THE INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL PROJECT BALTIC BALL
The international cultural project Baltic Ball started on 25 January 2017 in Riga, the capital of Latvia and one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. The purpose of this project is to show that true art has no boundaries and it contributes to the spiritual unity of people from different nationalities. Furthermore, the project activities are aimed at the revival of the traditions of classical culture, the spirituality of society and the support of young talents.
On 23 September 2017 in Riga at the culture palace “Ziemeļblāzma” with a great success was held the first Baltic Charity Ball
The second Baltic Charity Ball in Riga will take place on 22 September 2018 at the culture palace “Ziemeļblāzma”
SECOND BALTIC CHARITY BALL
The international cultural event Baltic Charity Ball will take place on 22 September 2018 in Riga in the palace "Ziemeļblāzma" ("Northern Lights"), which is an architectural monument of 1913 in Art Nouveau style.
The Baltic Ball is an excellent platform for establishing informal business contacts and further develop cultural and business relations between different countries and people.
More than 300 guests are expected to attend the Baltic Ball, among them - the representatives of cultural, business and political circles of Latvia and other Baltic countries, as well as of Russia, Germany, Austria, Swiss, Iceland and USA.
The event follows the format of the famous Vienna Opera Ball. Traditionally, 25 young debutant couples from the Baltic States, Europe and Russia, selected by the Ball Committee, will open the ball.
The main Baltic Ball dance master Andrey Chitu is an experienced choreographer and professional dancer, who successfully leads the famous Viennese Dance School "Stanek". A longtime friend of the Venski Bal in Moscow and Baltic Ball - whose opening choreography he has already staged.
During the ball’s small, but elegant Gala Concert, guests will enjoy the performances of world-class opera and ballet stars accompanied by the Latvian Symphony Orchestra under the guidance of Andrei Lebedev, a talented conductor and laureate of the “Golden Mask Award”.
The Gala concert hosts: ballet dancer and actress Ilze Liepa and actor and well-known theatre director Andrejs Žagars.
The concert offers a rich and varied dance program. Tunes of waltzes, polkas and gallops will be performed by the Latvian Symphony Orchestra. And after the famous midnight quadrille, foxtrot, tango, rumba and cha-cha-cha tunes by jazz orchestra Big Band Jelgava will follow.
During the evening will perform the winners of international ballroom dance competitions in the category of professionals.
A gourmet dinner will be offered to the guests. The dinner menu will consist of the dishes from Latvian cuisine.
The Baltic Ball is a charity event.