Festive programme in Riga on may 4 will begin with an Ecumenical worship service in the Cathedral SV. Jacob, at 11.00 a.m. residents are invited to the Freedom monument, where there will be fashion shows and a concert brass orchestra of the Latvian educational institutions. At 14.00 held a traditional ceremony of laying flowers, but at 15.00 in the square near the monument of Freedom will begin the concert "Melodies of the Motherland", which will be attended by orchestras from Riga, Liepaja, Ventspils and Jelgava and well-known soloists. During the concert will sound compositions of Raimonds Pauls, Uldis works of Marhilevics, Patriotic songs of the Latvian composers and Latvian folk songs.
Evening gala concert "Our voices for freedom" around the Freedom monument will begin at 20.00. In it will take part in the combined choir under the direction of conductor INTA Teterovskis, instrumental group, soloists Ieva akuratere, Daumants Kalnins, Andris Erglis, Stogova Ieva, Zane dąbrowska, Kalvis Bormanis and Ainars Virga. Throughout the day anyone will be able to participate in the creation of the song "Flower Latvia" near the monument of Freedom.
4 may the residents and guests of the capital are invited to the opening ceremony of the Latvian national Museum of art, which will begin at 10.00 and will take place on the site Valdemara street from bulb. Kalpaka street to Elizabetes street. During the event there will be the opportunity to see the renovated Museum and the new exhibition "Latvian art. XIX-XX century", as well as two exhibitions "Miervaldis Policy. Illusion as reality" and "Boris Berzins. Silver/Gold". Around the Museum building will be performances of the most outstanding Latvian singers – Inga Slubovska-Gancevichi, Elsa Rosenthal, DJ Monsta, limes, Janson, vocal group "Framest" and "Anima Solla" and other musicians. Along with the art program, visitors can visit the outdoor cafes. On the other side of the Museum building, on the Esplanade, the children will be able to take part in a creative workshop "the Path to the Museum". In turn, about the Latvian art Academy everyone will wait in the picnic area on the white tablecloth".
Families with children are invited in vērmanes Park, which will host the event, "Hail, Latvia, belongs to you my heart!", in the framework of which there will be a concert program with participation of collectives of national dance and theatre Zīļuks", the saxophone Quartet "N[Ex]T Move", Markus Riva, Karlis of Kazaks, Ieva akuratere and group "Tumsa". Children will also be able to draw, weave, dye, make, participate in sports competitions.
Festive events will be held in cultural centers, museums and churches. In the Palace of culture "Ziemeļblāzma" will be a session of animation films for children and a concert by "lines of fate". In the cultural center "Imanta" will be Ieva Kerevica, Andris Erglis and the Yoke, and in the cultural centre "Iļģuciems" will take place the concert of "My fire".
In the Riga Church. John will be concert of "Freedom. Life" in the Church. Peter will take place the concert of choral music you Live forever, Latvia!" Latvian choral songs will be performed at the Great Guild hall during the concert, "Winds of change "in Latvia" and the Latvian national theatre where there will pass a celebratory concert performance featuring dance and choral groups "of the river Daugava".
Children are invited to the Riga porcelain Museum, where he will run a workshop on painting holiday gifts "Latvia inspires".
Detailed holiday program published on the website www.kultura.riga.lv in printed form it will be available in centres for the reception of visitors of the Riga city Council, Riga city cultural centers, the branches of Riga Central library and the tourist information centres.