Latvia officially starts its Centenary Celebration on May 4, 2017

Celebration of Latvia's Centenary

Endijs VīgantsLelde PētersoneJahitza BalaniukKursi KoolkondMāris TrakšsInta Kūliņa-GrīnhofaRita LiceEsmer Orhidea

Endijs, Lelde, Jahitza and 6632 others celebrate...

Created and done for Latvian centenary

1 September 2016 - 31 December 2018

The “Story Quilt”

The “Story Quilt” will be made by Latvians who live outside Latvia, and who are asked to create a square, using various techniques, which will be sewn together to create a quilt. The quilt will be gifted to Latvia on the occasion of its 100th birthday.

27 March - 24 November

National ornament belt for Latvia

Children and Youth Centre “Altona” organizes creative workshops (Monday – Thursday 5 pm) to make for the CYC “Altona” a big size woven national ornament belt on 122m long fabric as dedication to 100th anniversary of Latvia. Target group: citizens of Riga city.

2 May - 2 December

An event programme honouring the work of the Latvian Preliminary National Council

An event programme honouring the work of the Latvian Preliminary National Council.

17 August - 31 December 2018

Latvian Films for Latvian Centenary

The programme Latvian Films for Latvian Centenary features 16 long films including six feature films, two animated films and eight documentaries. This initiative is honouring the centenary of Latvia.

13 October - 5 December

Tapio Wirkkala. Poetry in Glass, Porcelain and Silver

From 13 October to 5 December 2017 the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design (10/20 Skarnu Street, Riga) will present an exhibition of works of the outstanding Finnish designer Tapio Wirkkala, Poetry in Glass, Porcelain and Silver.

1 November - 4 February 2018

Exhibition "Luther. The Turn"

Marking 500 years since the beginning of the Reformation and reflecting on the significant impact of early Lutheranism on the Latvian language and culture, an exhibition Luther. The Turn is opened at the National Library of Latvia.

18 November - 1 April 2018

PUBLIC MIRRORS Poster Exposition - 2017

At the beginning of 2017, the shopping centre “Origo” begun a series of exhibitions devoted to the centenary of Latvia, continuing this exhibition cycle, the first large-scale exhibition will be revealed “PUBLIC MIRRORS. Poster Exposition – 2017”, devoted to the posters in Latvia – the beginnings,

18 November - 18 December

Exhibition "Treasures of Latvia”

The exhibition titled “Treasures of Latvia” will be displayed in several Latvian centers around the U.S. to highlight Latvia’s accomplishments in business, the arts, culture, and sports. The exhibition was funded by the Latvian Ministry of Culture.

April - November

Cultural Programme of the Latgale Congress

Cultural events dedicated to the Centenary of the Latgale Congress.

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