Festivals in Riga

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Festivals in Riga

  1. 1. Festivals in Riga Created by – Inta,Egita,Rihards
  2. 2. Staro Riga. • ‘’Staro Riga’’ for the first time took place in 2008 and became the annual traditional festival. The event usually lasts 4-5 days, and the timing coincides with the Latvian Independence anniversary celebrations. The festival Staro Riga city allows residents and visitors to see unique light art objects.
  3. 3. White Night (Baltā nakts) • White Night is a night during which everyone can visit different kinds of cultural events in different parts of Riga city.
  4. 4. Riga Festival (Rīgas svētki) • It‘s the biggest event of the year - Riga Festival - it's music, art, theatre and dance performances, sporting events and amusement kaleidoscope that offers the opportunity to have fun and make new unforgettable impressions.
  5. 5. Night at the Museum.(Nakts muzejā) • The ninth year in Latvia a campaign ’’Night at the Museum‘’. All kinds of cultural events are happening through the night.
  6. 6. 18.November - Latvian Independence day. • November 18 is Latvian Independence Day. In 1918 the People's Council proclaimed the independent state of Latvia. Every year this day is widely celebrated, including the parliamentary session, Gala, laying flowers at the Freedom Monument and fireworks.
  7. 7. 18.November parade. • In the morning there is a parade at the 18.November embankment. In the evening people can enjoy fireworks.
  8. 8. Jāņi (Saint John’s day) • Jāņi (English: Saint John's Day) is a Latvian festival held in the night from 23 June to 24 June to celebrate the feast day of St John the Baptist, as well as the summer solstice (Midsummer), the shortest night and the longest day of the year.
  9. 9. •Thanks for your attention !

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