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23 Sep

Markets

Mikelis Day Fair in Old Town Riga

23 Sep
Mikelis Day is celebrated during the autumn solstice, when the sun turns towards winter - this is the time when daytime and nighttime is the same length and the astronomical autumn sets in. This is an important time of the year for farmers, when the most important jobs have been completed before winter and it is time to celebrate the harvest. Market squares will be full of Latvian grown pumpkins, apples, pears, cranberries, cowberries and much more. The ladies of the house will be offering homemade jams, cheeses, traditional pastries and home-basked bread. Everyone will be able to enjoy and purchase fresh honey, as well as smoked meats and fish. Meanwhile, local craftsmen will also be on hand offering traditional and contemporary linens, ceramics, jewelry, wooden items and much, much more.

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08 Sep - 01 Oct

Exhibitions

Contemporary Art Festival "Survival Kit 9"

08 Sep - 01 Oct
This year, "Survival Kit 9", the biggest annual contemporary art exhibition in the Baltics, presents 24 internationally recognized, as well as emerging young artists. Among the works are both internationally known as well as specially commissioned new pieces aimed at broadening the perception of the world and learning from nature.

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03 Aug - 01 Oct

Exhibitions

Children's fashion exhibition - Children Around the World. 18th to 20th century.

03 Aug - 01 Oct
The exhibition will acquaint visitors with the caprices, twists and turns of children's fashion over three centuries - starting from the Rococo and Empire styles, to Crinoline and Art Noveau era clothing, to the variety of children's fashion styles in the 1900s.

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05 Aug - 29 Oct

Exhibitions

Exhibition - Gold Classics of Russian Art. 19th century.

05 Aug - 29 Oct
The conception of the exhibition is based on the desire to present the best in painting, graphic art and sculpting of masters from the 19th century, as well as the development of art and its thematic diversity throughout the century.

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11 Nov

Festivals, Festivities

11th of November - Lāčplēsis Day

11 Nov
On November 11 every year, Latvia lights up numerous candles to commemorate the Latvian army's victory over the West Russian Volunteer Army led by general Pavel Bermont-Avalov on November 11, 1919. On this day Latvia honours Latvian Freedom Fighters.

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17 Nov

Festivals, Festivities

Festival of Light Staro Rīga

17 Nov - 20 Nov
The festival of light "Staro Rīga" has become highly popular and anticipated among Rigans and tourists. "Staro Rīga" is an exhibition of outdoor installations, used to transform Riga's panorama using modern light and video technology.

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18 Nov

Festivals, Festivities

18 November — Proclamation Day of the Republic of Latvia

18 Nov
The Independence of Latvia was proclaimed on 18 November 1918 at the Latvian National Theatre. This day in Latvia is a public holiday — public institutions and the majority of private enterprises are closed, various events take place throughout the day.

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18 Nov

Festivals, Festivities

Festival of Light Staro Rīga

17 Nov - 20 Nov
The festival of light "Staro Rīga" has become highly popular and anticipated among Rigans and tourists. "Staro Rīga" is an exhibition of outdoor installations, used to transform Riga's panorama using modern light and video technology.

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19 Nov

Festivals, Festivities

Festival of Light Staro Rīga

17 Nov - 20 Nov
The festival of light "Staro Rīga" has become highly popular and anticipated among Rigans and tourists. "Staro Rīga" is an exhibition of outdoor installations, used to transform Riga's panorama using modern light and video technology.

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20 Nov

Festivals, Festivities

Festival of Light Staro Rīga

17 Nov - 20 Nov
The festival of light "Staro Rīga" has become highly popular and anticipated among Rigans and tourists. "Staro Rīga" is an exhibition of outdoor installations, used to transform Riga's panorama using modern light and video technology.

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08 Dec - 14 Jan

Exhibitions

The way through the Christmas Trees 2017

08 Dec - 14 Jan
The festival began 2010. with an aim to showcase various Christmas ornaments and promote creative expression in an urban environment. The idea behind the festival stems from the legend of Riga as the place that was first to introduce the Christmas tree in 1510, when the first tree was placed in the market square and decorated by members of the Blackheads order.

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06 Mar - 30 Dec

Exhibitions

Exhibition - Book in Latvia

06 Mar - 30 Dec
The National Library of Latvia permanent exhibition Book in Latvia is a story of the history of Latvian book in a global context, inspired by the new image of the library. At the center of the permanent exhibition is the book – both as a material object and as a social and spiritual phenomenon that has changed and is still changing society at large as well as individual lives and minds.

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