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Latvia summer festival guide 2024
Latvia summer festival guide 2024
Last year's list of the festivals you can attend in Latvia during the summer proved so popular we feel obliged to provide you with another one this year. The list is not exhaustive – in particular keep an eye open for the various town and city festivals that will be taking place across the country. 
Hiphop fest deemed a success
Hiphop fest deemed a success
From June 30 to July 2, the second hip-hop festival "Straume" ("Flow") took place in Līgatne, in the creative quarter "Zeit", whose program included artists of different generations and performances specially prepared for the festival.
Baltic summer festival guide 2023
Baltic summer festival guide 2023
As every summer, Latvia does not hold it back when it comes to a good party. LSM has produced an overview of festivals you should not miss this summer.
May and June festival guide in the Baltic
May and June festival guide in the Baltic
May and June are the beginning of the festival season. LSM's Latvian-language service has prepared a handy guide for you to pick and choose some festivals in the Baltic States in the next two months.
Latvia's summer festival guide 2022
Latvia's summer festival guide 2022
Over the next three months, Latvian cultural space will be filled with lots of music, arts, and recreation festivals. LSM's Latvian language service rounded up the main events to look out for before the pandemic wave strikes again.
Latvian bog fills with saxophone sounds
Latvian bog fills with saxophone sounds
On Wednesday, September 16, a saxophone improvisation concert and vinyl recording took place in an amphitheater located in the middle of a bog.
Festival guide for summer 2020
Festival guide for summer 2020
Despite the pessimistic forecasts, the summer of 2020 will be another summer of festivals, albeit under security conditions. 
July is festival month in Latvia!
July is festival month in Latvia!
July is high summer in more ways than one in Latvia. As well as the pleasure of warm weather there is a dazzling diversity of festivals to choose from with the biggest and best listed below. 
Jazz pianist Justin Kauflin: "There is always somebody better"
Jazz pianist Justin Kauflin: "There is always somebody better"
In March the American jazz piano virtuoso Justin Kauflin and his trio performed at Dzintari Concert hall in Jūrmala and then enjoyed the weekend in Latvia before heading to their next concert on a completely different continent. During his stay, LSM's Aiga Leitholde met Justin for an interview and talked about life on the road, the importance of having an artistic mentor and the influence of jazz greats like Clark Terry and Quincy Jones.