FESTIVAL "count of may"
Annual open air festival/carnival in Riga, Latvia
connecting epochs, cultures and people

XI international multicultural festival
"COUNT OF MAY 2022"

Festival 2022: "Riga - city of Masters"

21.05.-22.05.2022. 

12:00 - 22:00

Riga, LATVIA, VERMANES GARDEN

"Count of May" is an unique spring event for the whole family based on 550 years old Riga medieval culture tradition

  • Event uniting the epochs from the day Riga was founded to present times.
  • Event uniting the cultural traditions of Europe and Asia, as well as the cities of the Hansa Trade Union.
  • Event uniting society and different people regardless of ethnic, national, religious affiliation, social status, gender or age.
  • Event in the open air with th aim to gie pshychoemotional support to the people, promoting the restoration of spiritual and physician energy, with the help of positive emotions inspires new ideas in life!
  • Event celebrating the diversity of cultural traditions of residents and visitors of Latvia.
  • Event created by Riga residents themselves - enthusiasts and volunteers in honor of spring, love, and valor.
  • Event combining a fairy tale and a reality, imagination and creativity, inspiration and talents!

FREE ENTRANCE, NO RESTRICTIONS

In 2022, we focus on presenting a wide variety of cultures and creative activities that bring people together and make people truly Masters of their craft or creativity.
With all our diversity, we can find common ground.  

Our diverse cultures, talents and Master skills will help us enrich each other spiritually and emotionally.

We also focus on the health aspect of the event - a walk-carnival in nature and positive emotions contribute to the restoration of the physical and spiritual forces that we need so much in our stressfull life.

WE INVITE YOU TO THE FESTIVAL WITH LOVE AND POSITIVE EMOTIONS, 

LET'S CREATE A FAIRTYTALE TOGETHER - FOR OURSELVES AND FOR ALL OTHERS!

WHO IS COUNT OF MAY?

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SOCIAL AIM OF FESTIVAL

СОЦИАЛЬНАЯ ЦЕЛЬ

PARTNERS AND SPONSORS

ORGANIZERS

Since 2012, the festival has been annually organized by the NGO Culture Association  "Alternative Reality": an association of enthusiasts and volunteers who, at their own expense, organize and conduct annual multicultural festival for residents and guests of Riga.  

The goal of the Alternative Reality organization is solidarity of community, promoting of multiculturalism and volunteering, lifelong education, mutual respect and the desire to develop the creative potential and talents of people, regardless of social status, nationality, culture, minority or other external differences.

This year project of the festival is approved by European Solidarity Corpse and many joung people from all over Europe will join to organizational team as volunteers to help organize a festival, to learn about multiculturalism and solidarity.
Festival "Count of May" is one of the organization's long-term cultural projects (2012-2025). Organization Details

The project "Count of May": united in diversity was financed with the support of European Commission’s European Solidarity Corps administered in Latvia by the Agency for International Programs for Youth. This publication reflects only the author’s views, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained there in.


UNITED IN DIVERSITY

Like other cultural and social projects of Culture Association "Alternative Reality", a project "Count of May" is based on the principles of multiculturalism and the interaction of various traditions, cultures and languages, which is the basic principle of the creation of the European Union.

Motto EU: United in Diversity


In 2022, we focus on the health aspect of the event - a walk-carnival in nature and positive emotions contribute to the restoration of the physical and spiritual forces that we need so much after pandemic