Light Festival “Staro Rīga 2018” projects grant competition is announced

Education, Culture and Sports Department of Riga City Council (RD IKSD) announces a projects grant competition of Light festival “Staro Rīga 2018” to provide a diverse programme of the festival and to organise exhibition of environmental light objects.

This year festival will be hold from November 16th to 19th – during the period, when anniversary of proclamation of the Republic of Latvia is celebrated. The festival keeps on
the tradition to enhance light and the joyful feeling of togetherness in the birthday of Latvia, illuminating streets, squares, buildings, parks and areas of Riga. The theme of the 2018 year festival is “Up Rose the Castle of Light”.

Funding will be awarded in the competition for creation of light objects, and any legal person registered in the Republic of Latvia or abroad, a municipal or public body, individual operators are invited to participate in the competition.

Applications for the Project shall be submitted in person to the Department, in Riga, at Krišjāņa Valdemāra iela 5, Clients Service Centre of the Department, starting as of the date of announcement of the Competition on working days from 9:00 to 16:00 by 15 March 2018, 15:00 (or sending via mail – no later than by 12 March 2018 (date of dispatch)).

Concurrently the Application should be sent electronically to the e-mail address

Additional information regarding the contest is available by phone +371 26496644.

Festival of Light “Staro Rīga 2018” Projects Grant Competition documentation:

Annex 1 – Job Assignment
Annex 2 – Project’s Application form
Annex 3 – Project’s Estimate of Expenditures form
Annex 4 – Confirmation form
Annex 5 – Example of Financing Contract
Annex 5.1. – Estimate of Expenditures form
Annex 5.2. – Financial report’s form
Annex 5.3. – Project’s report form