About Riga-Israel Festival
CONCEPT:
Berga Bazārs Quarter (BBQ) is holding its annual international eventpresenting to its customers major world cultures - art, music, fashion, design, food and lifestyle.
Event will further enhance BBQ image as the trendsetting centre of Latvia, establishing contacts with new and widening with old partners.
In 2015 Israel has been designated as the partner country.
EVENT GOALS:
To confirm BBQ historical and cultural significance closely interconnected with contemporary quality design trends;
To popularize international cultural achievements in Latvia;
To promote bilateral cultural and commercial ties between Latvia and Israel
ORGANIZERS:
Ira Popov
Well known promoter of Israel fashion jewellery and design. Represents several young jewellery and fashion designers in Russia, Ukraine and Baltic States. Organised designer exhibitions in Moscow and Riga. World closely with leading museums and galleries as well as with jewellery, diamond and fashion institutions.
Sintija Ozola
Represents trendy fashion designers. Owner of Klase boutique in Riga. Produces and curates Latvian fashion shows, with emphasis on young designer brand development and positioning. Cooperates with other Baltic fashion designers and actively promoting new and original brands and ideas.
Kristīne Rudzinska
Leading Latvia’s style and fashion expert. TV personality. Fashion and style designer. Curated numerous fashion and design events. Works with glossy magazines and fashion press. More than twenty years of experience in catwalk and fashion show production in Latvia and abroad.