Marking its 8th anniversary this year, the Cēsis Art Festival will be running from 11 July through 9 August 2014. A rich program featuring a diverse range of art forms included classical music concerts, visual art exhibitions, opera and drama performances.
Visit to the reconstruction of a 9-10th century settlement on the lake, medieval castle ruins and recreation of ancient dwelling houses from Stone and Bronze Ages. Guided tours about the lake settlement, lifestyle and building traditions of ancient Latgalians featuring the findings from ten archaeological research periods there, demonstrating household objects, tools and explaining their uses.
Educational programmes for schools and youth groups.
Activities for weddings.
Elite lugers from all over the world will gather in Sigulda to experience the most important start of the season. Hundredths of a second will determine who is the fastest this year when athletes from over 30 countries compete. Fans will have an excellent opportunity to watch the competition on site.
Luge is a winter sport in which one or two lugers descend special tracks designated for this sport in a sledge, competing for the fastest time. Luge is considered one of the fastest, most technical and successful sports in Latvia.