How to become Latvian?

How to become Latvian?

A brief recipe of singing and dancing like a Latvian

1st of March 2018, 8 pm

The Latvians are famous for singing and dancing, nevertheless you can hear exactly Latvians singing and playing music on the most spectacular stages around the globe. How to dance or how to sing like Latvian? This we are going to teach you on our Latvian Culture night following on 1st of March located in one of the most Latvian buildings on earth - Riga Latvian Society House. 

Starting from 8pm in the Fireplace hall, where we will have a brief insight of what does this building means to Latvians and what is making it so Latvian. Following you will have the opportunity to check out the acoustics of the Fireplace hall by listening to the most traditional latvian music instrument - Kokles, performed by Rozīte. 

And the second part will teach the most important dance steps you should know to become a real Latvian. Dance is the easiest way of communication between to cultures.

Story-teller and musician – Rozīte 

Special guests: 

Choreographer and Latvian dance specialist – Ernests Spīčs

Traditional harmonica and zither – NIKS (Nikolajs Zaharovs)
Traditional cimbalon ann voice – DIANA (Diāna Logina)



Deadline 27th of February 

folklora@rlb.lvfolklora@rlb.lv(Name, Surname, University)

Tickets: 5€ at the doors 

Address: Rīgas Latviešu biedrības nams

Merķeļa iela 13, Rīga, LV-1050

Organiser: The Folklore Commission