RE RIGA! is an international contemporary circus and street art festival taking place annually in August since 2013. During ten years the festival has brought to Latvia more than 140 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 2023 RE RIGA! will take place from August 15 to 20 in the recently renovated arena of Rīgas cirks, as well as in the Vērmane Garden Park and the streets of Riga.
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 organizers of the festival are: the non-profit organization “Pievilcīgas pilsētvides biedrība” (Society for Attractive Urban Environment) and Rīgas cirks.
Take a look into RE RIGA! 2022 festival! See you in 2023!