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Sunrise Concert. Jūrmala Festival

July 28, Tuesday 04.00
Performers: Iveta Apkalna, organ This year’s Jūrmala Festival will kick off with an unusual event: On 28 July at 4.00 a.m., all visitors are invited to watch the sunrise on Dzintari Beach, listening to an organ playing and the sounds of the sea, while enjoying a cup of hot tea or coffee. The world-renowned Latvian organist and honorary artist of Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie Iveta Apkalna will perform a special concert on the beach. The concert will begin before sunrise, reaching its culmination along with the rising of the sun at 5.05 a.m. Event is free of charge.