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THE PREPARATORY WORKS OF THE NEW EXHIBITION TAKE PLACE IN THE HOUSE OF THE BLACKHEADS, THEREFORE, AT THE MOMENT, THE HOUSE IS OPEN ONLY FOR LEASE OF PREMISES

Currently, the preparatory works of the new exhibition are performed in the House of the Blackheads, therefore, the house is not available for public viewing.

Whereas already from mid-September the House of the Blackheads will be available for organisation of various events – banquets, festivities, concerts, balls, solemn receptions, corporate events. More detailed information about the lease possibilities in the House of the Blackheads is available in the homepage section “Lease of premises” or by calling +371 67043678.

AVIATION MUSEUM ''SPILVE'' IS CLOSED FOR VISITORS

AVIATION MUSEUM ''SPILVE'' IS CLOSED FOR VISITORS. After annual technical inspection in aviation museum ''Spilve'', museum was considered as unsafe for visitors. It is intended to make more testing on buildings technical safety, to make sure, if the museum can be opened for public.


We appologize for inconvenience!

LIVE BROADCAST OF 27th EUROPEAN ACADEMY AWARDS CEREMONY

On December 13, at 19:00 cinema Splendid Palace will offer a live broadcast of European Academy Awards Ceremony from Latvian National Opera, bringing together European film-makers, European Film Academy members, guests, nominees and winners to honour the best European cinematographic works. Live broadcast is supported by Lattelecom.

RIGA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - PROGRAMME

From 2 December to 12 December cinema Splendid Palace will host Riga International Film Festival (Riga IFF), the programme of which includes both the latest Latvian films and retrospectives, and the most topical European films.

A NIGHT AT THE CINEMA IN 1914

On 6 December from 13:00 to 19:00 within the framework Riga International Film Festival, Riga Film Museum will offer a special event - a film programme, created by the British Film Institute, which characterises a typical 1914 film session. The programme "A Night at the Cinema in 1914" consists of 14 British and American films: comedies, adventure films, travel reviews and newsreel films, made in 1914.

FILM GALA. HONOURING THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY AWARD WINNER AGNES VARDA

On December 12 at 19.00 Splendid Palace will host the only screening in Riga of film The Beaches of Agnes (French: Les plages d'Agnès), welcoming the great French director Agnes Varda who this year received the European Film Academy Award for lifetime achievement in the film industry.

CINEMA FEST IN DECEMBER

In December cinema Splendid Palace will host a number of outstanding cinema events, promising not only an excellent film programme with previously not screened films, but also a unique opportunity to experience the long-awaited European film event - the European Academy Award Ceremony which is to take place on 12 December and 13 December. There will be screenings of the nominated films, panel discussions among international industry experts, as well as lectures and master classes by globally acknowledged professionals and personalities.

15/11 Chris Norman with band LIVE

On November 15th at 8PM in the Congress hall will perform Chris Norman with band LIVE (ex-Smokie lead singer).



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