The events marking the centenary of the first Latgalian Congress will be among the main events of the opening of the Latvian Centenary Programme in 2017. It will celebrate the historical decision of Latgalians to join people of Vidzeme and Kurzeme in order to strive for an independent State of Latvia. In frames of the centenary of the first Latgalian Congress, more than 30 events will be held, including the Latgale Centenary Congress during the first week of May.
May 5, 10.00, Cathedral of Jesus Holy Heart in Rēzekne: Ecumenical Service
May 5, 11.00, Rēzekne: Festive Procession (Cathedral of Jesus Holy Heart – Atbrīvošanas aleja 61)
May 5, 11.30, Atbrīvošanas aleja 61, Rēzekne: Opening of the Latgalian Congress’ Centenary. Opening of the monument and square “Latgalian Congress - 100"
May 5, from 13.00, Rēzekne: „Latgale unites”. Events in the city for everyone
May 5, 17.00: Presentation of the Latgalian Congress’ coin
May 5, 14.00-17.00, Latgale’s Embassy GORS, Rēzekne: Plenary Session of the Latgale Centenary Congress
May 6, 10.00-18.00, Rēzekne Academy of Technologies: Latgale Centenary Congress and Closing Plenary Session
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