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A list of the main events and festivals in Daugavpils in 2020

 04.01.2020
A list of the main events and festivals in Daugavpils in 2020

JANUARY

From 1st to 6th of January
Christmas Events

Vienības (Unity) Square, Daugavpils

FEBRUARY

1st of February, 2 pm
General Rehearsal of the “Musical Bank” Show
Daugavpils Olympic Centre, 1 Stadiona Street, Daugavpils

1st of February, 7 pm
Final Concert and Award Ceremony of the “Musical Bank” Show
Daugavpils Olympic Centre, 1 Stadiona Street, Daugavpils

7th of February, 4 pm
An opening of the new exhibition season at the Mark Rothko Art Centre (1st season)
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, 3 Mihaila Street, Daugavpils

From 7th to 9th February
II Daugavpils International Folk Dance Festival 
Vienības (Unity) House, 22a Rīgas Street, Daugavpils

29th February, 12 pm
“Wide Maslenitsa” Feast 
Vienības (Unity) Square, Daugavpils

MARCH

From 1st to 13th of March
9th International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium 
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, 3 Mihaila Street, Daugavpils

From 10th to 20th of March
Daugavpils Spring Gourmets Decade
Daugavpils restaurants and cafes

From 16th to 17th of March
Solomon Mihoels’ Days
Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

APRIL

From 1st of April to 17th of May 
Daugavpils Art Days 
Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

From 13th to 24th of April
3rd International Photography Symposium 
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, 3 Mihaila Street, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

13th of April
Easter Monday
Vienības (Unity) Square, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

From 21st to 22nd of April
World Horting Cup 2020  

Daugavpils Olympic Centre, 1 Stadiona Street, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

24th of April, 4 pm
An opening of the new exhibition season at the Mark Rothko Art Centre (2nd season)
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, 3 Mihaila Street, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

25th of April
Daugavpils Half Marathon 2020
Daugavpils
EVENT IS POSTPONED TO ANOTHER DATE – 6th OF SEPTEMBER.

From 25th to 26th of April
XII Daugavpils International Folklore Festival  

Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

MAY

From 1st to 3rd of May
Polish National Flag Day and the Day of Polish Community Abroad. Polish Constitution Day. Varšavas Street Festive
Polish Culture Centre, 30 Varšavas Street and Polish Gymnasium, 1 Marijas Street, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

From 1st to 15th of May
2nd International Painting Symposium “Silva Linarte”
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, 3 Mihaila Street, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

2nd of May
Daugavpils Cyclocross
Stropu Forest, Daugavpils
EVENT IS POSTPONED TO ANOTHER DATE!

2nd of May, 7 pm
Speedway World Championship – Speedway of Nations 
Stadium “Lokomotīve”, 54 Jelgavas Street, Daugavpils
EVENT IS POSTPONED TO ANOTHER DATE – 25th / 26th OF SEPTEMBER.

4th of May
Declaration of Independence Day in Latvia 
Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

16th of May
Museum Night 2020
Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

16th of May, from 7 pm till 2 am
Art Night
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, 3 Mihaila Street, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

From 27th to 30th of May 
CEV Volleyball European Golden League 2020 (men) and CEV Volleyball European Silver League 2020 (women)
Daugavpils Olympic Centre, 1 Stadiona Street, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

30th of May
Night of Churches 2020
Sounds of the bells, spiritual music concert, the opportunity to visit the halls of the churches, listen to the stories about the history of the congregations and see the sacred objects, the evening of prayers.
Daugavpils
THE EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE IN AN ELECTRONIC ENVIRONMENT – www.baznicunakts.lv

JUNE

From 5th to 7th of June
Daugavpils City Festival
Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

From 6th to 7th of June
Shmakovka Museum celebrates its 4th birthday!
Special admission fee for individual visitors – 2.15 EUR. 
Shmakovka Museum, 22a Rīgas Street, Daugavpils

7th of June
Latgalian Song Festival
Stropu Stage, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

From 12th to 14th of June
3rd International Puppet Festival
Daugavpils Regional Studies and Art Museum, 8 Rigas Street, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

21st of June 
Summer Solstice with the Folk Dance and Song Group “Svātra”
A. Pumpura Square, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

23rd of June 
Midsummer Festival
Stropu Stage, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

From 29th of June to 3rd of July
3rd International Ceramics Biennale
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, 3 Mihaila Street, Daugavpils
EVENT IS POSTPONED TO 2021 YEAR!

JULY

3rd of July, 4 pm
An opening of the new exhibition season at the Mark Rothko Art Centre (3rd season)
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, 3 Mihaila Street, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

3rd of July
Celebration of “Baltkrievu Kupalle” 
Central Park, 27 Raiņa Street, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

From 10th to 11th of July
Daugavpils Drift Festival
Cartodrome “Blāzma”, 11 Blāzmas Street, Daugavpils

From 10th to 12th of July
International Brass Orchestra Festival in Daugavpils
A. Pumpura Square, Daugavpils

From 10th to 24th of July
9th International Ceramic Art Symposium „Ceramic Laboratory”
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, 3 Mihaila Street, Daugavpils

18th of July
“Dinaburg 1812” 6th International Festival of the Military Historical Reconstruction
Daugavpils Fortress, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

AUGUST

6th, 13th, 20th and 27th of August
Musical August in Daugavpils
Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

8th of August 
Marta’s Ball 
Daugavpils Fortress, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

15th of August
Honey and Garlic Festival

A. Pumpura Square, Daugavpils
EVENT IS CANCELLED!

22nd of August
2nd International “Dragon Boat” Festival in Daugavpils

Lielais Stropu Lake, Daugavpils

SEPTEMBER

September-October
“ReStArt 2020” IX International Music and Arts Festival in Daugavpils
Daugavpils

5th of September
Rīgas Street Festival
Rīgas Street, Vienības (Unity) Square, Daugavpils

5th of September, from 3 pm till 10 pm
“Artišoks 2020” Youth Festival
Dubrovina Park, Daugavpils

6th of September
Daugavpils Half Marathon 2020
Daugavpils

From 7th to 12th of September
Poetry Days in Daugavpils City and District 
Daugavpils City and District, Latgale Central Library and affiliated organisations

12th of September
Shmakovka Museum celebrates its 4th birthday!
Celebration, excursions, shmakovka tasting, masterclasses.
Shmakovka Museum, 22a Rīgas Street, Daugavpils

From 12th to 25th of September
16th International Painting Symposium “Mark Rothko 2020”
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, 3 Mihaila Street, Daugavpils

25th of September
Latvian Night Orienteering Championship
Daugavpils

25th and 26th of September
Speedway World Championship – Speedway of Nations 
Stadium “Lokomotīve”, 54 Jelgavas Street, Daugavpils

28th of September
Daugavpils Sinfonietta Concert
Concert hall of Vienības (Unity) House, 22a Rīgas Street, Daugavpils

OCTOBER

3rd of October
55th Run “Daugavpils-Mežčiems”
Daugavpils Fortress, Daugavpils

10th of October
X International Folk Culture Festival “Belarusian Fair in Daugavpils”
Daugavpils Palace of Culture, 92 Smilšu Street, Daugavpils

From 10th to 20th of October
Daugavpils Autumn Gourmets Decade
Daugavpils restaurants and cafes

23rd of October
Celebration of Professional Brass Band’s “Daugava” 35th Birthday
Concert hall of Vienības (Unity) House, 22a Rīgas Street, Daugavpils

NOVEMBER

November
Patriot Week and events dedicated to the Lāčplēsis Day
Daugavpils Regional Studies and Art Museum, 8 Rīgas Street, Daugavpils

6th of November, 4 pm
An opening of the new exhibition season at the Mark Rothko Art Centre (4th season)
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, 3 Mihaila Street, Daugavpils

11th of November
Lāčplēsis Day
Daugavpils

11th of November
Events in Daugavpils Fortress that are devoted to Lāčplēsis Day and Proclamation of the Republic of Latvia
Daugavpils

14th of November
Latvia’s 102nd birthday, masterclass
Shmakovka Museum, 22a Rīgas Street, Daugavpils

From 17th to 18th of November
Latvia’s National Day – Proclamation of the Republic of Latvia
Daugavpils

DECEMBER

5th of December
Lighting up the city’s main Christmas tree
Vienības (Unity) Square, Daugavpils

12th of December
Daugavpils Fortress – 210, Local Historical Conference
Daugavpils Fortress, Daugavpils

19th of December, 6 pm
Celebration of Vienības (Unity) House’s 83rd Birthday
Concert hall of Vienības (Unity) House, 22a Rīgas Street, Daugavpils

26th of December
Second day of Christmas
Vienības (Unity) Square, Daugavpils

30th of December
Christmas Run
Daugavpils

31st of December
Celebration of New Year
New Year’s fireworks on the riverside, gala concert and festive disco.
Vienības (Unity) Square, Daugavpils

Information prepared by:
Daugavpils Tourist Information Centre, 22a Rigas Street, Daugavpils
Phone: +371 65422818, 26444810, turisms@daugavpils.lv

Additional information about events and festivals that are held in Daugavpils
www.visitdaugavpils.lv
www.daugavpils.lv
www.kultura.daugavpils.lv
www.vienibasnams.lv
www.lcb.lv
www.daugavpilsteatris.lv
www.daugavpilssports.lv
www.facebook.com/Daugavpils.Travel
www.facebook.com/Daugavpilscietoksnis
www.facebook.com/SmakovkasMuzejs

Publication photo: Anastasija Kočmarjova