Baltic Sea Festival at the National Library of Latvia

12/08/2019
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Baltic Sea Festival
Baltic Sea Festival
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On 25 August you are kindly invited to the Baltic Sea Festival at the National Library of Latvia, in Rīga, Mūkusalas iela 3!

Participation is free of charge, but, please register (name, surname; e-mail) HERE.

Programme:

16:00 Nordic picnic
– Keynote by the opera singer Lars Eggen (Norway): "Opera far up in the Norwegian mountains, with no electricity, water or amplifi cation? It’s possible!"
– Opening of the exhibition "Water refl ections" by Tina Eskilsson (Sweden)
– Wine & snacks

17:00 Conversation about sustainability and the Baltic Sea
Participants: Dagnija Lejiņa (CEO and Co-founder of Digital Freedom Festival) & Māris Gailis (founder of the Žanis Lipke Memorial, Head of Richard Wagner society in Riga, and ex-PM)
Moderator: Fredrik Wadström from the Swedish Radio

18:00–18:15 Break

18:15 Richard Wagner's opera "Rhinegold" livestreamed from Berwaldhallen (Sweden). Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen (Finland)
 

The event will be in English with a translation to Latvian.

The Baltic Sea Festival is hosted and supported by: Embassy of Sweden in Riga, Norwegian Embassy in Riga, Nordic Council of Ministers' Office in Latvia, National Library of Latvia, Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture, Embassy of Finland in Riga.

 

Additional information:
Maija Kāle
Adviser
Nordic Council of Ministers' Office in Latvia
E-mail: maija@norden.lv
Phone: +371 26114496