„Rīga 2014” warm-up at „Baltijas Vilnis” film festival in Lithuania
In order to invite visit Riga, films made by Latvian directors will be shown at the festival. „Mammu, es tevi mīlu” („Mum, I love you”) directed by Jānis Nords, „Mona” directed by Ināra Kolmane, „Pēdējā tempļa hronikas” („Chronicles of the last temple”) documentary directed by Dāvis Sīmanis and „Dokumentālists” („The documentarian”), a film made by Inese Kļava and Ivars Zviedris as well as Latvian animation.
Exhibition curated by The National Library of Latvia „Jūgendstils Latvijā” („Art Nouveau in Latvia”) will be curated in Nida in order to announce Riga as The European Capital of Culture. Art Nouveau architecture will be particularly emphasized at the exhibition, guests will be introduced with Art Nouveau influences in Latvian design and fine arts.
„Baltijas Vilnis” Festival will be held for the fifth time this year. Traditionally, the anniversary of The Baltic Way symbolizing the union of all three Baltic countries will be celebrated. Prime ministers from all Baltic countries support the „Baltijas Vilnis” idea, therefore, they have signed a common declaration dedicated to the twentienth anniversary of The Baltic Way.