“Rīga 2014” opening: Fire Sculpture Championship
Over the opening weekend, the Fire Sculpture Championship was taking place in Riga. It concluded on the evening of January 18, as the sculptures of each of the 12 participating teams were lit one by one by one and judged. The panel of judges deemed the work of the team from Russia, the sculpture entitled „The Abduction of Europe”, as the best. The team from Switzerland came second, but the sculpture by the Finnish team - third.