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01 Jul - 31 Aug

Riga Zoo

Feeding time at Riga Zoo

01 Jul - 31 Aug
The summer program at Riga Zoo will again feature daily ''demonstrations'' of the staff feeding the animals. An excellent opportunity to find out what giraffes eat, why the lemur has a striped tail, how wide can a hippo open its mouth, and the tricks that the seal named Puika has learned.

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03 Sep

Outdoor events

The Crafts Day. Day of Games and Playing

03 Sep
Every year in September this event gathers craftsmen from all parts of Latvia – blacksmiths, potters, carpenters, wicker-work craftsmen and weavers. Both masters and apprentices arrive at the museum to demonstrate their masterpieces, inviting both big and small ones to participate and also try out the ancient tools.

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03 Sep

Opera, Ballet

The Birds' Opera

03 Sep - 09 Dec
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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14 Sep

Events for children

Children's event series at Ziemeļblāzma Culture Center

08 Jul - 14 Sep

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15 Oct

Opera, Ballet

Ballet Performance "Karlsson Flies…"

15 Oct - 26 Nov
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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28 Oct

Opera, Ballet

Musical "The Sound of Music"

28 Oct - 16 Dec
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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29 Oct

Opera, Ballet

The Birds' Opera

03 Sep - 09 Dec
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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11 Nov

Opera, Ballet

Musical "The Sound of Music"

28 Oct - 16 Dec
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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12 Nov

Outdoor events

Celebration of the Day of Martini at the Ethnographic Open-Air Museum

12 Nov
Each year, celebrating Mārtiņi (Day of Martini) many people come together in the museum dressed up and wearing masks, singing and dancing in order to bring luck, prosperity and harmony to every farmstead. It is cold outside, but Mārtiņbērni are playful and active to scare away ghosts and other evil creatures.

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15 Nov - 18 Feb

Exhibitions

Exhibition - Reflection in Fish Scales

15 Nov - 18 Feb
This exhibition created by museum specialists allow visitors to view the wonders of Latvian nature, more specifically lakes and rivers. Playing the main role in the exhibition will be fish and other creatures which inhabit Latvian lakes and rivers. Visitors will also get acquainted with water plants which grow in freshwater lakes, as well as find out their importance in the survival of the eco-system. The exhibition also features fun games and activities, thus making its interesting for both young and old.

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26 Nov

Opera, Ballet

Ballet Performance "Karlsson Flies…"

15 Oct - 26 Nov
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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09 Dec

Opera, Ballet

The Birds' Opera

03 Sep - 09 Dec
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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16 Dec

Opera, Ballet

Musical "The Sound of Music"

28 Oct - 16 Dec
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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17 Dec

Outdoor events

Winter Solstice. Yule Log Eve

17 Dec
The winter solstice arrives at the Latvian Ethnographic Open-Air Museum with songs, games, rituals, fortune-telling and well-wishes.

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