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LAMPA warm up event in Purvciems, Rīga

03.05.2017
Only two months to go until the LAMPA festival! The second, final warm-up event will be held in Riga, offering mayoral candidate debates, three exciting discussions and a brain-teasing program for kids. The all-day event will take place on May 20th, starting at noon in Purvc..

LAMPA calls for event proposals

06.02.2017
LAMPA invites everyone – groups of like minded individuals, companies or government institutions – to submit event proposals for the third Conversation festival LAMPA, taking place June 30 – July 1 in the Cēsis castle park. The conversation festival LAMPA i..

A Grand Finale for the Conversation Festival LAMPA

06.07.2016
The 2016 LAMPA festival was attended by three times as many people as last year – almost 9000 festival goers proved that a culture of conversation, and social and political engagement is on the rise. We are pleased to announce that the LAMPA festival will take place ag..

Flipping the Switch – Friday Thousands will Start a Con..

30.06.2016
This weekend, from Friday morning to Saturday night, the Conversation festival LAMPA will take place in the Cesis castle park – this is possibly the most substantive and intellectually engaging festival ever. Participants will gather to discuss important issues, streng..

LAMPA ANNOUNCES THE FESTIVAL PROGRAMME – 150 EVENTS, 80..

02.06.2016
The conversation festival LAMPA announces this year’s programme, one month before the event. The festival, taking place July 1 – 2 in the Cesis castle park, will host almost 150 events in an array of formats and covering dozens of topics, organized by over 80 org..

LAMPA exhibition opens in Riga

02.06.2016
An exhibition of caricatures ‘’The truth is in the joke’’, specially curated for the LAMPA festival, opened on Thursday, June 2 in Riga.  The exhibition is held in cooperation with the movement ‘’Free Riga’’, which strives..

LAMPA ANNOUNCES A COMPETITION FOR INNOVATIVE EVENTS TO ..

10.03.2016
Everyone is invited to submit their ideas for events, to be included in the programme of the 2nd conversation festival LAMPA, taking place July 1 – 2 in the Cesis castle park.  The deadline for submissions is April 17, 2016.  There are no limitations in the c..

LAMPA CEMENTS TRADITIONS – ANNOUNCING THIS YEAR’S FESTI..

05.03.2016
The second conversation festival LAMPA will take place this summer, same place, same time: in the first days of July, in the magical Cesis castle park.  For 2 days, July 1st and 2nd, the LAMPA festival will once again offer  light-hearted and engaging opportunities..

3500 attend conversation festival ‘’LAMPA’’

07.01.2016
The conversation festival ‘’LAMPA’’, held last weekend, attracted 3500 festival goers attending  60 different events, proving that a festival focused on discussion and debate is indeed viable. Festival organizers have announced that ‘&rsquo..

Dissecting Latvia’s Values

01.07.2015
All of the political parties represented in parliament will take on one of Latvia’s biggest unanswered questions – defining Latvia’s values. The event will take place Saturday, July 4, on the main stage of the conversation festival ‘’Lampa&rdquo..