Riga was born in 1979 in Heidelberg/Germany. After finishing school he studied Biology-Genetics at the University of Bonn. He is currently working in a research department at Bonn University, doing his PhD.
MUSIC: Riga plays guitar. His first experience on stage was also at school, where he became lead singer in the school band. His songs in Trinkhor III became very popular and „beautiful Girl“ was even awarded in „Musictibet“ 2007 as the best Tibetan love song.