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KINO "Riga" Traditional Geocache

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LAT: ši slepna merkis ir aicinat apmeklet kino bez popkorna smakas un kraukškiem, vieta kas radita makslai.

ENG: the aim of this cache is to motivate to visit cinema without the smell and crunch of popcorn, the place that is created for art.

1923. gada 30. decembri tika atklats kinoteatris “Splendid Palace”, ko šobrid vairak pazist ka kino “Riga”. Tas bija pirmais kinoteatris Baltijas valstis, kur saka demonstret skanu filmas.
Kinoteatra eka ir valsts nozimes arhitekturas piemineklis. Tolaik pirma dzelzsbetona eka pilseta celta pec arhitekta F. Skujina projekta. Namam ir bagatiga un grezna arhitektoniska apdare stilizetas rokoko formas. Savukart interjeru rota R. Maura un J.Legzdina skulpturalie veidojumi. Liela vertiba ir H.Grinberga gleznojumi, no kuriem ipaši izcelams Lielas zales griestugleznojums.

December 30th, 1923 – cinema „Splendid Palace” opens. Now this cinema is known by the name of cinema „Riga”. This was the first cinema in Baltic states which began to screen sound films.
Cinema building is national architectural monument. The first steel reinforced concrete building in the city at its time was designed by architect Fridrihs Skujins. It is rich in magnificent decoration, stylized in rococo shapes. The interior is decorated with sculptural patterns by Rihards Maurs and J.Legzdins. Of great value are the interior paintings of Hermanis Grinbergs, especially Large Hall plafond.

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