Location (1) Gathering together in Riga from 8:15 to 8:45 at the parking lot of Swedbank Latvia Saules akmens.
You might have already heard that MINI is turning 60 this year!
The most unique car of them all - MINI - has been turning heads ever since its launch in 1959. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the MINI brand. It’s certainly a cause for celebration; therefore, mark the 24th and 25th of August in your calendar. Let's celebrate this special occasion - Mini's 60th Anniversary - together!
We invite you to register for the 24th and 25th of August event by clicking on the following link: http://www.minimania.lv/mini60/
Schedule for Day 1 (24th of August):
8:15 – 8:45 Gathering together in Riga at a location that reveals one of the most beautiful panoramic views over the Latvian capital city. Hugs, greetings, coffee.
Riga LOCATION: Swedbank Latvia Saules akmens
8:45 – 9:00 The organizers of the event will once more go over the schedule of the day, as well as answer any questions regarding the event.
9:00 – 9:10 The participants of the event are jointly starting their journey to Liepaja.
10:10 Touring a local factory “Burka & Ledus” that specializes in making delicious products with the main ingredient being pepper. (Approximate excursion time - 1 hour).
11:30 Continuing the drive to Liepaja.
14:00 Gathering together in Liepaja.
Liepaja LOCATION: Military heritage - Karosta hall.
14:45 The event organizers will distribute maps and answer sheets for the orienteering competition.
15:00 - 15:15 The orienteering competition begins.
17:00 – 17:15 Participants submit their answer sheets from the orienteering competition.
17:15 – 19:30 Enjoy dinner at one of the many restaurants that Liepaja has to offer. We recommend trying “Hot Potato”, “Darbnīca”, “Portus” or “Pastnieka māja”. Other alternatives can be found at the following link: https://liepaja.travel/en/eat-drink/where-to-eat/
20:00 Gathering together at “Juliannas pagalms” to continue the celebrations at the authentic Latvian bar “Miezis un kompānija”. Together we will celebrate by making a wish, blowing a candle, eating the specially made MINI birthday cakes, as well as enjoying the atmosphere.
Celebration LOCATION: Miezis & Kompanija (Liepaja)
More information about the evening event will be published next week.
*For those who wish to stay in Liepaja overnight, we advise you to book a hotel or an Airbnb in advance. We recommend staying at one of the following places: “Līva Hotel”, “Sporthotel”, “Promenāde Hotel” or an Airbnb.
Schedule for Day 2 (25th of August):
11:00 Touring one of the most significant architectural masterpieces in the city of Liepaja called “Liepājas koncertzāle Lielais dzintars / Concert hall Great Amber.
Excursion LOCATION: Concert hall Great Amber (you can buy tickets here https://www.bilesuparadize.lv/lv/events/event/72171 or at concert hall)
Once again, remember to mark in your calendar and set a reminder for the following dates - 24th and 25th of August. Let's celebrate Mini's 60th Anniversary together!