Category Archives: CountOfMay

COUNT OF MAY 2021: we believe in future

2021 is full of challenges. Pandemic, travel restrictions, gathering restrictions, human fear of the outside world, isolation, quarantine, lack of stability.But let us not be subject to fear and hardship. We look to the future and look forward to the return of the joy of life, the spiritual closeness and togetherness of the people in these difficult times. Exactly this

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FESTIVAL “COUNT OF MAY 2020”: STAY UNITED EVEN DURING PANDEMIA

One of Europe’s values ​​is multiculturalism. Today, both in Latvia and in European countries, there is a clear tendency towards the interaction of different cultures. At the same time, it is important to preserve the unique cultural traditions of the local community by finding a way to promote them in line with modern trends. In the age of globalization, it

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Count of may 2020: united in diversity

Ladies and gentlemen! On August 30, we invite you to the Vermanes Garden, which will turn into the Country of Fantasy for the whole day. The annual international multicultural festival-carnival ′′Count of May 2020 ′′ is ready to meet adult and kids. This is a celebration that unites reality and fairy tale, allows us to dive into the kaleidoscope of

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Preparing to medieval fest “Count of May 2018” – volunteers are welcomed!

  Since 2013 Culture Association Alternate Reality is organizing annual Riga spring carnival – medieval fest “Count of May”. Based on very old Riga cultural tradition started in 1470, every year Riga is celebrating beginning of the spring. Knight tournaments for men, medieval costume contest for ladies, and the best warrior – Count of May – will choose the brightest

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