Song Festivals have taken place in Riga already since
1873 (except the year of 1895 when the Fourth Latvian Song
Festival took place in Jelgava), whereas Dance Festivals -
since 1948. Thereby, one of the Riga 800th anniversary's main
events will be Song and Dance Festival Riga 800. Latvian
Song Festival is the only true movement for confirming national
identity of our people.
in a hundred years, especially festive events are organised
in honour of the city. We are all destined to experience them.
We invite you to leave your mark in this festival, to participate
in the creation of this event and be present in its activities.
activities of the Song and Dance Festival Riga 800 will take
place from July 18 to 26. The main dance performance
One Sun, One Land will
take place on July 27 and 28 in Skonto stadium, whereas
the main concert of the Song Festival
- on July 29 on open-stage in Mezaparks.
by Nanete Neimane
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