On 7-9 May 2012, events to mark the 67th anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War were held in Latvia.
On 7 May a reception for representatives of government circles and NGOs in Latvia on the occasion of this date took place.
On 9 May 2012, staff of the Embassy of Ukraine in Latvia together with other diplomatic missions accredited in Riga laid flowers at the graves of the fallen soldiers.
On the same day in the Riga Congress Hall, a gala concert for veterans took place. During the concert, Ambassador of Ukraine to Latvia Anatoliy Oliynyk read out the speech of President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych at the celebrations in Kyiv on the occasion of this date. The concert was attended by soloists of the Chernigsv Philharmonic S.Sulymovskiy and M.Potebnya who warmly and sincerely performed Ukrainian folk and pop songs. Ensemble of the Ukrainian song "Dnipro" from the city of Riga also presented to the audience a medley of Ukrainian folk songs and songs about war, and received the warmest welcome.