Fashion show was held yesterday evening at Riga Technical University. More than 20 new and talented Latvian designers have been showcasing their line of clothing. It is the last event before all of them will get a degree in design.
Yesterday Italian pop singer Eros Ramazzotti held finally a single concert in Arena Riga. It was an unique and a very long-awaited performance, because of postponing since November 2009. Close-up photo was taken by Irene.
Rammstein concert is being held today in Arena Riga. An unique show was performed by world famous Band originally coming from East Germany. Rammstein become successful for its sharp and aggressive lyrics. Despite Rammstein is mainstream now, it still could be considered as alternative music.
Exhibition Erots 2010 is being held this weekend at Kipsala hall. Erots stands for sex shops, tattoos and piercings artists, live performance by pornostars and everything else related to erotics. It is said that Erots is the only regular Erotic Exhibition in Baltic States. In fact there is nothing special, so if you have missed Erots, then you can always go to Amsterdam any day and the experience there will be much better :)
Latvian Bodybuilding Cup held yesterday in Moscow's House. The official name is Baker Nutrition Classic. More than 40 participants from 8 countries came to Riga to show their biceps, triceps, quadriceps and other muscles. In general it was quite good show, especially when girls bodybuilders in bikini appeared :) For me it was a big surprise to see my distant friend - Mārtiņš Skujenieks, who won Junior's Cup and took 3rd place in Absolute Cup (the most left one in yellow brief)
In the last day of the summer, Riga held one of the most outrageous public events. Red Bull Flugtag (Day of Flight) is a competition among amateur teams following the steps of the Wright Brothers ;) A-B Dambis gathered more than 50 000 people from around the world.
Tukums Airshow was held yesterday at Tukums air base. Such events are not often for Latvia, but unfortunately this one was overshadowed by small private airplane catastrophe happened just before airshow openning. One person died and seven have severe injury. Thankfully airplane crashed in some garden.
Usually during the summer here are many street musicians on Kalku iela in Vecriga. Sometimes they are wearing women's clothes to attract more people therefore collect more money :) Are you interested, how much? More than 100 EUR per hour!
Yesterday Rigans were fascinated by Lenny Kravitz performance in Arena Riga. Despite being late for more than one hour, it was one of the best shows what Riga has ever seen. Lenny Kravitz is not only overly talented, he is also one of those few artists who is a walking charisma on stage; by the middle of the show even our cold Baltic people were so heated up, it was crazy. Lenny instantly connects with the audience, he let people to follow his 2-hour journey on stage called Love Revolution.
Sensation White is the one of the biggest music events globally. Yesterday it was held in Arena Riga. Sensation gathered 15,000 of House and Trance music fans, so it became the biggest indoor dance event in the whole Baltic States. People from neighbour countries came to Riga to watch amazing performance by world famous DJs like David Guetta, Markus Schulz, Fedde LeGrand and others. Fantastic show using fire, water and lasers, beautiful girls, many friendly people and loud music made Sensation White highly astonishing.
Few days ago legendary band Kiss visited Riga during their KISS Alive/35 World Tour. New York based group has never appeared in Riga before. So, on May 22 Riga public first time witnessed amazing show featured things such as Simmons spitting blood or breathing fire. After Riga, Kiss went on a tour in Russia, visiting Moscow and then Saint-Petersburg.
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