“Re Riga!” is an international contemporary circus and street art festival taking place annually in August since 2013. During eight years the festival has brought to Latvia more than 120 artists from 25 countries gathering more than 80 000 visitors.
As ‘Re!’ in Latvian is an informal exclamation along the lines of – ‘Hey, look at that!’ or ‘Look, look!’– , events of the festival take place in various locations of the beautiful Riga, always trying to show the best of it. In year 2014 RE RIGA! was included in the official program of Riga – the European Capital of Culture.
In 2022 “Re Riga!” will take place from August 17 – 21 in two places of Riga – Zeļļu Street 25 (temporary space of Riga Circus) and Sporta Streets Square.
Festival aims –
– To activate cultural processes in Riga by making the city a positively charged, creative, adventurous and socially attractive environment;
– To introduce contemporary circus to Latvia and to strengthen its development in Baltic.
The organizer of the festival is a non-profit organization “Pievilcīgas pilsētvides biedrība” (Society for Attractive Urban Environment) together with “Riga circus” which involves the creatives and managers from few companies that have successfully managed projects with local and international importance.
Take a look into RE RIGA! 2020 festival! See you in 2022!