On August 15, in the Dzintari Concert Hall, in honor of the opening of a new significant event in the Baltic countries and throughout Europe – the Baltic Awards, a grandiose concert “Oscar” Night / Film. Music. Orchestra.” will take place. The evening will begin with the opening of the First Baltic Awards – award nominees, musicians, artists, as well as numerous invited guests of honor from all over the world will walk along the red carpet. The event will continue with an unforgettable concert – famous works from the Oscar-winning films, as well as the popular melodies from the legendary and beloved films will be performed by the musicians of the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra under the baton of the renowned conductor Anthony Gabriele (Great Britain). Guests will have a wonderful opportunity to reminisce and watch iconic moments from legendary and Oscar-winning films on the open-air stage.

“Baltic Awards” is a new project of the “Inessa Galante Foundation” in cooperation with public and educational institutions, professional associations and diplomatic missions of the three Baltic countries – Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. The award will be presented to outstanding figures of the Baltic countries for their contribution to the development of art, science and architecture, highlighting the importance of the region in the European context.

The winners are determined by the Award’s expert committee, which already includes: ex-President of Latvia, politician, public figure Vaira Vike-Freiberga, ex-President of Latvia, politician Valdis Zatlers, ex-President of Estonia, politician Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Latvian Academy of Sciences Ivar Kalvins, President of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences Juras Banys, world-famous Latvian composer Peteris Vasks, Latvian singer, author of music and lyrics, producer Janis Shipkevic, Secretary General of the expert committee, a leading partner of Rödl & Partner in the Baltics and Northern Europe Jens-Christian Pastille, and some other significant representatives of the public, cultural and business sectors of the Baltic countries. The chairman of the committee and founder of the foundation is opera diva Inessa Galante.

The award will become a bright, large-scale and significant international event, which will be held annually in Riga and Jurmala, in the Dzintari concert hall for several days. The first Baltic Awards events will take place this summer, from August 15 to 17.

Approximate concert duration: 2 x 45 minutes with intermission

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