The seventh LAMPA Conversation Festival with the head theme of respect invites you to attend any of more than 200 events over two days, August 20 and 21, on various important topics: both practical and philosophical, global and local, by joining us in Cēsis or online.
The audiovisual story will be heard and seen every weekend – on Friday and Saturday evenings with the onset of darkness in the round hours from July 16 to October.
On July 17 and 18 of this year, Cēsis will celebrate its biggest holiday of the year – “Cēsis 815”. The creative concept of the festival and the guiding principle of the program is “Let’s sound further!”, And it will be complemented by face-to-face concerts in accordance with the epidemiological requirements.
On 10 July this year, the fifteenth Cēsis Art Festival, dedicated to myths and rituals, will open to the public. On the opening day, the Cēsis Centre for Contemporary Art will be launching a vast exhibition “Flying Closer to the Sun. Myths and Rituals” showcasing seven new large-scale works by Latvian artists.
Cēsis Tourism Information Center will be closed during Midsummer holidays from June 23 to June 24, while from June 25 to June 27 information centre will work as usual from 10:00 to 18:00.
In Cēsis and the surrounding area, two of the several sections of the St. James Way are made. Interested people who want to record the travel made can mark it in the pilgrim passport with a special stamp. The passport is now also available at Cēsis Tourism Information Center.
After a walk through the streets of Cēsis Old Town or at one of the breathtaking nature objects, enjoy a rest and a delicious meal on one of the terraces of Cēsis cafes and restaurants.
Enter Gauja will participate in the tourism exhibition Aviareps Nordic, which will take place from April 20 to 21 and due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, planned Aviareps Nordic Roadshow MOVES online as an interactive 2 day virtual fair.
Throughout the weekends of April, it is possible to watch a musical light show in the mood of spring on the facade of St. John’s Church in Cēsis. The musical show of light was first shown on Easter weekend. The audiovisual performance is designed as a triumph of light over darkness, celebrating the brightest and most beautiful event of spring.
Cesis is the candidate for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2027. The team of Cēsis has created the website of candidacy for the title of European Capital of Culture. Take a look, find out more and be a part of the Cēsis 2027 star road!