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In honor of Vērmanes Garden Park’s 200th birthday, on August 19th and 20th of Riga City Festival Vērmanes Garden Park will host “Flowers for Vērmane” event; which will offer a multitude of activities, attractions, street artists’ concerts and a variety of concerts and performances for the whole family. 

 

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On Friday, August 18 Riga City Festival 2017 will start with the concert “A Summer Night’s Dream” in Vērmanes Garden Park and impressive fire installations created by French artists in Arkādijas Garden Park. Riga residents and the city’s guests are invited to visit a wide variety of events at 11. novembra krastmala, Vērmanes Garden Park and other parks, squares and city neighbourhoods during the three days of celebration. 

 

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Saturday, August 19th, in cooperation with the best restaurants of Riga, the Riga Festival Restaurant opens its doors for the fourth time at Spīķeri Central Square. Just as before, the main theme will be “With nature on plate”, which marks the Riga – Gauja region acquired title of the European Region of Gastronomy 2017. 

 

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In order to get acquainted with the seafaring history and traditions during Riga City Festival it is indispensable to go to the festival of historical sailing ships “Baltic Sail Riga 2017”. The project’s coordinator Sabīne Plinere will tell more about this event.

 

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During Riga City Festival Arkādijas Garden Park’s every-day atmosphere will transform into a medley of live fire and light installations. Madara Gruntmane, “I Did It” association and this event’s producer, tells us about event “Cie Carabosse” Fire installations. 

 

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