Thousands did so.
In celebration of this, the Latvian parliament declared May 29 a public holiday.
A livestream of the Freedom Monument event from LTV, which was also carried on LSM, experienced technical difficulties, leading to frustration for many viewers. A lengthy inquest into how this could have happened is likely. In an attempt to plug the gap, a package of highlights was broadcast.
At 15:00, President Egils Levits was due to offer his own congratulations to the team and their backroom staff, which you can watch via the video below.