Nearly 80 000 visitors and residents of Riga attended Midsummer's Eve celebration at the edge of Daugava, 11 November Embankment, say organizers of the event and police authorities. Therefore, the total number of visitors has exceeded by 20 000 people.
Many participants of Midsummer's Eve event could enjoy cultural programme presented by Latvian theatre, several well-known musicians and music bands. Popular songs of Latvian composer Raimonds Pauls performed by such artists as Laima Vaikule, Andris Ērglis and Maria Naumova were especially appreciated by the audience. The event "Līgosim Krastmalā!" ("Let's celebrate at the side of Daugava!") was also broadcasted on LNT TV channel.