Post-dramatic, verbatim, documentary, Original music

Author: Andrejs Jarovojs, Linda Leimane
Creative team:
- Dramaturgy, directing: Andrejs Jarovojs
- Music: Linda Leimane
- Video and costumes: Ieva Kauliņa
- Performers: Ansis Bētiņš, Artūrs Čukurs, Jana Ļisova, Elizabete Skrastiņa, Mārtiņš Upenieks

Producer(s): Theatre Ģertrūdes ielas teātris
Date of premiere: 29/08/2021
Duration: 1:30
Dates in SKATE: 5/11/2023
Venue in SKATE: Theatre Ģertrūdes ielas teātris

“Nasing Speshal” is based on one of the longest parliamentary sittings in the history of Latvia, since the restoration of its independence. It began on December 11, 2008, continued until the next morning and, after a week-long break, was concluded on December 18, 2008, lasting 28 hours and 16 minutes in total. The agenda of the meeting included amendments to the next year's state budget and to its accompanying laws, as well as the Law on Administrative Territorial Reform. At the time Latvia was affected by the global economic crisis and by a local political crisis and, even though the measures that the government and the parliament implemented were later called a “success story”, they significantly undermined the trust that the people had in the governing bodies.

The script of “Nasing Speshal” was created using the transcripts of the parliamentary sitting – the creative team has turned the speeches of the members of the parliament and the government into a colourful mosaic, revealing a closeup of a passionate struggle for the citizen's vote.