EPIC International Workshop in Riga


EPIC International Workshop in Riga – The European Capital of Culture 2014

What is the EPIC International Workshop?  –  Personal and Professional Development

The EPIC International Workshop is 2 days of intensive workshops with associated cultural experiences. People from many countries and cultures and different professional backgrounds meet together to develop and improve their understanding, thinking and creativity. The Workshop provides participants with a wonderful, challenging and inspiring variety of different experiences in Practical Philosophy.

For Whom?

The EPIC International Workshop is for anyone from any background or country who is interested in developing their critical and creative thinking, their philosophical understanding and their inter-cultural knowledge in a unique philosophical community environment.  

Program General

The 2 days will include Workshops, Activities and Exercises on:

  • Introducing Philosophy

  • Logical Fallacies

  • Exploring Culture

  • The Eyes Challenge the Words

  • Metacognitive Thinking

  • What Good are The Arts?

  • Cultural Capital?

  • Science, Misconceptions and the Search for Truth

Language  – English


Friday & Saturday              180 Euros Friday  only                         100 Euros Saturday only                      100 Euros


Pre-inscribe and information

Send an email to info@epic-international.org

Accomodation and Travel Info

Venue: Lāčplēša Iela 24, floor 6

Currency: EUR

Reaching Riga city centre from Riga airport

Riga airport is located 9 km from the centre of Riga. You can use one of the options for reaching city centre: bus, taxi-bus„Airport Express” or taxi. Bus Nr. 22 goes from 5.45 to 24.00 every 15-20 min (it takes about 30 min). The ticket will cost EUR 1.20 directly in the bus. For taxi-bus„Airport Express” the ticket will cost EUR 5,00 directly in the bus (it is possible also pay by card). Taxi will cost approximately EUR 12-17 (it takes about 15-20 min).

Public transport tickets in Riga

Single-trip ticket costs EUR 1.20 – pay the driver. You can buy also 1-day ticket or 3-day ticket (EUR 2.50 and EUR 7.00) at information centre at the airport, ticket machines or in “ Narvesen”. You can check bus, tram or trolleybus routes and timetables at: http://saraksti.rigassatiksme.lv/index.html#riga/en


There are some hotels that are close to the venue (but you can find more here): B&B Krisjanis and Gertrude Art Hotel Laine Alice Riga Barona Street Apartments

Weather forecast

Normally, June is characterized by gradually rising daily high temperatures, around 21°C throughout the month, exceeding 26°C or dropping below 15°C only one day in ten. In June rainy days are often and we suggest you having an umbrella. For more info about Riga please contact Dr Maija Kokare: maijakokare@epic-international.org  +371 29139346