Baltic Regional Meeting of Taizé Community in Riga

Description:
The Baltic regional meeting of the ecumenical Taizé Community will take place in Riga from the 26th to 28th of September, bringing together some 1,000 young people, ages 16 to 35, from Lithuania, Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, Russia, Germany, Estonia, Sweden, Latvia, and other countries. 
The meeting is the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia and Roman Catholic Church of Latvia present to Riga in the European Capital of Culture year.
The participants in the regional meeting in Riga will talk about and pray for social responsibility, sharing, and spiritual care for one another. The meeting’s central venue will be St. Peter’s Church where the participants in the meeting will come for daily prayers. Seminars and discussions will be held in various Riga churches, including in Riga Dom, St. John’s Church, St. Maria Magdalena Church, St. Gertrude Old Church, St. Jacob’s Cathedral and others. The programme of the regional meeting also includes tours of Riga and Jūrmala. Participants in the regional meeting will be staying with local families. Further information is at www.taizeriga2014.lv.

Thematic division: Without thematic division

Begins : 25.09.2014 21:00

Ends: 27.09.2014 21:00

Venue:

  • Church of St. Peter

Form of event:

  • Conference
  • Discussion / Lecture
  • Event

Category of event:

  • Music
  • Architecture
  • Participation of the public
  • Education
  • History
  • Tradition

Audience of event:

  • Youth

Project description:

The “Riga 2014” foundation in co-operation with the Ministry of Economy and State Tourism Development Agency are implementing the International Cultural Conferences Support Programme. The aim of the programme is to foster the image of Riga as a cultural metropolis and popularise Latvia around the globe. Within the framework of the programme, support is provided for quality international cultural events – congresses, conferences, meetings and competitions, involving internationally-acclaimed cultural workers and experts. 

Web address: http://riga2014.org/konferences

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