Rīga 2014 calls for valuable European Capital of Culture experience to be put to long-term public use

Author: adminDecember 1, 2014

At their press conference on Monday, 1 December, the Rīga 2014 organisers expressed their conviction that Rīga’s year as a European Capital of Culture and the implemented programme have been a success story for Rīga and Latvia and that this experience should be put to good use in the long term. As the end of […]


Author: adminJanuary 20, 2014

The opening events for our European Capital of Culture year proved successful, showing that culture is important to us and that we can act collectively. That was the message from Diāna Čivle, Director of the Rīga 2014 Foundation at a press conference on Monday, 20 January, looking back at the Rīga 2014 opening weekend.

The European Capital of Culture year kicks off with Rienzi. Rise and Fall.

Author: adminJanuary 16, 2014

On Friday, January 17, the European Capital of Culture year in Rīga was officially kicked off at the Latvian National Opera, with a production of Richard Wagner’s masterpiece Rienzi. Rise and Fall. The President of Latvia, and patron of the Capital of Culture, Andris Bērziņš, delivered a ceremonious address at the event.

Riga launches its culture-packed year!

Author: adminNovember 28, 2013

From books to the opera; from performances to fire sculptures; from WW1 art to environmental art. All this, and more, awaits you at the opening events of Rīga 2014, European Capital of Culture, from 17 to 19 January, both in Rīga and its official partner Sigulda! Force Majeure is the bold theme of Rīga’s year under […]

Latvian exposition of the Venice Biennale exhibited in Sigulda

Author: adminSeptember 5, 2013

Latvian exposition „Iekšējā brīvība. Rīgas iela Venēcijā” („Inner freedom. Riga Street in Venice”) is opened at Sigulda Rainis’ Park, 2 Raiņa Street. The exposition was presented at International Architecture Exhibition during the 13rd Venice Biennale in 2012 and was brought to Sigulda with the support of architect Līga Apine, „Rīga 2014” Foundation and „Other Side […]