The concert production “Pa dzintara ceļu... / Songs Along the Amber Road” is an exciting wandering along the mystical and legendary amber trade road, stretching through hundreds of years from the Baltic Sea to the ancient Egypt. The international concert show band “TālaMana” includes Laila Siliņa (Latvia/USA, voice, guitar, kokles), Jim Matus (Polija/ASV, Greek lute, guitar), Shane Shanahan (Ireland/USA, drums, “Silk Road Ensemble”), Timo Väänänen (Finland, kanteles). The programme includes ancient tales and legends, poetry, different folk melodies and modern arrangements – from lyrical Baltic songs to Mediterranean rhythms and oriental moods. Admission to the outdoor events will be free of charge.
Thematic division: Riga Carnival
Begins : 05.08.2014 21:00
Ends: 08.08.2014 21:00
- Urban Riga
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The second annual festival "Re Re Riga!" will run from the 6th to the 9th of August 2014, bringing together over sixty artists from twelve countries: Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, France, Great Britain, Turkey the United States and Latvia. The main venues of the festival are the Riga Congress Centre halls and outdoor square, and the Esplanade. Some of the shows will take place in other venues in the downtown, yet to be announced. By means of colour, sound, atmosphere and other forms of creativity, "Re Re Riga!" festival offers visitors to experience a miracle of art, meeting a broad variety of world cultures.
Web address: http://www.riga2014.org/PaDzintaraCelu_ReRE