Medieval Days

The Medieval Days of the Cēsis castle are the richest event in the traditions and innovations of the living history in Latvia which offers the opportunity to travel in time and discover how life has been amazing in the Middle Ages.  During the Medieval Days of the Cēsis castle, the centuries-old history can not  only be viewed with your own eyes but can also be touched, smelled, and tasted. Each year, people of the Cēsis castle invite you to explore new aspects of the ancient centuries.

SEB MTB “Cēsis – Valmiera”

The beginnings of SEB MTB race series date back to 1997. Currently, it is one of the largest MTB Marathon series in Europe, since at each stage 1800 - 2300 local athletes and participants from abroad, as well as a large number of fans are gathering. The race takes place in 7 stages, from the end of April until the beginning of October in different cities of Latvia. Cēsis is the opening stage of the marathon, which also marks the start of the season for cycling. The 42 km long route winds along the picturesque river Gauja up to Valmiera.
 

Festival “Pēteris Vasks’ Music Circle”

The resident ensemble “Trio Palladio” of the Concert Hall “Cēsis” - the outstanding Latvian musicians, winners of the Grand Music Award Eva Bindere, Kristīne Baumane, and Reinis Zariņš have prepared a special program for the new Pēteris Vasks’ festival at Concert Hall “Cēsis”. Two big pieces will be performed: one composed by Pēteris Vasks, the other – Piano Trio by the Estonian composer Erkki-Sven Tüür, similar to the feelings and moods. At the festival, one of the pages of the creative life of Pēteris Vasks will be highlighted - namely, the choir music.

A thousand stories about Espoo

Exhibition about the history of Espoo.
The exhibition delights visitors by providing many different approaches to the past. The rich array of exhibits, entertaining and surprising technical solutions, multimedia and films, a scale model of the village of Mankby and many functional opportunities, such as the opportunity to try out a bow drill at the Stone Age house, offer visitors to the museum a new kind of exhibition experience.

April Jazz

The largest jazz festival in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area will be arranged for the 32nd time at Tapiola in Espoo 25–29 April 2018. The programme will feature a wide spectrum of Finnish and international rhythm music stars. As in previous years, April Jazz Espoo will be hosted by the Espoo Big Band.

More information: http://apriljazz.fi/

Narracje - Brzeźno

During the Narracje Festival, Gdańsk’s cityscape turns into a theatre of architecture and light. The Narracje artists work in visual art using light tech­nology presented on well-known or lesser-known Gdańsk buildings and street recesses, shop windows and in galleries. Their work can often be very surprising.
 
More information:
www.narracje.eu
 

Mozartiana International Mozart Festival

Poland’s only festival to present the music of W.A. Mozart in original interiors from the Classical era is now an important and highly-rated music event. This year’s edition will feature over a dozen concerts with pieces by the Master himself and works inspired by Mozart’s music. The concerts will take place not only in the period interiors of the Oliwa Cathedral and the Abbots’ Palace, but also in the open-air surroundings of the historical Oliwa Park as a natural setting for Mozart’s music.