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European Blues Challenge + European Blues Union General Assembly + Blues Market = Riga, European Blues Capital 2014!

The rotation of location of our annual event provides the opportunity to discover new regions, new cultures, new people, new cooking and the Blues above the all!

Read an interview with EBU President Mr. Thomas Ruf!

Arrive to Riga


  • Currency: since 1st of January, 2014, Latvia has Euro currency.
  • ATMs: most ATMs from Danske, DNB, Nordea, SEB, Swedbank are available in public areas.
  • Prices: in general everything is at same price level as in Europe, except cigarettes & alcohol which are cheaper.

Getting around and sightseeing