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Nordic-Baltic Arts Festival 

Conference 2019


Day 1: “OPEN UP! Inclusive”

Day 2: “LEVEL UP! Exclusive”   

Post-Conference News!
A short, 5-minute video of the 2019 Arts Festival Conference and NBFP made possible by the ticketing service provider Musikka can be found here.

The 2019 Conference of the NordicBaltic Festival Platform will take place

on 7-8 November 2019 in Liepāja, Latvia.

​Check out the Conference invitation-video and meet in person the Host of 2019 - Timurs Tomsons, CEO of Liepājas koncertzāle Lielais dzintars / Concert Hall Great Amber -, and the Venue itself.

The Conference will bring together managers and artistic directors of festivals from all fields of art and culture to exchange ideas and best practices, make new connections and explore various possibilities for cooperation, while attending some great Latvian performances. This year will see two great keynote speeches by Jenny Sealey (MBE CEO / Artistic Director of the Graeae Theatre Company, UK) and Jonathan Holloway (festival director, chief executive, educator and cultural leader, originally from the UK).

Hosted by / Venue:

- Liepāja Concert Hall Great Amber (Lielais Dzintars)

Check out the 2-minute video of the venue!

​Participation fees (2-day ticket):

- 99 EUR Early Bird rate from June 2019 – 30 September 2019 (prolonged!)

- 149 EUR Regular rate from 1 October 2019 through to the event

- 134.10 EUR = -10% Group rate starting from 3 persons (ask for a Discount Code from
- 69 EUR Student rate


- 20 EUR Special Day 1 rate for people with hearing loss (write to

Buy your ticket online now and here!

Travel recommendations

- Flight to Riga / Liepāja / Palanga Airport

- International bus to Riga Bus Station

- Return transfers from Riga and Palanga airports to Liepāja will be organised for the delegates (ca 3h and 1h, respectively, see the timings below)

- Transfers from/to Riga Bus Station upon special request and upon possibility (please write to

Free conference bus transfer

Wed, 6 November
TBC Palanga Airport – Liepāja (two arrivals from Copenhagen at 2:35 PM and late night 0:55 AM)

8:00 PM Riga Airport – Liepāja*

*For those arriving later than 8:00 PM, there is a flight form Riga to Liepāja at 11:15 PM

Sat, 9 November
TBC Liepāja – Palanga Airport (only one choice for departure – 7:00 AM)

2:30 PM Liepāja – Riga Airport**

**There is an early morning flight Liepāja – Riga at 5:45 AM

For using the free bus transfer, please register here!

Additional transfer options

Public transport Riga International Bus Station –  Liepāja Bus Station

From Riga International Airport travellers must reach Riga International Bus Station (Rigas Starptautiska Autoosta).

At the website of Riga International Airport travellers can choose the way to go to the Bus Station.

The website of Rigas Starptautiska Autoosta offers to buy tickets online. Otherwise, the tickets can be bought at the Bus Station (card/cash) or on board the bus (cash only).

The final destination is Liepāja Bus Station from where the travellers can take a taxi to hotel.

Public transport Palanga Airport - Liepāja.

Public transport Liepāja Airport - Liepāja:


Public transport Klaipeda – Liepāja daily - without exceptions.

Hotel recommendations

Hotel Promenade (5*)

Single room from 65 EUR per night, breakfast included

Promotional Code: NORDICBALTIC

Art Hotel Roma (similar to 5*)

Single room from 47 EUR per night, breakfast included

Promotional Code: NORDICBALTIC

Hotel Amrita (4*)

Single room from 25 EUR per night, breakfast included

Promotional Code: NORDICBALTIC

Hotel LIVA (3*)

Single room from 16 EUR per night w/out breakfast

or 19 EUR when breakfast is included

Without promotional code

Design Hotel Maesto

Single room from 80 EUR per night

Without promotional code

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