Riga 2018 – Naturics takes to the skies

Riga 2018 - The Song and Dance Celebration

The Song and Dance Celebration is the greatest cultural masterpiece of the Latvian people, and has withstood the test of time. The Celebration has become an event of national and international importance, bringing together people of different generations and nationalities, and uniting Latvians throughout the world. ... Latvia's Song and Dance Celebration tradition has contributed significantly to the national consciousness, and to maintaining the idea of an independent Latvian nation during difficult periods of history. This has been recognised at the international level and in 2003 the Song and Dance Celebration was included in UNESCO's list of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

Celebration week has culminated in the closing concert Following the Starry Path, in which the voices of 12 000 singers on the Mežaparks Open-air Stage enchanted their listeners in three hour concert of the most outstanding Latvian professional choral music.

Take a look at the impressive scenery of this event.

Riga 2018 - Naturics takes to the skies

In the morning of the same day the Naturics-author has started (for the first time in his life) to his dreamed of free-fly to the windy skies. Look at the short series of the flight impressions.

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