One of the cities most known for its cultural life, Cēsis, is among those partying this weekend with its 816th anniversary festival. The event program, which is available here, is vast: concerts, literary readings, interactive performances, experiments, markets, sporting events, light installations, and others. The events take place from Friday to Sunday, July 15 to 17.
Preiļi zero waste festival
The town of Preiļi has chosen the environment theme for their festival, namely, the zero waste lifestyle. From July 15 to 16, in the Preiļi park and beach, hikes, discussions, seminars, concerts, and similar events concerning zero waste will take place. More information (in Latvian) on the Preiļi website.
The annual Jūrmala Festival cycle of six concerts begins on July 17 on the Dzintari beach. From July 17 to 24, nightly concerts will sound on the beach and in the Dzintari concert hall. More information on the Jūrmala Festival website.