The Latvian National Theater has condemned the arrest of director Kiril Serebrennikov saying it amounts to a clampdown and punishment for his artistic activities, the theater said on Facebook.
The New Riga Theater is moving to its temporary premises at the former Tobacco Factory while its historic building on Lāčplēša st. is being reconstructed, reported LTV on June 27.
The popular TEDx Riga series of short lectures returns to Riga June 16 for a day-long cycle of eclectic topics.
A Latvian National Theater guest performance at the 16th Latvian Song Festival in Baltimore, Maryland this summer will take place after all, following a turnaround by the US Department of Homeland Security that granted actors visas after repeatedly reviewing their request, say festival organizers.
A Latvian National Theater guest performance at the US was cancelled after the performers were refused visas by the US Department of Homeland Security, say organizers. They were to to perform at the 16th Latvian Song Festival in Baltimore, Maryland this summer.
Latvia's national theater award (Spēlmaņu nakts) winners were announced Wednesday, with Vladislavs Nastavševs' being awarded as best director for his Blood Wedding, which took the prize for best production.