Sveiki! and Welcome! to TILTS
Please follow the "Events" link at left for additional information on our Congress of World Latvians planned for this summer in Rīga, Latvia.
TILTS is incorporated in the U.S.A. as a non-profit
organization with the objective to foster Latvian culture and education. The
English translation of TILTS is BRIDGE, symbolizing the building
of a bridge for cultural interaction and enrichment between Latvians in Latvia
and those residing abroad.
TILTS is a global organization, and our membership is not
limited or related to any specific geographical location.
TILTS is a member of the Latvian American Association, the
Latvian Foundation and the Council of Latvian organizations in New York. We
regularly communicate and cooperate with the Ministry of Culture and other
governmental offices in Latvia.
Our major goals at TILTS are:
- To foster the appreciation of the Latvian language, ethnic
traditions, history and culture.
- To promote Latvian culture among Americans of Latvian descent
by arranging cultural events and by recognizing contributors to this
- To form a bridge for cultural interaction between Latvians in
Latvia and those abroad.
- To disseminate information in America pertaining to Latvia and
- To foster the preservation of Latvian identity, placing
particular emphasis on support of schools and youth in Latvia.
Please follow the menu items for more information or to visit our site in Latvian. Our most recent activities are documented in
2012 in Review.
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