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Celebration of Latvia's Centenary

Līva VaivadeDace TreideMāra AkermaneArturas ZaleskasAlice KokoJola JolaSanta SiksnaHelga Grinsteine

Līva, Dace, Māra and others celebrate...

Created and done for Latvian centenary

1 September 2016 - 31 December

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.

17 August 2017 - 31 December

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.

1 November 2017 - 4 February

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 2017 - 1 April

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,

5 January - 25 February

Exhibition "Signs of the Latvian Soul"

The exhibition shows a story of the development of the Song Festival tradition in connection with the formation of self-esteem of the nation and national costume as one of the forms of self-expression of the nation.

13 January - 24 March

The exhibition "Akademia: Performing Life" / International exhibition series Portable Landscapes

The exhibition "Akademia: Performing Life" will look at narratives and themes springing from Akademia, a community and an alternative school that offered courses in dance, art and crafts, hosted an art gallery and a publishing house and staged theatre and dance pieces between the 1910s and 1970s in Paris.

18-21 January

Opening of the Centennial Year of Latvia - The Multi-Media Performance "Patterns of Light"

The multi-media performance "Patterns of Light" will tell a contemporary story about where modern Latvians an find strength, about our country in which we create every living moment, and about the cultural breath that we receive from previous generations and translate it into a modern tone that we present to our children.

9-10 February

The Latvian-Finnish choir "Ziemeļmeita" and the Alūksne Teachers' Choir "Atzele" concert "Amber Bridge"

The Latvian-Finnish choir "Ziemeļmeita" and the Alūksne Teachers' Choir "Atzele" from Latvia performing a concert "Amber Bridge" in Loima City and Helsinki, Finland, at February of 2018. The most beautiful pieces of Latvian and Finnish choir music of the last hundred years will be presented.

7-16 March

Contemporary art exhibition “The Borders” in London

Arthur Analts exhibition theme - the borders, is very topical both in contemporary culture and in the current political discourses. The exhibition will look at the concept of boundaries as functional, demarcating and emotional – the unity of people and the power of the ideas.

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