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23 Feb

Festivals, Festivities

International craft beer and folk festival "Metenis"

23 Feb - 24 Feb
Metenis is an ancient baltic tribe way of greeting the spring. For the fourth year Labietis, alongside with other regional craft breweries, and folk themed artists celebrate this seasonal festivity in the centre of Riga, in the vicinity of "Labietis" brewpub.

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23 Feb

Concerts (classical)

LNSO. Osokins + Osokins. Piano + Piano.

23 Feb
A performance of Karlsons’s Dances of Life and Death, which touches upon the courage and fate of Spanish national hero El Cid. The father and son piano duo will also perform the solo of Poulenc’s exciting Concerto for Two Pianos. Also on the program will be Stravinsky’s Petrushka, like a clown, struck by jealousy, who goes places he shouldn’t and does things he shouldn’t do. An evening of symphonic music with an equally symphonic ambit. All of this under the watchful eye of LNSO conductor Guntis Kuzma.

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24 Feb

Festivals, Festivities

International craft beer and folk festival "Metenis"

23 Feb - 24 Feb
Metenis is an ancient baltic tribe way of greeting the spring. For the fourth year Labietis, alongside with other regional craft breweries, and folk themed artists celebrate this seasonal festivity in the centre of Riga, in the vicinity of "Labietis" brewpub.

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02 Feb - 27 Feb

Exhibitions

Andrey Nadezhdinsky solo exhibition - Golden Spider Web

02 Feb - 27 Feb
In his works, Andrey Nadezhdinsky combines the art of jewelry, sculpting and graphic arts. The materials used to make the artist's creations is something to wonder at - spider webs and gold.

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10 Mar

Opera, Ballet

Opera Rake's Progress

15 Feb - 13 Jun
The story concerns the decline and fall of one Tom Rakewell, who deserts Anne Trulove for the delights of London in the company of Nick Shadow, who turns out to be the Devil. The opera that was first performed at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice in 1951, was based loosely on the eight paintings and engravings A Rake’s Progress of the 18th century artist William Hogarth, which Stravinsky had seen in 1947 in a Chicago exhibition. At the Latvian National Opera, this opera will be staged for the first time.

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15 Apr

Opera, Ballet

Opera Rake's Progress

15 Feb - 13 Jun
The story concerns the decline and fall of one Tom Rakewell, who deserts Anne Trulove for the delights of London in the company of Nick Shadow, who turns out to be the Devil. The opera that was first performed at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice in 1951, was based loosely on the eight paintings and engravings A Rake’s Progress of the 18th century artist William Hogarth, which Stravinsky had seen in 1947 in a Chicago exhibition. At the Latvian National Opera, this opera will be staged for the first time.

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13 Jun

Opera, Ballet

Opera Rake's Progress

15 Feb - 13 Jun
The story concerns the decline and fall of one Tom Rakewell, who deserts Anne Trulove for the delights of London in the company of Nick Shadow, who turns out to be the Devil. The opera that was first performed at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice in 1951, was based loosely on the eight paintings and engravings A Rake’s Progress of the 18th century artist William Hogarth, which Stravinsky had seen in 1947 in a Chicago exhibition. At the Latvian National Opera, this opera will be staged for the first time.

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22 Feb

Opera, Ballet

Ballet for the whole family "Coppélia"

22 Feb
Léo Delibes's Coppélia, which is once again returning to the LNO's stage, is a classic reading of the E.T.A.Hoffmann's story The Sandman. The revival of the production - where our troupe's best soloists will perform the story of the young heartbreaker Franz and his beloved, Svanilde - will be comical, colorful, and full of life. The characters enter a whirlwind of misunderstandings when Svanilde's beauty is overshadowed by the magic of the mysterious Doctor Coppélius's daughter, Coppélia.

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23 Feb

Trade Fairs

International education fair - Skola 2018 (School 2018)

23 Feb - 25 Feb
The education fair will provide anyone wishing to study and gain new knowledge with comprehensive information about the available study programs, language classes, distance learning and e-learning opportunities in Latvia and abroad, and will help to find the education establishment best suited to one's needs.

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23 Feb

Trade Fairs

Latvian Book Fair 2018, an international book and publishing fair

23 Feb - 25 Feb
Latvian Book Fair is the key event of the publishing industry in Latvia that brings together Latvian and foreign book publishers, book sellers and companies doing business related to the book industry. In addition to books, the exhibition also includes intellectual games, in particular those that help develop reading skills, development and educational aids, as well as products for creative hobbies.

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23 Feb

Opera, Ballet

Ballet Scheherazade and her Tales

23 Feb
Shahriyar, the Sultan of ancient Persia, is left bitter after being betrayed by an unfaithful wife. For this reason, each night he marries an innocent virgin, only to have her beheaded the following morning. This pattern continues until he meets his vizier’s oldest daughter, Scheherazade, who is able to conquer and soften the sultan’s hardened heart with her stories and myths...

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24 Feb

Markets

Fair at Kalnciems District

17 Feb - 30 Jun
Every Saturday, Latvian farmers offer local goods at the Kalnciems Quarter Fair, and craftsmen come to sell unique pieces of handiwork. Children are invited to participate in creative workshops, free of charge, and to ride a colorful merry-go-round. The theme of the fair changes to reflect seasonal festivals, during which there also are concerts, exhibitions, open-air plays, and other activities taking place at the fair.

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24 Feb

Trade Fairs

International education fair - Skola 2018 (School 2018)

23 Feb - 25 Feb
The education fair will provide anyone wishing to study and gain new knowledge with comprehensive information about the available study programs, language classes, distance learning and e-learning opportunities in Latvia and abroad, and will help to find the education establishment best suited to one's needs.

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24 Feb

Trade Fairs

Latvian Book Fair 2018, an international book and publishing fair

23 Feb - 25 Feb
Latvian Book Fair is the key event of the publishing industry in Latvia that brings together Latvian and foreign book publishers, book sellers and companies doing business related to the book industry. In addition to books, the exhibition also includes intellectual games, in particular those that help develop reading skills, development and educational aids, as well as products for creative hobbies.

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24 Feb

Opera, Ballet

Musical "The Sound of Music"

11 Feb - 08 Apr
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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24 Feb

Concerts (classical)

Concerts on Sauer organ

10 Feb - 24 Feb
Old St. Gertrude's Church is home to the largest Sauer organ in Latvia, built by Sauer in 1906. Before the Riga Dome Cathedral became a concert hall in 1962, old St. Gertrude Church was the main organ concert venue in Riga.

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24 Feb

Concerts (classical)

Viennese classic. Sinfonietta Rīga. Mozart, Schubert, Berg

24 Feb
Kristian Bezuidenhout was born in South Africa, studied in Australia and New York, lives in London and dazzles audiences in the world's greatest concert halls and festivals. Under the brilliant pianist's masterly touch, the piano as well as harpsichord and especially fortepiano, sing out in the most extraordinary voices. In addition, Bezuidenhout is a well-known Mozart expert.

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24 Feb

Opera, Ballet

Opera Nabucco

24 Feb
"I can say with a certainty that this opera marked the beginning of my career" as a composer -said Giuseppe Verdi. In 1840, after the death of both children and his wife, Giuseppe Verdi is stricken by a deep depression. Only after two years - in 1842, the composer overcomes his crises, settles down to work and writes Nabucco. The resounding triumph after the performance of Nabucco opened the era of glory for Giuseppe Verdi's operas.

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25 Feb

Trade Fairs

International education fair - Skola 2018 (School 2018)

23 Feb - 25 Feb
The education fair will provide anyone wishing to study and gain new knowledge with comprehensive information about the available study programs, language classes, distance learning and e-learning opportunities in Latvia and abroad, and will help to find the education establishment best suited to one's needs.

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25 Feb

Trade Fairs

Latvian Book Fair 2018, an international book and publishing fair

23 Feb - 25 Feb
Latvian Book Fair is the key event of the publishing industry in Latvia that brings together Latvian and foreign book publishers, book sellers and companies doing business related to the book industry. In addition to books, the exhibition also includes intellectual games, in particular those that help develop reading skills, development and educational aids, as well as products for creative hobbies.

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25 Feb

Opera, Ballet

Ballet Performance "Karlsson Flies…"

25 Feb - 25 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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04 Dec - 28 Feb

Exhibitions

Contemporary jewelry exhibition - Heartbeats In Winter Mittens

04 Dec - 28 Feb
Different Latvian and international jewelry artists leave their footprints in the snow at the exhibition Heartbeats in Winter Mittens.

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28 Feb

Concerts (classical)

Latvian National Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky and Fedoseyev's paradigm

28 Feb
It’s not just audiences that love Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto; violinists enjoy it too. Featuring a solo by Taiwan-born Yu-Chien Tseng, who won the second prize in the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 2015 (the first prize was not awarded). In addition, Shostakovich’s Symphony no. 10: a few months after Stalin’s death in March, 1953, Shostakovich began working on one of his most profound compositions. The entire program is led by maestro Fedoseyev, who is always a welcome guest in Riga.

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01 Mar - 04 Mar

Events in Sigulda

FIS Baltic Cup 2018 in alpine skiing

01 Mar - 04 Mar
The Baltic Cup in alpine skiing is included on the International Ski Federation's (FIS) calendar. The FIS season calendar includes dozens of competitions throughout the world, with over 450 of the world's best skiers competing in them. In 2018, the Baltic Cup will take place in three stages - the first an indoor stage at the Snow Arena track in Lithuania, the second at the City Track in Sigulda, and the third at the Pyha track in Finland.

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