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An unusual concert takes place in the old Riga, gnomes swept through all cities of Latvia, can bake gingerbread, watch shows and give nice congratulations to family and friends. Christmas is meant for good things.

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"Christmas Orchestra" in old Riga

  • when: December 8th
  • What time: 14.00 hours.
  • at which: Dom square in Riga.
  • offerOn the Christmas Eve of the Big Christmas Eve at the Domplein, more than 100 Tubists and Ephonists from all over Latvia gather for the fourth time the world famous and exciting musical event "Christmas Tables & # 39 ;. The impressive metal orchestra of wind instruments with a low but warm and rich sound will satisfy every listener. The heart of the popular Christmas songs is invited to the vocalist Normunds Rutulis, but the event is led by Walter Krauze, experienced and professional artists, amateurs and music school students from more than 14 locations in Latvia – Baltinavas, Balvīņi gather together on Doma Square in the orchestra. , Birzgales, Jaunpiebalga, Ludza, Marupe, Plavinas, Rezekne, Rūjiena, Strenči, Talsi, Tukums, Ventspils, but also from Riga, this group will be accompanied by musicians from Estonia.
  • Price: Free

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Christmas Dwarf Creative Workshop

  • when: December 8th
  • What time: 11 am.
  • at which: Rainy and Aspazija summer cottage on 5/7 J. Pliekšana street, Majori, Jurmala.
  • offer: Infants and primary school children and families are invited to work together during the Christmas Dwarf Workshop. Together with museum pedagogues, Christmas gnomes will be welcomed, tree decorations will be decorated and we will decorate our own Christmas tree – the princess, listen to Rainy's winter poems, turn the snow into a swarm of whirlwinds and create their Christmas miracle – a blizzard. There will be tea and gingerbread! Pre-registration via telephone. +37167764295 or [email protected]
  • Price: 1 euro. The parents who bring the child enter the museum free of charge.

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Nikolay & # 39; s Day in the Castle

  • when: December 8th
  • What time: 12:00 to 14:00
  • at which: Livonian Order Castle, Jana Street 17, Ventspils.
  • offer: Dinner workshop, baking of apple and gingerbread, Ventspils Creation House Choreography ensemble "Konfeti" and M. Rebhūna Studio.
  • Price: 2.50 and 1.50 euros, family card 5 euros.

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Pre-holiday lesson "Mazā Mara"

  • when: December 8th
  • What time: 12:00.
  • at which: Latvian National Historical Museum, Brivibas Boulevard 32, Riga.
  • offer: The "Museum for the Family" cycle is already the traditional graduation class "Mazā Mara". Christmas is always welcome – small and large, they bring pleasant surprises. To be there, you have to play a bit! When the family comes to the ornate tree and opens the gift bag, everyone counts a poem. The museum offers children the poem "Little Mara" by Janis Jaunsudrabins, which tells about the adventure of a little girl on a winter day in Riga. By reading the poem correctly, you can begin the journey and fall into Latvia in the 20th and 30th centuries of the last century. Each year, the participants in the lesson together decorate the Christmas tree of the museum and can make a nice Christmas greeting.
  • Price: Family ticket for 4 euros, regardless of family members.

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Christmas greetings card workshop

  • when: December 8th
  • What time: From 12:00 to 13:30
  • at which: House of the European Union, 1st floor, Aspazijas Boulevard 28, Riga.
  • offer: Invites families with children, as well as anyone interested in visiting the Christmas card workshop of the social company "Palīdzēsim.lv". Christmas greetings cards made during the workshop can either keep themselves or donate to the foundation "Palīdzēsim.lv", which they sell on charity markets. The organization will pursue different social objectives through the funds obtained. The number of workshops is limited! Apply by e-mail [email protected].
  • Price: Free

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Neighbor Christmas in Grizinkalns

  • when: December 8th
  • What time: 10:00 to 16:00
  • at which: Augšiela 1, on the territory of the Daugava stadium, in Riga.
  • offer: Christmas warming event. During the event, visitors will have the opportunity to take part in various thematic creative workshops, painted gingerbreads and making Christmas decorations, to get acquainted with the basic principles of robotics at the International Innovation School workshop or the secret of natural colors led by Kreidezeit Riga and the forces to test for the drumming of the Angie Gravel Drum School! The puppet theater "Ziluks" and the Riga Youth Puppet theater "I" provide the chilling atmosphere, but the informal neighborhood association "Rumpmuižas Market Orchestra" will offer a musical surprise. Both the outdoor stadium and the indoor stadium will also have a festive fest, with visitors delicious and delicious items, as well as handicrafts made by Christmas gifts. Sellers have neighbors from both Grizinkalns and Avots, as well as more and more places in Latvia. The most active members of the nearby fleet market will also participate in a small part.
  • Price: Free

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Programming lesson

  • when: December 8th
  • What time: From 10.00 to 12.15
  • at which: In the new Teika, in the coping room & # 39; Teachings & # 39; on G.Zemgala gatve 78 in Riga.
  • offer: The school children "Learn IT" organize free program workshops for children from 9 to 13 years old. Young people are encouraged to bring their portable computer or tablet, but if that is not the case, they receive lessons from the organizers. Parents are invited to participate in the classroom. Check-in is mandatory. Log in a programming time here.
  • Price: Free

Photograph by R. Spakovsky / LTV

Christmas tree burning in Jekabpils

  • when: December 8th
  • What time: 5 pm.
  • at which: In Jekabpils
  • offer: After burning the fir everyone is invited to enjoy the "Fairy Tale" concert program for families "Shrek Christmas". On this day we will not only illuminate the central fir of the city, but also special actions "My spar is Your sprout" to change into a special firing story of the Kena park. From noon From 12.00 to 16.00 the Christmas market is open in Kena Park, where you can buy gingerbread, hot drinks, wooden toys, knitwear and other beautiful and fun Christmas items. & # 39; Afternoon 13.00 Jekabpils businessmen, organizations and associations decorated spruce will be discovered in Kena Park. The fairies will be invited to look at the cherry trees until. 4 pm works at the Kena Park stage. Every little Jekabpilietis is invited to feel the true "Christmas fairy tale" – to play, to have fun and to play with Tiger and Winnie the Pooh, the development and holiday center of children "Palla". All people can meet Santa, who can take a picture. After a short time at the Jekabpils Art School, the photo card is available in printed form at no extra cost. Visitors can also participate in various competitions during the event.
  • Price: Free

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Musical sounds

  • when: December 8th
  • What time: 12.00 and 15.00
  • at which: Opera and Ballet Theater, Aspazijas bulvaris 3, Riga.
  • offer: Meet the lively Mary, Captain von Trapp and his children, as well as other characters from Rihard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein's world-famous musical "Musical Songs" in the Latvian National Opera concert for the whole family!
  • Price: 2.50, 6 and 8 euros.

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Forest Dwarf & # 39; s Secret

  • when: December 8th
  • What time: 14.00 hours.
  • at which: Madona Cultural House 12 Raiņa Street, Riga.
  • offer: Puppetry for children. Forest residents have a lot of work this year – greetings, letters to stack piles, which have to be delivered at the edges of the edge. Dwarves themselves, and never received a Christmas card … But this surprise surprise on this occasion … It is a mystery that you will discover when watching the show.
  • Price: 5, 7 and 8 euros.

Photo: LETA, Eddy Palen

Concert show for children "Kropotkins stories"

  • when: December 8th
  • What time: 5 pm.
  • at which: Sigulda Concert Hall "White Plinth" on Swiss Street 19, Riga.
  • offer: Russian aristocracy – The roots of the Kropotkin family can be found in the ancient antiquity of the Smolensk region. Nikolai Kropotkin was born in the family of Kharkiv governor Dmitry Kropotkin and his wife Olga, born Borhas. Nikolai Kropotkin served in the Russian state service from 1892. During the revolution of 1905, Nikolai Kropotkin actively defended the interests of the landlords and predecessors of the area. From 1907 to 1912 he was deputy governor of the province of Kurzeme, but from 1912 to 1915 he was deputy governor of the Vidzeme government. The father had, through a marriage with Olga Borh, acquired Sigulda Manor with the new Sigulda castle. Nikolai inherited it in 1898 with the death of his mother. Sigüdi as a resort developed in a penetrating way and promoted as "Vidzeme Switzerland". We have built a hotel, a lagoon course, hiking trails and other infrastructure, including the use of money from the buyout of farmers. That is why Sigulda composers and the younger generation have come together to inspire the great work and life of this aristocratic personality in our city to create our story and build a generational link between the coasts of Sigulda's history and the events of today.
  • Price: From 4 to 6 euros.

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Wonderwork "Diamond Seed"

  • when: December 8th
  • What time: 12:00.
  • at which: Rainy and Aspazija house in Riga, Baznicas Street 30, Riga.
  • offer: Families with preschool and primary school children are invited to the workshop poetry and art. The workshop painting and mask cooking is like a journey into the unknown, whose starting point is hidden in the poem "Zelta Sietiņš" in Rainis. Each participant will be able to see the world "through the eyes of the pencil" and transform it together with artist Eva Vēveris, but in the end the participants will be glamorous celebrations in which they can meet themselves and others who are already pretty glistening. The workshop lasts two hours. Parents are encouraged to actively participate. Designed to work with luminous colors, it is advisable to come in clothes that are not afraid to lubricate. You will be able to change. Request to submit an application in advance by e-mail [email protected] or by calling 29572469.
  • Price: For families with children 3 euros.

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Museum activities in the Aluksne museum

  • when: December 8th
  • What time: 10 am.
  • at which: Aluksne Museum in Pilsiela 74, Aluksne.
  • offer: Two museological educational themes, one: "Tautumeitas zuvējas" to get acquainted with the Latvian folk costumes, the ingredients, the clothing traditions and the collection of Austrian Lindes of the governor of the province – 120 dolls in Latvian national costumes at the exposition "Of the exiles in Latvia – Austrian Linds & # 39; 120 minions of the daughters of the people". The second theme is "Uzbur Christmas Light" to introduce children to the importance of light in solstice, Christmas celebration traditions and festive decorations. Celebrate the spirit of cooking gingerbread and making different candles.
  • Price: For adults € 2.50, for students, students, pensioners € 1.

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Draw the edges together with the authors of the book "Above the earth"

  • when: December 8th
  • What time: From 11:00 to 15:00
  • at which: Restaurant "Herbarium" on Dzirnavu street 67, Riga.
  • offer: All interested people are invited to the drawing with the authors of the book. The possibility to view and buy books, informal talks and tournaments are held at the Herbarium restaurant, a site that shows many of the tops above the "Earth above". The children's book to get to know Riga – "Higher than the earth" – is published in "Droši un koši", the publishing house, which can be used as a guide to get to know Riga and as a fascinating reading material and reference book. "Higher than the Earth" is an entertaining story about a colorful three-year family visiting the Riga Summit, and learns a lot about Riga's architecture, history, and various areas related to the development of his private drama. functions of the respective houses.
  • Price: Free

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Visit the Puppet Theater!

In the Puppet Theater at the weekend "And Again Pifs", "Cider & # 39; s Spring" and others are shown. Repertoire and ticket prices can be found here.

Photo: Sandia Veipa

Lesson "I and Art I"

  • when: December 8th
  • What time: From 12:00 to 15:00
  • at which: The Latvian National Art Museum, Janis Rozentåls square 1, Riga.
  • offer: The program offers children the opportunity to get to know art better through their personal experiences. Museum permanent exhibitions and exhibitions during lessons become the objects of research objects and their drawing tasks. In this way you can – by looking, thinking, drawing – learning more about the process of making art, the internal structure of artworks, the personalities of authors and the context of time. The teaching structure consists of a teacher's narration about the subject of the day and the accompanying drawing task – a copy, free interpretation or creative work determined by the particularities of the chosen theme. It is very important that the children focus on one work of art during the lesson, try to see and inspire as many nianse as possible to make their own drawings. The work of each member of the class always succeeds, because it is all about the process and the pleasure of drawing! The lessons are led by the artist and museum teacher Diāna Dimza-Dimme. The lesson is for children under 10 years.
  • Price: 2 euros.

Photo: Sandia Veipa

Lesson "I and Art II"

  • when: December 8th
  • What time: From 12:00 to 15:00
  • at which: The Latvian National Art Museum, Janis Rozentåls square 1, Riga.
  • offer: The program is for adults and children from 10 years old. It is designed in such a way that the visitor discloses art through personal experience. The topics of the lesson relate to museum exhibitions and exhibitions. Each theme helps to understand a certain edge of art – compositions, content or creativity. By looking at the originals, the thinking and, above all, by making them, it is gradually possible to learn the artificial language that is used by different authors at different times. It gives visitors an idea of ​​both the plastic and diverse nature of art, and the fact that each person has creative potential and skills that can be developed. The lesson is given by the artist and museum teacher Baiba Sprance. Bear with oil pastel.
  • Price: 2 euros.

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Fairy-tale morning "Little Gourmand"

  • when: December 9th
  • What time: 12:00.
  • at which: Museum "Riga Art Nouveau Center"
  • offer: Invites families with children to get acquainted with the fascinating story of Albert Kronenberg "Little Ganges", performed by the Latvian national theater actor Zigurd Naimman. Actor Zigurd Neumann invites families to baptize in the baptism of their children, while living with a small pasture for exciting strokes. "Little Grasshopper" is a story about a journey and absolute or incredible adventures. The little boar finds different creatures on the way and comes in the air as well as in the fish in the stomach. If you find your little bunny, the bird learns the world and yourself. The ingenious and romantic work is interesting for both large and small and offers fun moments of life for the whole family. The sensual sense of humor and the loud message from Alberta Kronenberg make it possible to experience true joy with a small pig on the way. Everyone is interested in the event, but especially children in the age of 4 to 10 years, as well as their parents or accompanying persons. The number of places is limited, so sign up for participation by calling +371 67181465 or by e-mail. [email protected]
  • Price: 3 Euro.

Kerstraces

  • when: December 9th
  • What time: The race starts at 11.30 am for the event before 10.30 am.
  • at which: Dom square in Riga.
  • offer: Sign up for a charity race for Santa Claus and receive a membership ticket that is now a gift. Santa costume is included in the ticket price. The costumes are available in Riga at the following locations: ERGO office, Skanstes street 50 (on working days from 9.00 – 16.30); & # 39; & # 39; Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel & # 39 ;, Kuģu street 24; Tallink Hotel Riga, Elizabetes street 24. All participants in the race are not only united by the fact that they are dressed in Santa costumes, but also the goal – to help children with mobility problems, giving them the opportunity to learn walking skills on the modern walking robot & # 39; & # 39; G -EO system & # 39; & # 39 ;.
  • Price: From 15 to 360 euros.

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Planet No.85

  • when: December 9th
  • What time: 13.00.
  • at which: The national theater at Kronvalda Boulevard 2, Riga.
  • offer: Someone has a wonderful opportunity to travel on time. During this trip he meets his parents and grandparents. Meet your past and your ancestors – to find the way back to yourself and your nature. And to understand how wonderful and worth it is actually his life. But in the past, Krisjany is not just waiting for his parents and grandparents. There are also very strange and unknown but very nice and friendly characters in the form of music, such as cat Indriķis and the crazy Cheburashka. Not to mention the very strange onkle called Leonid Brezhnev, who is not at all sinister, but confused and angry. Kṛṣṇa will have to help them all, their parents and themselves – so that he can be born in the future.
  • Price: From 5 to 17 euros.

Top Show & # 39; Silver Skates & # 39; in the National Theater

Silver skates

  • when: December 9th
  • What time: 12.00 and 17.00
  • at which: The national theater at Kronvalda Boulevard 2, Riga.
  • offer: One of the most famous Christmas stories that takes you to 19th-century Holland – the cold channels through which children walk on skis, windmills run in winter winters and houses where young Dutch children die, are warmly dressed and happy. Only on the outskirts of the city, half autumn and gray, is a poor-looking house with little sadness, her sweet brother Hans, his always worried, tired mother and sick father who has lost the memory of the dam after an accident and does not remember where he was left behind. I have forged the amount of money.
  • Price: From 3 to 15 May.

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Exhibition "Alūksne Banys Station"

  • when: December 9th
  • What time: 10:00 to 17:00
  • at which: Alūksne Banish Station, Jāņkalna Street 52, Alūksne.
  • offer: Multimedia exhibition in life stories and in the era of scenes, photos & video reports. Discover the facts of railway history. Hear the unique 10 station stories. See who Banytis was a friend, helper, workplace and source of inspiration. Mandatory prior login telephone. +37125669604
  • Price: 4 and 6 euros.

Photo by Iveta Pērkone

Ināra Liepas puppet show "A fairy tale in Aizpute"

  • when: By 16 February.
  • at which: Aizpute Tourism Information and Lifelong Learning Center, Atmodas street 16, Aizpute.
  • offer: The exhibition in Aizpute is specially prepared, in which the works of the author Ināra Liepa are shown. They are made with different techniques, but will continue with the theme "Fairy Tale Fairy Tale", which gives the whale a fantasy and childish joy.
  • Price: Free

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A Christmas walk

  • when: December 9th
  • What time: 10 am.
  • at which: Meeting at the Ozolnieki Folk House on Riga Street 23, Ozolnieki.
  • offer: Jelgava Regional Tourist Center invites you on Sunday, take part in the walk of the cycle "Your roots in your country" and make beautiful winter walks through the Ozolnieki region, a visit to the village "Caunite". A day trip led by Ina Jurģe will lead the Cenu parish of the Ozolnieki region. During that time you can taste the Silgrazi tasting in the Iecava and the Misa River, the cable car of the Iecava River, the Swedish cemetery, the Hertz Oak, the Zuburu pine tree and learn about the surroundings of Ozolnieki . The walking point is the Latvian tradition "Caunites", a place where participants can get the Christmas mood by filling the gingerbread. You can also taste the freshly baked bread of mint Santas Rubene with hemp butter and warm it up by drinking herbal tea. For an extra fee you can use beeswax candles and buy bread. The trail is 15 km long and is about 5 hours long. Necessary weather and outdoor clothing suitable for clothing and waterproof footwear. Take snacks and a warm drink in the thermos. To walk, you must request in advance for telephone numbers 29916889, 63005447 or e-mail [email protected].
  • Price: Participation in the walk free of charge, for a visit to the village of Caunite € 5.50.

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Latvian puppet show "Cedra spruce"

  • when: December 9th
  • What time: 16.00 hours.
  • at which: Cultural castle "North Blizzas" at Ziemeļblāzmas Street 36, Riga.
  • offer: Christmas is a special time in every home and, it turns out, in the forest. "Every year, loved ones walked through the forest and picked a fir on Christmas Eve, covered with sticks and angelic hair, so that the firs are all immersed in silver," writes Mirdza Timma in her profound story, "Cider & # 39; s Spring." Actors: Lienīte Osipova, Anrijs Sirmais and Artūrs Putniņš will perform during festive weather events and a special Christmas tree competition by Arnita Jaunzeme, artist Anita Znutina-Šve, squirrels, birds, rabbits, rabbits, wolves, fairies, dwarves and & # 39; living & # 39 ; Christmas trees. After the performance, Santa and the dwarf wait for the children in the cultural palace "Ziemeļblāzma" in Camerala with a play program.
  • Price: Free

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Santa Claus and the Rukupe dwarf are waiting for the villagers

  • when: From 9 December to December.
  • What time: The opening event will take place on December 9 from. 14.00 hours.
  • at which: Ruukupe, coast of Ziemupe in the Pavilosta district.
  • offer: Guests will wait for Christmas Santa and the Dwarf of the Rukupe. Special Santa & # 39; s brand presentation will take place. The brand is only available in Ziemupe and is a special brand for republican shipping. There will also be interesting Christmas games this year, Pony Kriks will visit the village, get an opportunity to learn more about the history of Rūķupe in the mythical Dwarf Trail, learn new and interesting workshops where different guys teach and dwarf will show such as Knot Rucker, Bee Ruck, Music Rucker, Ruckus Gaismiņš, Ruckus Journeyman, Kalinga Rukis and others. You will have the opportunity to enjoy the delicious and healthy Rukupe tea and the gourmet gingerbread from Rukēna Kadikogas. You can also send a beautiful postcard and buy a souvenir or a sincere gift at the party. On weekdays and evenings, colleges, groups and groups are welcome, while Saturday and Sunday are for families. Already for the fifth year in parallel, there is also a charity action "Fill in the Great Gift Bag", in which visitors are invited to make gifts for families who need the Kurzeme region and for single seniors.
  • Price: Free

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View the booming money tree!

  • when: Every day
  • What time: 10:00 to 16:00
  • at which: US Botanical Garden Kandavas Street 2, Riga.
  • offer: Botanical garden of the University of Latvia has richly blossomed in the greenhouse of succulents Pumpkin chisel, which is better known as the money tree. At home, money trees bloom very seldom. There are hundreds of species in the colors. The most popular of these is the crayfish (Crassula portulacea), one of the favorite plants for light care.
  • Price: From 1.90 to 3.40.

Photo: LETA, Eddy Palen

Christmas Carol Festival

  • when: Until January 13.
  • at which: In Riga
  • offer: This year, the environmental objects of the "Christmas Eyelid Path" festival are open to environmental objects created by students from professional artists, creative industries and students from the Latvian Academy of Arts, with a total of 39 works of art. These are unusual shapes, striking ideas and various materials based on urban objects – "Christmas trees". During the festival, the works created this year, as well as the best and most popular art objects of recent years, will be visible in Riga.
  • Price: free.

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Advent time in Chukchi

  • when: December 9th
  • How long Where ?: 12.00 Children & # 39; s Town, 15.00 Children's Park "Fantasy", Ventspils.
  • offer: Musical children's book. The event is led by artists Kristīne Bitėna-Sirmā, Dace Skadiņa, Atvars Sirmais.
  • Price: Free

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Christmas creative workshops

  • when: December 9th
  • What time: From 11.00
  • at which: The section of the Culture and Folk Art Center "Ritums" on the street 43A Ieriķi in Riga.
  • offer: There are Christmas workshops for the whole family in My Gift Bag. The Christmas creations that have become a tradition are a place where you can make beautiful and beautiful gifts for yourself and your best friends and family members. The workshops have added value for the masters who conduct part of the Riga People's Applied Arts examinations on a daily basis, but during this holiday everyone can have a short creative time to master other creative skills. For example, make home decorations for Christmas, with tree-lined towels, special design greetings and jewelry with materials such as wood, leather, yarn, paper, silk, felt and much more. The event consists of 14 different workshops, including a workshop on gift packaging, which has always been a favorite among visitors.
  • Price: Free


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