Page 17 - European Calendar of Events and Festivals 2014
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Latvia
APRIL
01 – 30 Sept 17 – 08 May
MAY
18 23 - 25
Egles; Craft Fair buy the works of Latvian craftsmen at the open- air Fair.
Riga :Baltic Ballet Festival This annual ballet offering versatile and rich ballet and dance programmes www.ballet-festival.lv
Rīga: Nordea Marathon Riga :Latviabeerfest - the third International Beer Festival www.latviabeerfest.lv
JULY
26 – 27
AUGUST
01 – 02
OCTOBER
16 – 19
Norway
MAY
05 - 09
21-31
21–04June
JUNE
05 - 08
20 – 29 21
21-28
23
JULY
03 – 06
09 - 12 14 -19
16 – 22
24 – 26
24 – 27
AUGUST
05 – 09 06 – 10
Klaipīda:Sea Festival Over 100 different events, such as ceremonies, processions, exhibitions, concerts, street festivals, markets and others. Find out more about this event on: http://www. jurossvente.lt.
Zarasai : Galapagai Festival , international rock, other entertainments dancing, learning handicrafts, performing music themselves, relaxing in a sauna and bubble bath!! !www.galapagai.lt.
Vilnius Jazz“ The International Festival „Vilnius Jazz“ the oldest annual Jazz festival held in Vilnius, International artists
Hardanger :Kinsarvik Blossom Festival Traditional country music and folk
dance festival www. hardangertun.no Bergen: NATTJAZZ Northern Europe’s biggest jazz festival with music ranging from trad jazz to World Music www.nattjazz.no Bergen :International Festival One of Bergen’s artistic highlights. Music, dance, theatre. www.fib. no
Kopervik:VIKING FESTIVAL. Historical play, saga tales, competitions, marches, market, concerts, Viking camp. www.vikingfestivalen.no Oslo: Euro Pride www.europride.info
Tromso :Midnight Sun Marathon With other competitions at midnight and concerts and entertainment www.msm.no Harstad:North Norway Festival The region’s largest cultural event, with performing and visual arts www. festspillnn.no
National :Midsummer Night Celebrations and bonfires throughout.
Skudeneshavn :Skudefestivalen Coastal culture festivals with a maritime focus and traditional music, folklore www.skudefestivalen.no Alesund :Boat Festival www.batfestivalen.no Molde : International Jazz Festival Norway’s largest jazz festival, with more than 400 performers, www. moldejazz.no
Lofoten: Midnight Sun Festival Music & Arts Festival. www.midnightsunfestival.net Lofthus:.Sweet Cherry festival, www. morellfestivalen.no
Bergen: Tall Ships Race www.tallshipsbergen.no
Oslo: The Øya Festival an arena for musical, visual and cross-cultural performances. Lofotr :Viking Festival With markets, competitions,
24 - 21 June Riga Festival music, dance, adventure concerts on the open air stage in Sea Park	www.
JUNE
07 – 08
11 – 16 12- 14
JULY
10 – 13 11 –03 Aug
AUGUST
01 – 03
15 - 17
latvijaskoncerti.lv
Riga : Summer Garden Festival. A must see event for the garden and flower lovers. Riga :Opera Festival www.opera.lv Riga; International Salsa Festival The festival features some of the best salsa dancers from around the world and entices numerous spectators each year. www.rigasalsafestival.com
Riga: The Ball of Flowers is the largest, most widely attended flower show in the Baltic states. www. botanika.lu.lv Cīsis :Art Festival - excellent professional art exhibitions, cinema and theatre, as well as different concerts
Jīrmala : Go Blonde Festival Parade More than 2,000 participants and their fans take part for local charities cancelled in 2014
Ventspils: City Festival and International Baltic Flower Carpet Festival Not only Latvian florists and flower lovers but also participants from other countries take part in the process of making flower carpets. www.ventspils.lv
Rīga: City Festival - a kaleidoscope of music, art, theatre and dance performances, sports activities and different events www.rigassvetki.lv
SEPTEMBER
20– 28 (tbc)	Riga: International Film Forum - Arsenals The largest film event in the Baltic. The event also
screens films from various genres, including short stories, documentaries, and comedies.
OCTOBER
22 - 02 Nov	Riga: “European Capital of Culture 2014”Series of Euradio concerts gives listeners in 78	member-
countries the opportunity to hear live performances
NOVEMBER
14 – 18	“Shine, Riga!” Festival of light The facades, bridges, monuments and parks become the objects
of the art of light installation and light and video technology, often complemented by theatrical elements
DECEMBER
01 -14Jan	Riga : Christmas Market www.christmas-markets. org
Lithuania
Meet the People of Norway!
Open-Air Museum, exhibits and people show Norwegian life, history and traditions. Stave church from 1200 AD. Sami culture. Folk dance and music. Crafts and activities.
Contact us for special touroperator rates: booking@norskfolkemuseum.no
www.norskfolkemuseum.no	O S L O	N O RWAY
JUNE
02 - 21 07
07 – 08 23 – 26
Vilnius:The Vilnius Festival ,classical and contemporary music: www.vilniusfestivals.lt/EN. Vilnius Challenge anticipates a pool of more than 1000 racers. explore the urban jungle while biking, orienteering, paddling and climbing in the largest adventure racing crowd ever assembled in the Baltics.: www.vilniuschallenge.lt/en/. Trakai: Medieval Festival Enthusiasts will enjoy knights fighting and everyday life in a medieval town. Ancient crafts and medieval cuisine, theatre and concerts: www.trakaimuziejus.lt. Trakai Peninsular Castle.Days of Ancient Crafts http://www.trakaimuziejus.lt
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