Eight Stars

On November 18, the third documentary of Askolds Saulītis about Latvian riflemen “Eight Stars” will be premiered in the cinema “Splendid Palace”. 20:30 Jānis Nords’ feature film “With Foam on the Lips”.

addition to these events, there will be an opportunity to attend various concerts in Riga, which will take place in cultural centers and concert halls both in the city center and in the vicinity.

November 18 Torchlight procession is one of the traditions of the Proclamation Day of the Republic of Latvia, which began on November 18, 2003 as the youth association “All for Latvia!” dedication to the state of Latvia on the anniversary of its foundation. Every year, the march gathers more and more participants, submitting several thousand since 2005, but since 2013 it has already exceeded 10,000 and is gradually becoming the most emotionally exciting and ambitious tradition of the November 18 holiday. On November 18, 2016, about 17,000 participants went on the march.