Posts tagged as dance

Dance festival “Vides deja” takes place for tenth year

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

The international contemporary dance festival “Vides deja” will take place from August 3 to 9 in Līgatne and will end on 9 August in Piņķi, the festival’s organizers said July 22. The “Vides deja” festival brings together artists and dance enthusiasts at international level, offering environmentally themed dance shows. The theme of the festival is “Future and ecology’. Around 40 professional artists – choreographers, dancers, musicians, video artists, playwrights – from…

New Latvian folk dance collection created

Friday, January 24, 2020

An online “Golden Foundation of Dance” has been created to catalogue 55 of the most important Latvian folk dances created from 1933 – 2008, according to Latvian Television’s cultural news broadcast “Kultūras ziņas” on January 23. Folk songs and folk dancing have long been a significant part of Latvian historical culture. So much so that the song and dance celebrations of the Baltic countries, which go back to 1873 in Latvia and…