Midsummer Night Celebration

It is the biggest summer festivity in Latvia offering to explore Midsummer customs and witness their power today, try out traditional recipes, make flower wreaths, enjoy bonfires, have fun playing games, learn folk songs with the refrain of “ligo” which means “to sway”, dance and sing together with popular music groups all the night long!

Everybody is invited to come along and join in the Midsummer Night’s celebrations!

More: www.iksd.riga.lv

 

Lattelecom Riga International Marathon

Since 2012 Riga Marathon has been awarded the prestigious International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Road Race Bronze Label. If you have never been to Riga then marathon or half-marathon could be a good reason to visit one of the most beautiful cities on the Baltic Sea coast. The route leads through the very centre of Riga City and runners can enjoy the charm of the old Hanseatic Town.

More: http://www.lattelecomrigasmaratons.lv/en/
 

Museum Night

Latvian museums both in the capital city and the regions take part in this event.  Museums are joined by other institutions preserving and popularising cultural heritage: theatres, concert halls, libraries, higher educational institutions. During Museum Night no admission is charged.

More: www.muzeju-nakts.lv