Literary musical event “O, the Youth!”

Finishing the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the outstanding poets Aspazija and Rainis and the event cycle “Year of Aspazija and Rainis at the Riga Latvian Society”, the Riga Latvian Society and the Union of memorial Museums invite to the literary musical event “O, the Youth!” that will take place on December 10, 2015 at 18.00 in the Riga Latvian Society Fireplace Hall.

During the event the interesents will be able to find out about Rainis’ work and contribution to Latgale that will reveal Mag. Philology Gaida Jablovska in her narration “Rainis and Latgale”.  Mag. art. Solvita Brūvere will tell about the relationship of Rainis and Latgalian writer and cultural worker Francis Kemps. Preili State Gymnasium folklore group “Rūtoj” (leader Ilze Rožinska) will song Latgalian marriage and mutual mocking songs with Francis Kemps’ words. The poetry of Rainis and Francis Kemps will read the actor and the RLS Council member Pēteris Vilkaste. The event will start with the speeches of the Riga Latvian Society Chairman Guntis Gailītis, Preili Rural Municipality Council Chairwoman Maruta Plivda and the film director, cultural historian Jānis Streičs.

The entrance is free!