4 - 6 January 2020
  Riga      Latvia

Adults Childrens's Dances Choirs / Songs Orchestras

Director:  Mr. Ruslan Ganshin

Nominations of the festival:

  • Folklore and Ethnography
  • Choreography
  • Vocals
  • Choir genre
  • Fine art
  • Instrumental genre
  • Theatre
  • Circus
  • Fashion theater
  • Bard song

Short description

Christmas Wave conquers new cities and countries. At the beginning of 2020, the festival goes to Riga. Our participants will enjoy a rich festival, excursion program, as well as a professional multi-genre competition, the jury of which will be professionals and specialists in the field of vocals, choreography and fashion.

This year the festival will be held at 2 venues:

  • Concert Hall "VEF" (Riga. Latvia), where the competition program of the festival will take place and we will find out the names and winners of the competition.
  • Starlight Palace (MS "Romantica") there will be an out-of-competition festival program. A concert for 2,000 cruise ship passengers in a magnificent hall.

The participants and guests of the festival are hosted by the premium four-star Radisson **** Spa Daugava hotel.
The festival takes place during the traditional European Christmas fairs, so every festival-goer will be able to feel the atmosphere of the holiday and the New Year miracle.


You can take part in the competition program by paying the festival fee; tour payment is not a prerequisite.
4.01 Arrival of the festival participants. Registration, check-in at the Radisson Spa Daugava 4 **** hotel, access to the spa and pool. Sightseeing tour “Riga Fir-trees”, lunch at the national restaurant “LIDO”. New Year's disco for festival participants at the Radisson Hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
5.01 Breakfast (buffet), Competition program of the VII International Festival “Christmas Wave” (VEF kultūras pils).
Award Ceremony. Free time. Access to the spa and pool. Overnight at the hotel.
6.01 Breakfast (buffet). Eviction from the hotel.

Participation fee:

  • 115 Euro per person

Participation fee includes:

  • 2 nights accommodation at the Radisson Blu Spa Daugava 4 **** hotel in Riga (3-bed accommodation);
  • 2 breakfasts (buffet);
  • Access to the spa and pool;
  • Walking tour in Riga;
  • New Year's disco “Wave of Ideas”.
Festival gathering (each participant a New Year's gift):
  • 25 euro / participant (groups),
  • 40 euros (soloists, small forms)

Additional services (optional):

  • lunch at the national restaurant "LIDO" - 10 euros *
  • participation in the festival - depending on the chosen nomination and composition of participants
  • bus "Minsk-Riga-Vilnius-Minsk" - 40 euros
  • price valid for groups over 20 people
Applications of soloists, duets, ensembles are submitted separately. Allowed to participate in several categories for an additional fee.

Any group willing to participate must submit an Application form.
Approved groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

 Contestants from all countries can take part in the Festival. The age of participants in the competition program is from 5 years. Participants of the competitive program are divided into age groups according to the creative application. Participants in the competition program are divided into age categories in accordance with the nominations.