Costume parade on Sherlock Holmes’ birthday draws crowd in Riga

  • 2017-01-11
  • BNS/TBT Staff
The traditional costume parade organized annually in Riga to mark birthday of Sherlock Holmes, a fictional 19th century detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, drew a crowd of some 200 people on Sunday, January 8. About 20 of the most ardent fans of the stories about Sherlock Holmes, dressed up as different characters or simply Londoners of the Victorian era, participated in the costume parade. One of the Holmes’ doubles drove a vintage car to the event. Later prizes will be awarded to the winners in several categories, including The Best Holmes’ Loo...
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