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27 Nov - 29 Jan

Opera, Ballet

The Nutcracker

27 Nov - 29 Jan
The setting of the ballet is Riga in the late nineteenth century. The atmosphere of the day is conjured up by the city's ancient streets, Art Nouveau interiors, plant motifs, and effective contrasts: it's winter outside, but inside, flowers are blooming. Christmas-tree decorations and toys come to life, and Maria's dreams begin to come true. Everything happens exactly as befits Christmas Eve, though the tone is set by the rules and forms of classical ballet.

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07 Jan - 19 Mar

Opera, Ballet

The Birds' Opera

07 Jan - 19 Mar
Children enter the Opera through the main doors; open the door to the large hall; sit down in the velvet chairs; and watch as the lights dim, the glow of the chandelier looking like the starry sky. The conductor raises his baton and the performance begins, telling the story of the kindhearted Doctor Doolittle, his resourceful animal friends, and the evil Mr.Dornton.

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04 Dec - 13 May

Opera, Ballet

Musical "The Sound of Music"

04 Dec - 13 May
Meet the joyful Maria, Captain von Trapp and his children, and other characters from Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's world-famous musical "The Sound of Music", in a concert for the entire family at the Latvian National Opera!

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04 Jan - 26 Mar

Opera, Ballet

Ballet Performance "Karlsson is Flying…"

04 Jan - 26 Mar
Is there anyone who does not know Karlsson who lives on the roof — the best playmate in the world? The chubby little man with a propeller on his back is one of the most famous characters from the books by Astrid Lindgren, who is adored by both children and grown-ups. Now his adventures can also be seen at a ballet performance!

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01 Jan - 31 Mar

Riga Zoo

Osteo's Stories at the Zoo

01 Jan - 31 Mar
The exhibition is a story about the most important supporting structure in the animal world — bones. Thanks to the skeleton, numerous living creatures have occurred — fast runners, good flyers, outstanding swimmers, massive giants, agile hunters, skilful pawers, flexible slithers, and many more. Any visitor can explore many exciting and clever solutions for optimising supporting structures of different animals.

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11 Feb - 28 Mar

Opera, Ballet

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

11 Feb - 28 Mar
"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" is a fairytale-like rock ballet for parents and children alike. It is a joint project by the Riga Choreography School, the Emils Darzins' Music School and the Latvian National Opera.

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