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City festival was magnificent

The city festival “My City Daugavpils – the City of Opportunities” (June 3 – June 9) was devoted to entrepreneurs. Festival became one of the greatest birthday celebrations in recent years.

First Deputy Chairperson of Daugavpils City Council Vitālijs Azarevičs expressed satisfaction that the city festival succeeded and was grandiose and various. Vitālijs Azarevičs say thanks to the entrepreneurs who responded and celebrated holidays together with the city and also participated in festive procession. Large gratitude to the Honorary citizens of Daugavpils, which participated on the opening of photo gallery of Honorary Daugavpils citizens at the City Council.

City festival started on June 3 with concerts held in the residential areas of the city.  The culmination of the city festival took place on June 8 and 9.

For the first time there was Avio show, colourful brides’ parade. The culmination of the festival was concert of pop/rock band ‘Brainstorm’ at the central stage of the Unity Square. Gorgeous fireworks show took place at Daugava banks. Concerts were held on many stages, there were sports activities, different thematic events, festive fair.

Daugavpils City Council expresses gratitude to the organizers, who 3 months were preparing the festival for the city’s birthday. Words of thanks to the Cultural department, security services, which was on top of their duty.

Citizens also were open and hospitable. Thanks to the city inhabitants and guests. The activity of collectives was great, a record number of different collectives participated in city festival.

All emergency services admitted that city festival was calm, there were no unpleasant incidents. Daugavpils knows how to celebrate a beautiful holiday!

The information has been prepared by press secretary of Daugavpils city council Līga Korsaka.