ABOUT THE BALTIC BALL

The international cultural project “BALTIC CHARITY 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 as well as the education and the support of young talents.

On 23 September 2017 and 22 September 2018 in Riga at the culture palace “Ziemeļblāzma” with a great success were held the First and the Second Baltic Charity Ball.

THIRD BALTIC CHARITY BALL

The international cultural event Baltic Charity Ball will again take place on 21 September 2019 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, France, Iceland Belorussia and USA.

The Baltic Ball follows the format of the famous Vienna Opera Ball. The opening ceremony of the ball will be performed by 26 young debutant couples from the Baltic States, Europe and Russia, selected by the Ball Committee.

The main Baltic Ball dance master - Andrey Chitu - experienced choreographer and professional dancer from Vienna, who stages the choreography of the grand openings of the Baltic Ball in Riga and Venski Bal in Moscow.

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 actor Ivars Kalniņš.

The concert offers a rich and varied dance program. Tunes of waltzes, polkas and gallops will be performed by the Latvian Symphony Orchestra.

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.