Underground Riga


Walls don’t talk – but people do. Žanis Lipke Memorial will host the exhibition “Pagrīdes Rīga” (Underground Riga) about hiding places around Riga in the 20th century, as well as the chance to join excursions around these hiding places, guided by historian Gustava Strenga. The virtual map is available on the website of the memorial. 

Tour dates and languages:
25.09 LV
27.09 EN
06.10 LV 
13.10 LV

All tours start at the Esplanade at 2 p.m., tour duration is approximately 90 minutes.

Thematic division: Freedom Street

Begins : 24.09.2014 21:00

Ends: 30.12.2014 22:00


  • Society 'Žaņa Lipkes memoriāls' adress Mazais Balasta dambis 8

Form of event:

  • Object in the city environment
  • Discussion / Lecture
  • Event
  • Exhibition

Category of event:

  • Education
  • History
  • Multimedia

Audience of event:

  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

As part of the “Voices from the dark or Žanis Lipke circle quadrature” composer Arturs Maskats has composed the dedication “Midnight in Riga”, which will be performed by chamber orchestra “Kremerata Baltica” with Gidon Kremer as lead. The book “Puika ar suni. Stāsts par nosargātu noslēpumu” (The boy with the dog. A tale of the secret well kept) for readers between the ages of 8 and 15 years old will be presented also. Other expos will be hosted by the Žanis Lipke Memorial as well and visitors will be able to go on excursions of the hiding places together with historian Gustavs Strenga.

Web address: http://www.riga2014.org/ZanisLipke



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