Botanical Garden invites public to festival of light

From December 20 to January 14, a new festival of light “Winter Mischief” (Ziemas nedarbi) will be held in the Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia (LU), the festival organizers said.

The festival of light is a unified trail - a colorful winter experience with lights, poetry and actors, installations and music, video projections, and lasers.

One of the main authors of the Festival of Light will be artificial intelligence – led by festival director Dita Lūriņa, along with Latvian theater actors, it will invite everyone to recall popular poets' works and offer its interpretation of them. 

More than 15 light objects will be viewable at the Festival of Light, with everyone able to participate and influence the content of the objects. Organizers of the event invite: “Charge your mobile phone and be prepared for a fun and unusual walk.”

The “Winter Mischief” festival in LU Botanical Garden will welcome visitors from December 20 to January 14 every night (except December 24 and 31) from 17:00 to 22:00 (last entrance at 21:00).

Light walks from previous years at LU Botanical Garden:




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