The International Wooden Sculpture Festival will be held in Culture and Recreation park “Mežaparks” (Riga, Latvia).

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The International Wooden Sculpture Festival will be held in Culture and Recreation park “Mežaparks” (Riga, Latvia).

26.01.2017

From May 10-20, 2017 the International Wooden Sculpture Festival will be held in Culture and Recreation park “Mežaparks” (Riga, Latvia). The festival is organized by Riga City municipal enterprise SIA “Rīgas meži”.

The objective of the Festival is to expand and diversify opportunities for recreation and entertainment in the city park, as well as to enhance international cultural exchange and introduce world’s latest trends of professional environmental wood art.

Local and foreign sculptors will create large-scale wooden sculptures on topic “Mežaparks - the green heart of Riga” at the Green Theatre of "Mežaparks" during the Festival. Park's visitors will be allowed to observe sculpture creation process free of charge. At the end of the Festival, the sculptures will be set in the territory of "Mežaparks" thus becoming a long-term environmental objects available for viewing for all visitors of "Mežaparks" free of charge.

 

Latvian and foreign sculptors and craftsmen, experienced in woodworks, are welcome to participate in the Festival.

 

Festival REGULATION is available here!

Application form is available here!

 

Photo: Kārlis īle