This year International contemporary circus and street art festival RE RĪGA! will happen for the 10th time and created hand in hand with Riga circus.
From 17th until 21st of August RE RIGA! will happen in three locations in Riga – Zeļļu Street 25 (temporary space of Riga circus), Āgenskalns market and Sporta 2 quarter at Sporta Street 2.
Festival will be ritch and colorful. Participants from Baltics and other places of the world will show performances indoors and outdoors, for free and for fee, shows which are possible to watch sitting, standing, lying and even walking.
RE RIGA! 2022 will be the first of a festival trilogy which will symbolize creation of new relationships between audience and artists. The main theme of 2022 festival is “Unexpected Encounters/Follow Me”, 2023 will be “Invitation For Saltbread” and 2024. “Dear Friends”.
This years festival is created in the topic of site-specific shows and will invite audience to unexpectedly meet circus in the city.
Finally, after two years of covid restrictions, RE RIGA! is organising internationally known Belgian artists “Be Flat” whose specific work with acrobatics and parkour in the show “Follow Me” has surprised audiences all across the world. Artists, who jumparound fences, roofs and balconies will be followed by the audience. Every show is unique, so be ready!
Photo: Be Flat show “Follow Me”
Author: Dirk Ongena @CultuurcentrumBelgica