Thursday, 16 October 2008

Kino Riga








Cinema Rīga was founded in 1923 and is the oldest cinema in Latvia. It is probably also the only cinema in the country that still hires an artist to paint film ads.
(c) Photos by Arnis Balcus

4 comments:

Gabriela García Calderón said...

Hand painted film ads? Hopefully you'll post pictures of those soon.
All the best from Peru.

Arnis Balcus said...

see the the second pic from the bottom - that's the one. it is actually quite huge, i would say 2 x 3 meters

Gabriela García Calderón said...

Very nice Arnis.
Have you seen this?
http://globalvoicesonline.org/2008/11/13/central-eastern-europe-a-travel-roundup/
Or this?
http://es.globalvoicesonline.org/2008/11/14/europa-central-y-oriental-resumen-de-viajes/
Look for the word Latvia (or Letonia, in Spanish).
Saludos desde el Perú.

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