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Programme of festive Easter events in Riga

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Аuthor: Ieva Čīka/LETAResidents and guests of Riga are invited to attend concerts, family events, creative workshops and exhibitions that will take place in churches, cultural centres, museums, parks and squares of Latvia’s capital this Easter.

Events will continue until April 21st, offering all residents and guests a rich variety of interesting sights, as reported by Riga City Council.

April 18th 11:30-14:30

Good Friday Ecumenical Prayer Walk. Route: St Jacob’s Cathedral – Jacob’s barracks – Bastion Hills – Latvian National Opera – Museum of the Occupation of Latvia – Dome Square.

April 18th 17:00

Ave Sol choir concert at St. Gertrude Old Church. Soloist Jānis Kurševs. Aigars Reinis plays the organ. Conductor Andris Veismanis. Entry free of charge.

April 18th 17:00

Agnus Dei concert at St. Peter’s Church. Morris Knolls Chorale (USA) youth choir to perform there. Entry free of charge.

April 19th 10:00-16:00

Kalnciema Street 35, Easter Kalnciema Quarter. 12:00-15:00 performance by Vītolu family. Games, attractions, creative workshops for children. Entry free of charge.

April 19th 11:00-19:00

Spīķeru Quarter: spring awakens the quarter. Creative workshops, theatrical performances and attractions for children, market of goods produced by Latvian craftsmen. Entry free of charge.

April 19th-20th 11:00-18:00

Riga Porcelain Museum: museum guests to be greeted by Bunny and Ghost of the Museum. 11:00-18:00 porcelain bunny painting workshop by Diana Boitmane. Entry free of charge; participation in the workshop from EUR 4.77 to EUR 10.67.

April 19th 15:00

Easter event in VEF Cultural Castle’s Chamber Hall – Swings of life. Event is dedicated to the 25th jubilee of Rija folklore group. Entry free of charge.

April 19th-20th 15:00

Easter concert in Riga Art Nouveau Museum. Entry free of charge.

April 20th 10:00-19:00

Easter swings at the Freedom Monument Square.

April 20th 14:00

‘Happy being together!’ concert in VEF Cultural Castle’s Large Halle. Entry cards are obtainable in Liesma National Dance and Music Club, Brivibas Street 70. For more information call 67313145.

April 20th 20:00

Riga St. Mary Magdalene Church, Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespers of St. Mary. Participants include Collegium Choro Musici Riga, Collegium Musicum Riga orchestra soloists. Conductor – Māris Kupčs. Entry free of charge.

April 21st 10:00-18:30

Easter Bunny 2014 dance sport competitions at VEF Cultural Castle. Entry fee EUR 5.

April 21st 14:00

Ave Ovum concert at the Small Guild Riga Cultural and National Art Centre. Entry free of charge.

April 21st 16:00

Easter concert in the Golden Hall of Riga Latvians Association. The concert will feature works by Antonio Vivaldi Introduzione e Gloria, Johann Sebastian Bach’s Jesu meine Freude, as well as compositions by Francois Couperin and Henry Purcell. Entry tickets EUR 5. Entry fees for students and pensioners EUR 2.


April 2nd – 22nd

Spring and Easter exhibition ‘Drīksti! Dīgsti!’ in the lobby of VEF Cultural Castle. Entry free of charge.

April 15th-20th

Special Easter exhibition in Riga Art Nouveau Museum. Entry permitted with a valid museum ticket.


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