman visited Latvia on Sunday, the first visit by an Israeli FM since Latvia’s independence from the U.S.S.R. This video, put together by the Latvian State Chancellery shows the visit and Latvian President Valdis Zatlers speech (in Latvian) at the Saviors Monument in Riga.

On video: Joninės celebration in Vilnius

On video: Joninės celebration in Vilnius

VILNIUS — The incessant rain did not deter these Lithuanians from celebrating Joninės in the traditional way — campfires, food, folk costumes, singing and dancing in Vilnius’ Verkių Park. See videos from all over the Baltics here.

On video: Kubilius speaks at U.S.-Baltic Foundation

On video: Kubilius speaks at U.S.-Baltic Foundation

VILNIUS — Lithuanian Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius gave a speech at the U.S.-Baltic Foundation last month at their fundraising gala, talking much about his personal history. Watch the second half of the speech here.

On video: BALTOPS military exercises

On video: BALTOPS military exercises

VILNIUS — The past two weeks saw the annual BALTOPS military training exercises in the Baltic states, involving troops from the U.S., European NATO members and neighbors like Finland and Russia. Here’s footage from the “Strong Shield” exercises in Lithuania.

On video: the Aerodium exhibit in Shanghai

On video: the Aerodium exhibit in Shanghai

RIGA — Were you wondering what LIDA gave Aerodium €3.6 million for? Here’s the wind tunnel built for May’s World Expo 2010 in China to show Latvian technology to the world. Regardless of the scandal, do you think it succeeds?

Preview for new doc on Baltic Pride 2010

Preview for new doc on Baltic Pride 2010

VILNIUS — The anti-gay protest that accompanied Lithuania’s first gay parade was a stark contrast to how gay parades are received in Western Europe. This is highlighted in a new documentary by Belgian filmmaker Roland Javornik, to be released in September.

On video: bungee jumping in Vilnius

On video: bungee jumping in Vilnius

VILNIUS — What’s the point in having skyscrapers if you can’t bungee jump off them, right? This weekend was the “Vilnius Challenge,” an annual outdoor sports event that featured bungee jumping off the Reval Hotel this year. Would you take the plunge?

Boating season is back

Boating season is back

JŪRMALA, Latvia — Boating season is back in Latvia as the video this YouTube user caught the season-opening sail of a Jūrmala yacht club attests. Don’t have a boat? See if you don’t want to rent one this weekend after watching this.

On video: why Lithuanians leave their country

On video: why Lithuanians leave their country

VILNIUS — Young filmmaker Igor Drozdov has made a documentary, “Shall I?” (“Ar Verta?”) about why Lithuanians are emigrating in record numbers. Enjoy.

Login status

You are not currently logged in.






» Register
» Lost your Password?

ADVERTISEMENT

© 2010 Baltic Reports LLC. All rights reserved. -