About Us

From the very first, "Splendid Palace" delighted it's visitors with an excellent film program, demonstrating award-winning films from international film festivals and films that has been earned worldwide fame. Cinema “Splendid Palace” is a place where you can see Latvian film premieres, national and international film festivals, performances, concerts, and enjoy opera and ballet live transmissions from the world famous opera houses and festivals.

With its neo-baroque facade and neo-Rococo style interior, "Splendid Palace" has delighted and fascinated every visitor.

One of the aims for Splendid Palace, is to promote good cinema accessibility for residents and visitors of Riga. To fulfill this aim, cinema are collaborating with the National Cinema Centre, Latvian Filmmakers Union, Latvian film festivals (National Film Festival “Lielais Kristaps”, Riga International Film festival, Festival “Baltic Pearl” etc.), foreign embassies and cultural centers.

Since 1994 cinema “Splendid Palace” has been a member of European film network “Europa Cinemas” and since 2007 – member of international art-house cinema association “Art Cinema” CICAE.


For several years in cinema Splendid Palace are working famous latvian film critic Daira Āboliņa.

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