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All-day Carnival in downtown Riga February 16

07.02.2013

 

Saturday, February 16, it will be Carnival in Riga for the very first time, with one and all invited to Bastejkalns Park for a full day of merriment featuring various attractions, games, contests and live music.

Saturday, February 16, it will be Carnival in Riga for the very first time, with one and all invited to Bastejkalns Park for a full day of merriment featuring various attractions, games, contests and live music.

Carnival will be capped by a Winter Ball.

Organized by the "Riga 2014" office along with "Lattelecom", everyone is being urged to come masked or in costume, preferably impersonating a symbol of Riga, for example, a black cat on the tip of a steeple roof. There will be workshops set up in the park where masks can be made, and there will be prizes for the best.

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