PRESS MATERIALS FROM THE OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION:
To help people get to know their new currency before it is introduced on 1 January 2014, the European Central Bank and Latvijas Banka are holding the Euro Exhibition in Riga from 26 October until 13 December 2013.
The exhibition is of interest to young and old alike, and includes:
sections on the euro banknotes and their security features, with a focus on the new Europa series banknotes;
a section on the history of money, including a display of all the pre-euro currencies;
interactive applications and games related to euro cash.
Latvijas Banka is also organising guided visits to the exhibition and a competition for children.