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200,000 attend Riga City Festival


Around 200,000 people attended the Riga City Festival from August 16 to August 18, the Riga City Council informed LETA.

160,000 attended the festival's gala events on the Daugava Embankment.

According to the State Police, the festival passed peacefully and there were no serious incidents.

Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs (Harmony Center) expresses his gratitude to Riga City Festival organizers, participants, artists, State Police and Municipal Police officers, medics and public utility services for their efforts during the festival and Rigans for attending Riga's 812th anniversary.