The outstanding Latvian music school NAS Emils Darzins Music school is going to celebrate its 75 birthday in 2020. Emils Darzins Music school (EDMS) has been the meeting place since its foundation, where students and high-level music teachers who are the best Latvian performers and brightest personalities cooperate to develop new prominent musicians who will represent Latvia around the world. Since 2017 Emils Darzins Music school has joined Professional Education Competence Centre „National Art school”, which includes other three professional art institutions: Janis Rozentals Art school, Riga Cathedral Choir school, Riga Choreography school. All four institutions represent the highest Latvian standards of art, music and dancing giving excellent state and international performances.
The distinguished EDMS students are such great musicians as Andris Nelsons (a three time Grammy award winner!), Gidon Kremer, Raimonds Pauls, Martins Brauns, Maris Sirmais, Sergejs, Andrejs and Georgijs Osokins, Inga Kalna, Peteris Vasks, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Maris Liepa, Andris Liepa, Ilze Liepa and other great Latvian artists.
The collected charity grant during the Baltic Charity Ball will be allocated for the purchase of a new piano to provide qualitative educational process at school.
In the beginning of December 2018, the Professional Creative Association and Training Center “EVENTUS” and the Russian House of Science and Culture organized the III International Children’s Theater Festival in Berlin. The festival was attended by well-known children’s ballet schools from Russia, Germany, Latvia, Spain, France and other countries. At the festival, each dance school presented its performances – ballet tales.
The festival has been a great success and became an excellent example of creative cooperation and international communication between children’s dance schools of different countries! During the festival, its participants were also able to visit unique master classes.
At the “Baltic Charity Ball” 2018 a charity grant of EUR 6,000 was collected, which helped young talents from Latvia to participate in this festival. On behalf of the “Baltic Charity Ball” team, we wish these young dancers to continue mastering their skills in order to succeed at the world’s dance festivals on the most famous stages!
During the ball, 6000 euro charity grant was collected for the use of international society “EVENTUS” who will organize the participation of talented children from Latvia at the 3rd international festival of children’s choreographic performances in Berlin later this year.
The Baltic Ball is a charity event.
International Society and Training Center “EVENTUS” have been working since 2005 as a training center and organizer of international cultural and
educational projects related to choreography of the highest professional level.
The mission of the Society is to pay attention to each little person, helping to develop his potential and support the family, to help the dream to become a reality.
Among the projects: “Children and Youth international choreography competition ”Riga spring” , “International Children’s Fairytale Ballet Festival” – in Riga, ” On the banks of the Neva River ” choreography festival in St. Petersburg,” International festival of children’s performances” in Berlin, whose participants are dance schools, studios and ballet academies from more than 25 countries all over the world. It is important to mention that among members of the jury there are such world ballet stars as Zita Errs, Guzel Apanaeva, Yuri Petukhov, Philip Lorma, Marek Rozycki, Nina Ananiashvili, Andrey Litvinov and many others.
The Society has established a system of long-term cooperation with state choreography schools, including the Riga Choreography School.
The funds raised at the charity tombola during the second Baltic Charity Ball will give an opportunity to talented and gifted children from Latvia take part in “the 3rd International Festival of children’s ballet performance” in Berlin, together with collectives from France, Germany, Spain, Latvia and Russia. The festival will feature six charity ballet performances in early December – a real miracle on the Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
The First Baltic Charity Ball grant of 10 000 euros was donated to the Riga Choreography School.
Riga Choreography School has been promoting dance art in Latvia for more than 75 years.
Among graduates of Riga Choreography School there are such well-known names in the world as Maris Liepa, Alexander Godunov and Mikhail Baryshnikov.