Part B1 of the Grand Stage of the Mezaparks is currently under construction. More than 42% of the planned construction work has already been completed, according to Riga City Council representatives.
The Mezzaparks Open Stage has the first metal columns of the dome, which will form the roof structure of the outdoor stage. The project is unique not only in Latvia but globally. There will be a total of 44 pillars, the longest being 26 meters and weighing 21 tons.
Construction of the sloping floor of the stage building, installation of exterior metal steps and fences, construction of waterproofing and installation of prefabricated reinforced concrete elements of the sloping floor and stage steps.
The construction work is being carried out by the general partnership "LNK RERE", commissioned by the Riga City Council's Property Department, and should be completed on June 18, 2020, before the 12th Latvian School of Songs and Dance celebration.
As is known, on Friday, August 16, the 15,000 square feet of the Mezaparks large stage covered with green grass was the first opportunity to relax at the largest picnic area in Latvia and watch the new Mezaparks grand stage being built.
The "Auseklītis" Wind Orchestra welcomed guests at the picnic area. The power of the songs, created by composer and instrumentalist Raimonds Tigelis, was performed by the artistic director and conductor of the National Guard Guard Stars Stars. The atmosphere of the evening was complemented by chef Laim Jansone's traditional cocktail sounds and modern improvisations. The Ceremony Orchestra played all evening. Fun toys and fun games for children were provided by fairytale characters from Fairytale House for Kids. The host of the event, Walters Krauze, provided a cozy atmosphere at the Great Mezaparks Excursion Site. Dagamba shared an unprecedented amount of positive energy with viewers
The picnic was an opportunity to try dishes and refreshments of different countries in cooperation with Street food Latvia. It was possible to buy goods from Latvian artisans and local artisans.