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Time: 
19:00

At the piano Juris Žvikovs — winner of international piano competitions, who has performed together with the best Latvian orchestras, as well as participated in several international music festivals.

Venue: 
Spīķeru koncertzāle
Address: 
Maskavas iela 4/1, Rīga, LV-1050
Target Group: 
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Last updated: 11.06.2014
Time: 
24.01. - 18:00
25.01. - 13:00; 16:00
26.01. - 16:00

Every year, the Riga Circus gathers the best of the best. On the competition days, visitors of the Riga Circus can enjoy the original and exciting circus performances of professional circus artists from various countries in the most diverse genres of circus art.

Venue: 
Rīgas cirks
Time: 
19:00

Richard Wagner started to compose his third opera in Riga, and exactly this work made him a world-renowned composer. The connection of the opera "Rienzi" and the composer with Riga is also highlighted in this production.

In Wagner's opus, "Rienzi" will introduce the year when Riga becomes the European Capital of Culture. The production includes not only compositions from the opera "Rienzi", but also electronic music of the new Latvian artist Voldemārs Johansons.

Venue: 
Latvijas Nacionālā opera
Time: 
15:00

Holidayexpress from Riga will arrive in Sigulda at 15:00, people will be able to go for a light walk in Sigulda or attend concerts and exhibitions in cultural institutions of Sigulda. In the castle of the Livonian Order it will be possible to view "Picto Facto" large-scalelightinstallations. At the stage of the castle ruins there will be a space where it will be possible to let special cultural power of 2014 into yourselves.

Venue: 
Sigulda
Date: 
19.01 - 20.04.2014
Time: 
Tuesday - Wednesday12:00 - 18:00
Thursday12:00 - 20:00
Friday12:00 - 18:00
Saturday - Sunday12:00 - 17:00

Sound installation "Heartbeats" is a reflection of crossing the border between life and death and the fragility of life.

Venue: 
Latvijas Nacionālā mākslas muzeja izstāžu zāle Arsenāls
Date: 
03.07 - 06.08.2014
Time: 
Tuesday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00

The exhibition is a reflection of the Latvian avant-garde art in the 20th and 21st centuries — these artists, who represent various generations where each of them is an art innovator of his time, give an insight into experimental or maybe even utopic artistic values and their historical change. 

Venue: 
Latvijas Nacionālā bibliotēka
Date: 
11.01 - 18.01.2014
Time: 
12:00 - 18:00

The symbolic campaign of people in which books from the old building of the National Library of Latvia (K. Barona Street 14) will be brought to the new modern building on the other bank of the River Daugava hand to hand will be one of the opening events of 2014.

The new building of the National Library of Latvia (Mūkusalas Street 3) is an important and new object of cultural infrastructure. Joining of hands for one purpose in the Baltic Way in 1989 brought independence. The joint chain of book friends will be a symbolic joining of hands and will confirm the value system in Riga and Latvia. Every inhabitant of Riga, Latvia and guests of Riga are invited to join hands for cultural values, their preservation and transfer to the next generations.

Venue: 
Rīga
Time: 
19:00

With the competent contemporary music genius and composer Normunds Šnē, masterpieces by European composers will shine in a new light, while oriental colours, scents, and decorations will be revealed by the powerful Latvian violinist Jana Ozoliņa in the Turkish composer Fazil Say's Violin Concerto 1001 Nights in the Harem.

Venue: 
Lielā ģilde
Time: 
17.01. - 18:00
18.01. - 13:00; 16:00
19.01. - 13:00

In the very heart of Riga there is a building where a true circus lives throughout the year! To celebrate the 125th anniversary of Riga Circus, special jubilee shows with artists from Latvia and other countries will take place.

Venue: 
Rīgas cirks
Date: 
17.01 - 20.04.2014
Time: 
Tuesday - Wednesday12:00 - 18:00
Thursday12:00 - 20:00
Friday12:00 - 18:00
Saturday - Sunday12:00 - 17:00

The project "1914" is one of the major events of the year of Riga as the European Capital of Culture. The central event of this project is an exhibition that comprises evidence in the form of visual arts from World War I as the starting point of Europe's historical, social and cultural development in the 20th century.

Venue: 
Latvijas Nacionālā mākslas muzeja izstāžu zāle Arsenāls