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Date: 
18.07 - 20.07.2014

The 8th annual music and performing art festival in the Baltics, will once again be held in the coastal town of Salacgriva from July 18 to 20 this year.  

Positivus festival 2014
  • Positivus festival 2014
Positivus festival 2014
  • Positivus festival 2014
Positivus festival 2014
  • Positivus festival 2014
Positivus festival 2014
  • Positivus festival 2014
Positivus festival 2014
  • Positivus festival 2014
Positivus festival 2014
  • Positivus festival 2014
Positivus festival 2014
  • Positivus festival 2014
Positivus festival 2014
  • Positivus festival 2014

The three-day festival will once again feature some of the world’s top rock, indie and intelligent pop musicians, as well as many local acts from the Baltics.

The festival will gather many international music stars, like, for example, electronic music pioneers "Krafwerk", British pop-singer Ellie Goulding, English vocalist and guitarist Ann Calvi, as well as many other local and foreign musicians.

"Positivus" bestows a delicious mix of musical genres and an inimitable atmosphere upon the 30,000 that pass through its gates every year. The breathtaking scenery of the festival's location, set in the woods next to the beach of a beautiful coastal town, together with a friendly and open crowd makes it a different experience even for experienced festival-goers.

Venue: 
Salacgrīva
Address: 
Salacgrīva district, Salacgrīva
57"45'19 24"21'53
57.755238, 24.364819
  • Admission fee: 
    Paid
  • Payment methods: 
    • Bank transfer
    • Cash
    • Credit/debit card
Last updated: 11.06.2014

The 24th Nordea Riga Marathon, which has gained wide recognition in Europe, will be held on an internationally certified course, with its start and finish on the 11th of November Embankment.

Becoming part of the European Capital of Culture events programme, this year Nordea Riga Marathon will include Brivibas Street in its route. The symbolic Brivibas Street Cultural Kilometre, or the section between Stabu Street and the Old Town, will include a special music and performance programme which will show off the central street from a culturally different point of view.

Venue: 
Rīga
Time: 
18:00

 “Viatore”, which means “traveller”, is a project made up of students from the music acadmies of Copenhagen, Oslo, Vilnius and Riga. Every year the orchestra travels to a different country presenting Nordic and Baltic culture, introducing the rich cultural heritage and contemporary music from this region.

04.04., 18:00 - Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music

05.04., 18:00 - Baltais flīģelis in Sigulda

Venue: 
Jāzepa Vītola Latvijas Mūzikas akadēmija, Koncertzāle “Baltais flīģelis”, Siguldā

The pride of hotel Villa Joma is entirely renovated wooden house, which served as a small hotel already in the late 19th century. Hotel with the restaurant is located in the very heart of Jurmala - on the main promenade, only few minutes’ walk from the beach and Dzintari concert hall. Hotel’s façade and its interior represents wooden architecture that is characteristic only of this town. Every guest can enjoy unforgettable atmosphere enclosed by historical buildings and the unique nature of Jurmala.

  • Languages spoken: 
    • English
    • German
    • Latvian
    • Russian
  • Rooms total: 
    16
    Beds total: 
    45
Services: 
  • Access for disabled people
  • Bar
  • Car parking
  • Internet
  • Place to celebrate
  • Restaurant
Ratings:
Star rating: 
3
Tripadvisor rating: 
3
Member of Latvian Hotels and Restaurants Association: 
Yes
Date: 
07.09.2014
Time: 
Sunday09:00 - 17:00

On 7 September, between 9.00 am and 17.00 pm, the event will take place in the heart of Sigulda – the Celebration Square, as well as the rest of the city.

It is expected that around 6000 cyclists will take part in the event, most of which will be individuals, who enjoy active recreation and environment, who consider cycling as a great form of recreation after work or studies. Among the participants will also be many modern cyclists, who will match their clothing style to the theme of the event.

Under this year’s banner "Riga: European Captal of Culture", the annual "Nordea" Riga Marathon will open with the "Freedom Run" on Riga’s main street – Brīvības. The theme this year for the Run and the Marathon overall is "Running With A Song".

A special cultural programme awaits Marathon contenders of all distances on Brīvības from Stabu Street to Old Town, providing an opportunity for them to enjoy the event from the cultural, historic and entertainment angle.

"Nordea" Riga Marathon’s new track will retain the familiar and favourite start and finish lines on the riverside thoroughfare 11. Novembra krastmala, and along the way, Eksporta, Hanzas, Elizabetes, Zigfrīda Annas Meierovica Boulevard, Kaļķu Street, Vanšu Bridge, Krišjāņa Valdemāra Street, Ķīpsala, and Krasta Street.

Runners have their choice of four distances: marathon (42km 195m), half-marathon (21 km 097.5 m), 10 km and/or 5 km.

Venue: 
Brīvības street - from Stabu Street to Old Town
Date: 
11.08.2014

On 11 August, at the opening of the 10th jubilee festival "Summertime - Inese Galante presents", the special honour to "Riga 2014", Mozart’s "Requiem" - prayer for the Baltic Sea, will be played.

Inese Galante (soprano, Latvia), tenor Andreas Schager (bass, Austria), Egils Siliņš (bass, Latvia), mezzo-soprano Ann Hallenber (Sweden) and Evelino Pido (Italy), as well as the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, will take part in the performance.

Venue: 
Dzintari Concert Hall
Date: 
07.09.2014

During the project, "Organ music in the sign of BACH" ("Ērģeļmūzika BACH zīmē"), in Dubulti Evangelical Lutheran Church, the premiere of the new trilogy’s part for Dubulti, composed by Rihards Dubra.

This concert series (Latvian: "Ērģeļmūzika Baha zīmē") in 2014 co-joins three churches in Latvia – Dubulti Evangelical, Riga Dome Cathedral and Liepaja Holy Trinity. From May to September, new works will be premiered there, making up a new series - "Latvian Trilogy for Organ".

The project will bring together more than 20 organists, as well as quire, soloists, individual musicians and Latvian National Symphony orchestra.

Venue: 
Dubulti Evangelical Lutheran Church
Date: 
27.07.2014
10.08.2014
24.08.2014

"Organ music in the sign of BACH" - concert programme in Dubulti Evangelical Lutheran Church.

This concert series (Latvian: "Ērģeļmūzika Baha zīmē") in 2014 co-joins three churches in Latvia – Dubulti Evangelical, Riga Dome Cathedral and Liepaja Holy Trinity. From May to September, new works will be premiered there, making up a new series - "Latvian Trilogy for Organ".

The project will bring together more than 20 organists, as well as quire, soloists, individual musicians and Latvian National Symphony orchestra.

Venue: 
Dubulti Evangelical Lutheran Church
Date: 
25.07.2014
08.08.2014
29.08.2014

"Organ music in the sign of BACH" - concert programme in Riga Dome Cathedral.

This concert series (Latvian: "Ērģeļmūzika Baha zīmē") in 2014 co-joins three churches in Latvia – Dubulti Evangelical, Riga Dome Cathedral and Liepaja Holy Trinity. From May to September, new works will be premiered there, making up a new series - "Latvian Trilogy for Organ".

The project will bring together more than 20 organists, as well as quire, soloists, individual musicians and Latvian National Symphony orchestra.

Venue: 
Riga Dome Cathedral