The program of a hundred events of this year's tour features a powerful block, and a new way to discover Russian and Riga to find out how the BBC film crew was shooting the film "War and peace" in rurrenabaque. The number of master-classes on decorative-applied art this year is off the charts. Most unusual event - game "What? Where? When" on the theme of Russian culture and Bal. Rezekne are waiting for the performance of the state orchestra of Russian folk instruments "Metelitsa" from St. Petersburg, which last year fall in love with audiences in a Big Guild.

The organizers hope that the Latvian audience will be interested in the lecture "the history of the Houses and churches of the Latvian community in St. Petersburg at the turn of H1H - XX centuries", stated the lecturer from St. Petersburg.

Invitations to free events Riga programme will be distributed from may 5 to "upish passage" (in front of the former cinema "palladium"), in the bookstore-club "klub KP" (the entrance to the passage with Marijas street 16). Working time: 5-6 may from 12.00 to 19.00, on may 10-19 on weekdays from 10.00 to 19.00, 20 may from 10.00 to 13.00, from 23 may to 2 June on working days from 17.00 to 19.00. And also - in the House of Moscow Marijas,7) on the 1st floor of 10-19 may from 16.00 to 18.30 (weekdays).

The program of the days of Russian culture-2016

Riga

20 may at 19.00. Solemn opening of Days of Russian culture in 2016. A festive concert. The large Guild, Amatu str, 6. Entrance - by invitation only.

Exhibition

20-31 may from 11.00 to 19.00. Painting exhibition of Latvian artists "May sketches". Ul. Cu. Valdemara, 17, entrance from the yard. Admission is free.

20 may to 10 June from 11.00 to 19.00. Personal exhibition of Nadezhda Kolesnikova. Ul.Slokas, 37, great hall. Admission is free.

20 may to 10 June from 11.00 to 19.00. Personal exhibition of Alexander Neverkusen. Ul.Slokas, 37, great hall. Admission is free.

21 may at 12.00. "School years wonderful". The opening of the first International exhibition of children's photographs. Riga Central library, 7 floor, street Brivibas, 49/53. Admission is free.

23 may at 17.00. "In the framework of realistic painting". Opening of exhibition of Latvian artists. Participate: V. Kozin, L. Pepper, A. Seweryniak, V. Bondar, L. Jih, N. Bumagina, N. Savicka, A., Marshtupa, E. Radish, M. Lapteva. Ul. Marijas, 7, gallery of the House of Moscow. Working time: from 12.00 to 18.00. The exhibition is open until may 30. Admission is free.

24 may at 17.00. "To dare pen and palette knife. A joint presentation of the exhibition of the artist's love of Jih and a new book of poems "Call" the poet of Faith Panchenko. Library. N. P. Zadornov, St. albert, 4. The entrance is by invitation.

1 Jun at 14.00. The opening of the exhibition of paintings by artist, poet and translator Viktor Tretyakov (1888 – 1961) from the collection of Anatoly Rakityanskaya and Nicholas Fisher. The Road To Budapest, 29. The entrance is by invitation.

1 Jun at 14.00. "My world is for peace". The opening of the exhibition of children's drawings. The foyer of the concert hall of Moscow House, Marijas street 7. The entrance is by invitation. The exhibition is open until June 10.

1-4 June from 15.00 to 17.00. Exhibition-sale of publications of the Latvian society of Russian culture, antique, and some other publications. Book lottery. Ul. Anninmuizhas 29, cultural center "Imanta". Admission is free.

21 may - 20 June. The exhibition Favorsky Vladimir Andreevich, an outstanding Russian painter, graphic artist, art historian" to the 130th anniversary of the birth of the artist from the collection of bibliophile Anatoly Rakityanskaya.

2 June at 15.00. The presentation of the exhibition with the participation of Anatoly Rakityanskaya. Baltic international Academy, gallery "BiART", Russian center Fund "Russian world", Riga, Lomonosova street¼. Admission is free.

2 June at 15.30."World of colours". The opening of an art exhibition in the student gallery BiArt. Baltic international Academy. Ul.Lomonosov, 1 / 4, 2nd floor. The exhibition is open until 30 June. Admission is free.

4 - 30 June from 12.00 to 19.00. "Cocomaya". Thematic exhibition of paintings by Latvian Russian artists in various techniques. Ul. Cu.Valdemara, 17, entrance from the yard. Admission is free.

6 June at 17.00. "Pushkin in the applied arts". "Magic places where I live soul", graphic works of Moscow artist Larissa Antonova. Exhibition of paintings from the Pushkin reserve "Mikhailovskoye". Gallery of the Moscow House, Marijas street 7. The exhibition is open until June 11, while working from 12.00 to 18.00. Admission is free.

Master classes

The gallery Style Beat City art club", St. Cu. The reader 17. Entrance from the yard, tel 29888903. The participation cost is 10 euros, materials are provided.

25 may at 14.00. Master-class on decorative painting in the Russian style with Tatiana Anufriyeva in the technique of a single stroke. The artist will tell and show you how to paint any surface or piece of furniture.

27 may at 14.00. "Draw the bright still life" with anufriyeva Tatiana. Master-class on decorative painting technique punctualism.

3 Jun at 14.00. Master class on modeling of objects from salt dough or cold porcelain. Sculpt decorative flowers, fruits and vegetables for the kitchen under the guidance of Anufriyeva Tatiana. We invite parents with children (age 5 ).

The center of Russian culture "Classics" (Slokas street, 37)

24 may at 17.00 Master-class "Russian amulet doll – bell". (To attract guests and good news). The materials are provided. The participation fee of 3 euros.

25 may 15.00 Master-class "Painting on silk. Greeting card".

3 Jun 15.00 Master-class "Painting on silk. Stained glass".

Materials for workshops in silk painting are provided. The participation cost is 10 euros.

Innovative educational centre "IDEA" (street Kr. Valdemara, 40, korp. 1, entrance from the yard, tel. 67506452, 67506453, 29 493 720).

20 may - 3 June. A series of master classes for adults and families with children. Silk painting. Decorating textiles. Scrapbooking. The glass decoration. Decoupage in the rich Russian tradition, the Technique of gilding. Painting. The cost for adults is 9 euros for an adult child (from 7 years)- 12 Euro.

Holidays

28 may at 12.00. "The holiday of the street of Nicholas Roerich in Riga". Musical and poetic meeting of the Museum of the history of medicine. P. Stradina Antonijas street, 1. The entrance is by invitation.

Contests

28 may at 12.00. "The contest of young singers "New horizons-2016". Songs and romances of the composer Nelly Jaquel on poems of Alexander Pushkin and Russian poets of Latvia. (1st round - songs of the composer Nelly Jaquel to the verses by A. S. Pushkin.2nd round-Jaquel Nelly songs on poems by poets of Latvia. Exhibition of paintings by Latvian artist Igor Clevers-Baldine. Assembly hall of the Baltic International Academy, Lomonosova street¼. The entrance is by invitation.

4 Jun at 14.00. "The contest of young singers "New horizons-2016". The award ceremony and concert of winners and guests. Assembly hall of the Baltic International Academy, Lomonosova street¼. Organizers: Alexander and Nellie Jaquel, tel 26163057. The entrance is by invitation.

22 may at 16.00. The contest of creative works on the theme of "Riga lions". Ul. Yan set, 5 -3a. Admission is free

Program for children

24 may at 15.00. Literary Tuesday for children. Meeting with children's writers the Regina Maskaeva and Elena Romanenko. Ul. Brivibas, 49/ 53, 7th floor, Department of children's literature. The entrance is by invitation.

24 may at 12.00 (for collective orders) and at 17.30. "The Royal cow". The tale on the play by L. Titova and A. Starotorzhsk, Director Larisa Schukina

Performance of theatre-Studio "Yorick" (Rezekne). Concert hall of the Moscow House, mariyas str, 7. The entrance is by invitation.

25 may at 14.00. "Russian olden time". Open day at the ethnographic Museum of school №29. A tour of the Museum, master-class of Russian Handicrafts. Ul. Ledurgas, 26. Admission is free.

3 June at 18.00. "Golden shoes for the Cinderella". Puppet show. Conference hall of the Moscow House, Marijas street 7. The entrance is by invitation.

Concerts. Performances. Submission

21 may at 19.00. "Melodies that touch the heart." Reformed Church, ul. to Marstal, 10.

Concert of the laureate of all-Russian and international competitions Alexandra Koneva (lyric soprano) and Professor at the Moscow Conservatory, honored artist of the Russian Federation Igor Kotlyarevsky piano). In the program classical and modern works of Russian and foreign composers. Tickets at the box office of the House of Moscow.

22 may at 17.00. "Songs of L. Orlova, Leonid Utesov, M. Bernes, I. Yurieva, V. Kozina, P. Leshchenko". Participating in the concert: Yuri Tikhomirov (guitar, vocals),Victor Gray (guitar, vocals) and Eugene Rykhlitskii (violin). Ul.Skolas street, 6, House of the Riga Jewish community. Tickets cost 5 euros. Tickets are sold at the entrance to the hall.

23 may at 19.00. "Sergei Yesenin. My way". A solo performance performed by the actor of theatre and cinema Oleg Popov (Saint-Petersburg). Ul. Yan set, 5-3a. The entrance is by invitation.

26 may at 18.30. Concert "Russian soul" ensemble of Russian song "joy" (Salaspils). Ul. Brivibas, 49/53, Department of musical literature, 2 floor. Admission is free.

26 may at 16.00. The concert "Music for the soul" with the participation of Ekaterina Suvorova (harp) and ensemble of "Talking strings". Library named after N. Zadornov, St. albert, 4. The entrance is by invitation.

27 may at 18.00. "Nightingale sings of rose". In Memory Of Mikhail Alexandrovich. A concert of popular classical vocal music. The house of the Riga Jewish community, Skolas, 6. The ticket price is 5 EUR. Tickets in box offices of "Bilešu serviss" and in the day of the concert at the address street Skolas street, 6.

28 may at 13.00. "Constellations". Creative evening dedicated to the fourth anniversary of the club. Ul. Brivibas, 49/53, 2nd floor, Riga Central library. Admission is free.

28 may at 14.00. "The wreath of Russian romances". Poetry evening. Baltic