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26 · 11 · 2018

Official Visit in Riga: Danish Crownprincely Couple and the Minister for Culture

Official Visit by the Danish Crownprincely Couple and Minister for Culture


Their Royal Hignesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, accompanied by Minister of Culture Mette Bock, will visit Riga 6-7 December 2018 to mark the official Danish celebration of Latvia’s centenary.



Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary. Photo: Franne Voigt

The Crown Prince Couple and the minister will take part in several events during the two days, including a concert by the baroque orchestra Concerto Copenhagen, the conference Creative Industries. Matchmaking and the announcement of the winner of the Architecture competition for TabFab, Riga’s new creative quarter. Furthermore, on behalf of Denmark, HRH Crown Prince Frederik will give a book to the National Library of Latvia.


Architecture Competition for TabFab


Riga’s old tobacco factory (Riga Tabakas Fabrika), formerly owned by Scandinavian Tobacco Group, is being rebuilt and turned into a cultural centre.

Concerto Copenhagen play concerts from the 4th to the 6th of December in Kaunas, Vilnius (Lithuania) and Riga (Latvia) where the baroque orchestra will be led through the Water Music – Baltic States concert by conductor Lars Ulrik Mortensen.

The final concert in Riga on the 6th of December will be attended by their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary as well as the Danish minister of culture Mette Bock.

The Danish baroque orchestra Concerto Copenhagen is touring in Lithuania and Latvia. Photo: Thomas Nielsen

The concerts by Concerto Copenhagen in Lithuania and Latvia are supported by Kronprins Frederiks og Kronprinsesse Mary’s Fond.

DCI in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania is proud to be a part of the centenary celebrations and looks forward to welcome the Crown Prince Couple and the minister of culture to Latvia.