Each year, in August, in Riga takes place an international contemporary circus and street art festival “Re Riga!”. As part of the festival, during five years of its existence, more than 80 artists from 20 countries gathering more than 50 000 visitors have been brought to Latvia.
The exclamation ‘Re!’ comes from the Latvian language meaning ‘Hey, look at that!’ or ‘Look, look!’. The events of the festival take place in various locations around Riga. In the year 2014 RE RIGA! was included in the official program of Riga – the European Capital of Culture.
This year “Re Riga!” will take place from August 18th till 23rd. Take a look at the program.