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07 June - 08 June

Art night - DAUGAVPILS IS ART

An event, which as a multidisciplinary project, combines different arts and flourishes at the beginning of Daugavpils City Festival as a bright flower, which doesn’t leave indifferent any of the Daugavpils Fortress visitors. Event is organised in a cooperation with Association of Art Teachers, other Latvian cultural organisations and partners abroad. There is a presence of at least 15 different culture media in the event, therefore it is represented in Latvia and abroad.

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05 July

Opening of the new exhibition season at the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center (season 3)

During the year, five exhibition seasons will take place in the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center with more than 40 exhibitions in various fields of art – painting, graphics, textiles, ceramics, photography, etc. – exhibitions demonstrate the best art projects in the region, Latvia and abroad. On July 5th the 3rd exhibition season will be opened.

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20 July - 21 July

V International Festival of War History Reconstruction Clubs "Dinaburg 1812"

International festival of war history reconstruction clubs “Dinaburg 1812” is dedicated to defending of Daugavpils fortress in July of 1812, when there were fierce battles between the fortress garrison and Napoleon troops. Participants and visitors of the festival will have the opportunity to feel the atmosphere of the 19th century, see Napoleon and Alexander I time soldiers, enjoy the performances of artists and the craftsmen’s market and, of course, observe the reconstruction of the historical struggle with participants from Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Belarus and other countries.

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01 August - 29 August

“Musical August” in Daugavpils

On the Thursdays of August, great music is played in Daugavpils. Viewers of “Musical August” are delighted by musicians from Latvia, Spain, Lithuania, Germany, Ukraine, Russia and other countries, providing diverse insights into different musical styles and genres.

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01 September - 31 October

VIII Music and Art Festival ReStArt 2019

Instrumental, symphonic, choir and vocal concerts, rock and jazz music, film and theater performances, art and photo exhibitions, and dance performances.

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07 September

Youth Festival “Artišoks 2019”

“Artišoks” is the largest youth festival in Daugavpils, which has become one of the city’s business cards, as it is attended not only by local youth, but also guests from other cities and countries of Latvia.
“Artišoks” is organized to introduce young people with the opportunity to spend their free time in Daugavpils city in a useful and interesting way, supporting a wide range of interests, creative approach and active, healthy lifestyle.

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14 September

Rigas Street Festival

During the Riga Street Festival, every person can find inspiration along this street and catch art in a stream of creative feelings dominated by music, poetry, movement, visual art and street architecture. Traveling exhibitions, retro car exhibition, workshops, light installations, music and art performances, etc.

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20 September

Opening of the new exhibition season at the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center (season 4)

During the year, five exhibition seasons will take place in the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center with more than 40 exhibitions in various fields of art – painting, graphics, textiles, ceramics, photography, etc. – exhibitions demonstrate the best art projects in the region, Latvia and abroad. On September 20 the 4th exhibition season will be opened.

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15 November

Opening of the new exhibition season at the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center (season 5)

During the year, five exhibition seasons will take place in the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center with more than 40 exhibitions in various fields of art – painting, graphics, textiles, ceramics, photography, etc. – exhibitions demonstrate the best art projects in the region, Latvia and abroad. On November 15 the 5th exhibition season will be opened.

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07 December

Lighting of the City Christmas Tree

Following the tradition, Daugavpils central Christmas Tree will be lit at the Unity Square. During the event, the musical greeting will be given by musical ensembles of Daugavpils. To have a chance to buy Christmas gifts, Christmas Market will be open at the Unity Square, where souvenirs, knitted goods, Christmas tree decorations, gingerbread etc. could be bought.

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