With spring flourishing and summer slowly approaching, the calendar of events and activities is also filling. This summer Sigulda offers an increasingly interesting range of events, festivities, concerts and other interesting activities. Take a look at the program and plan your time for an exciting holiday in Sigulda!
On June 10, British musician Michael Kiwanuka will perform on the stage of Sigulda castle ruins, along with his accompanying composition and heart-touching songs, creating pleasant emotions for the visitors. Kiwanuka uses the creative language of music to express his opinion and express his position. His songs are a personal dedication to African American culture.
On June 18, Latvian band “The Sound Poets” will perform on the stage of Sigulda castle ruins, performing the compositions of the association’s latest studio album “At One Fire” and other favorite and well-known songs.
Placebo concert on June 22. British alternative rock stars “Placebo” in the picturesque Sigulda castle ruins as part of the tour of the latest, eighth album, and it should be reminded that the Riga show, which took place 6 years ago, was well attended.
Summer solstice events on June 23 – the program of the summer solstice festivities will follow
Latvian singer Dons concert on July 1 and 2. With the publication of the song “Your Touch”, the musician Don has announced the upcoming album and open-air concert “Touch”, which will take place on the stage of Sigulda castle ruins. Musician Dons is one of the listeners’ favorite contemporary artists in Latvia. Dons has released eight solo albums and has several music awards in his account – four times won the Latvian Radio Music Bank’s nomination “Song of the Year” and six times won the Latvian Music Record of the Year award in the nomination “Rado hits”.
Musical breakfast in Sigulda castle quarter – the program of the musical breakfast in Sigulda castle quarter will follow.
BALTICA music festival concerts in Sigulda region from 6 to 10 July . The festival has been held in one of the Baltic States since 1987, in cooperation with state and municipal institutions, as well as non-governmental organizations. In Latvia, it will take place for the 12th time and will bring together ethnographic ensembles, folklore and folk dance groups, folk musicians, masters of applied arts, craftsmen and storytellers, as well as common cultural heritage from the Baltic States.
Latvian band “Bermudu divstūris” concert on July 10. The group “Bermudu divstūris” is one of the most sought-after party groups in Latvia, which can move anyone and any age. For two years now, the “Bermudu divstūris” has been preparing for a big event, a new album and a concert tour, where you will finally have the opportunity to meet your warmest listeners. “We have charged the batteries and are ready to sell the best concert shows this summer! See you at the Best Party of the Summer! ”
Sigulda International Opera Music Festival From July 29 to 31 for the 28th time, Sigulda Castle of the Livonian Order will become the venue for one of the most outstanding musical events in Latvia – the International Sigulda Opera Music Festival. Visitors to the festival will see both a reunion with artists who have already played in Sigulda and musical surprises – world opera soloists, who will be on the stage of the Sigulda Opera Music Festival for the first time.
James Arthur Concert on Augusts 24th. James Arthur has been writing songs since he was a teenager, but he first became known when he won Season 9 of the British X Factor in 2012 with his hit “Impossible”. The track remains the biggest-selling single in the show’s history. James Arthur’s previous performance in Latvia – at Lucavsala in Rīga – in May 2018 was attended by around 30 000 people. This summer, the musician will perform with a new concert programme in Sigulda.
Home Cafe Day on August 13th – the program of the Home Cafe Day will follow.