Latvian National Theater, Riga

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The Latvian National Theatre is the national theatre of Latvia in Riga.The theatre was built between 1899-1902 by the design of Latvian architect Augusts Reinbergs, becoming Riga's second theatre. It closed during the First World War; on 18 November 1918, Latvia's independence was declared in the theatre building. In 1917 the first shows in Latvian were held in the theatre. The Latvian National Theatre was founded 30 November 1919, just over a year after independence. The creative program was authored by Jānis Akurāters, a Latvian writer, then head of the Art department of the Ministry of Education. The current managing director of the theatre is Ojārs Rubenis and the artistic director is Edmunds Freibergs.
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  • The Latvian National Theatre is on the northern edge of the historic old town of Riga. From the Swedish gate one is walking in about five minutes. The building dates from 1902, and housed the Russian Theatre until 1917. Since then, the Latvian National Theatre is housed here. Worth a short visit here for anyone who would like to see no performance. We have looked at like the lavishly renovated building with its green roof and the numerous decorations on the facade.
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  • On the play, but the theatre building is beautiful. Recommend rate at least its external quality. A good sample of the architectural style of the beginning of the 20 century, widely and variously represented in Riga.
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  • Landmark, which still works. a group of people you can go to any performance. They are for children and adults. There are toilets and a cloakroom.
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  • Old, nice and historic building, where was declared independence of the Latvian Republic in 18th November 1918.
  • Nice old fashion theatre
  • nice place to go.
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  • Beautiful and classic looking theater if you are into something classic and artistic

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