Three for the Weekend: metal, tango, flowers

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The weekend is promised to bring some respite from the week-long rain, so don't waste it on the couch.

Metal Stand with Ukraine

Ukrainian people still need your support, and the Latvian music scene has not forgotten it. This time it is the metal bands who unite at the bar Republika (Mazā Pils Street 11, Rīga) on Friday, June 3, 19:00 to midnight. Entry fee is a donation to Ukraine. 

On stage: Saturn's Husk, Mindesign, Pale Eyes Dim Red, Garu Pagrabs. 

More information on the Facebook event.

Tango at the Market

The newly reopened Āgenskalns market is hosting a tango night on Saturday, June 4. As of 18:00 professional dancers will entertain visitors, but you can also take part in a tango flashmob. It is also a great opportunity to take a look at the revamped market and try out the cafes and bars!


The end of May and the beginning of June is the time of bloom for rhododendrons. You can take advantage of the (promised) sunny weekend and visit the University of Latvia's rhododendron park and breeding nursery 'Rododendri' (location here) in Babīte. Ticket price EUR 5. Entry is free for Ukrainian citizens.

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