Daugavpils welcomes to the 5th International Daugavpils Historical Re-enactment Festival “Dinaburg 1812” (VIDEO)
5th International Daugavpils Historical Re-enactment Festival “Dinaburg 1812”, which is dedicated to attack of the Napoleon’s Army on the Dinaburg Fortress in 1812, will be held in Daugavpils on July 20th to 21st, 2019.
In the evening of the first day of the festival, “Percival” folk music group will give a performance at 9 pm in the yard of the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre. The music group will perform in Latvia for the first time.
In the year 2019 the music festival “Musical August in Daugavpils” begins on the 1st of August and continues till the 29th of August.
On 17 August, the International Festival of Street Theatres and Clownery will place for the first time in Daugavpils Fortress. It will be dedicated to the legendary clown Koko – Nicolai Poliakov, born in Dvinsk (1900-1974).
Tours at the Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory will be held every day from July to August, 2019.
Leaflets about the upcoming events held in Daugavpils from July to September 2019 are available at Daugavpils Tourist Information Centre. The leaflets are published in four languages – Latvian, Russian, English and Lithuanian. Leaflets include information about the exhibitions, culture and sports events as well as information about the city’s tourist attractions.
In 2019, a new track was opened in the adventure park – a net route. The net route offers an amazing new way of enjoying activities at the height of 7m, manoeuvring through the nets, jumping or relaxing. It is interesting for both children and adults.
Bicycle and e-scooter rental service is available for fans of the outdoor activities. Residents and guests of Daugavpils have a choice whether to ride around city for a few hours or to take a long trip even for a whole day.
Daugavpils District has been recognised as the friendliest region in Latvia in relation to the traveling with the dogs. This fact was reported by representatives of the “Ar suni” (“With the dog”) project. There are 32 dog friendly places in Daugavpils city and surrounding area.
International painting symposium “Mark Rothko”, which has become a fine tradition, will run 8 through 21 September at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, this year – under the topic “Painting our future together”.
For enthusiasts of active recreation, the team of “Park Hotel Latgola” in collaboration with “VELODVINSK” has prepared a Seasonal offer how to explore the Daugavpils city!
We want you to make the most of your day at Daugavpils fortress. Let one of our experienced guides bring your visit to the fortress alive. To book an excursion contact the Daugavpils fortress Culture and Information Centre or contact the Daugavpils Tourist Information Centre.
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