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Lieldienu svinēšana Baltikas ciemā Baškīrijā

Lieldienu svinēšana Baltikas ciemā BaškīrijāKlāt pavasaris! Klāt Lieldienu prieks! Lai gan Baškīrijā pavasaris nāk ilgi un ar lielām pūlēm, tas tomēr nāk, un Lieldienas pa kupenām tek tam līdzi. Šogad Baškīrijas latviešiem Lieldienas ievilkās līdz pat aprīļa vidum. Lai! Svētku nekad nav par daudz...

Latvian Radio Choir’s “Daba un dvēsele” – works from golden era of choir music

Latvian Radio Choir’s “Daba un dvēsele” – works from golden era of choir musicThe Latvian Radio Choir has long been acknowledged as not just one of the most talented choirs in Latvia, but also one of the most versatile. Through their diverse repertoire, they have established the...

ALA izceļ Baltijas valstu un ASV prezidentu tikšanās simbolisko nozīmi

ALA izceļ Baltijas valstu un ASV prezidentu tikšanās simbolisko nozīmiAmerikas latviešu apvienība (ALA) apsveic Latvijas valsts prezidentu Raimondu Vējoni un Latvijas valdības delegāciju ar sekmīgo dalību ASV un Baltijas valstu samita norisē Vašingtonā, D.C. šī gada 3. aprīlī. “Baltijas valstu v...

Labvēlīgais tips release new album, filled with their usual good humour

Labvēlīgais tips release new album, filled with their usual good humourLatvian satirical and irreverent group Labvēlīgais tips, seven years after their last album Kurvis (or ‘Basket’), returned in 2017 with the follow up, appropriately titled Kaste (or ‘Box’). Kaste, their eleventh studio albu...

Manta’s album “Karaliene Anna” stretches musical boundaries

Manta’s album “Karaliene Anna” stretches musical boundariesGuitarist, singer and songwriter Edgars Šubrovskis has been, for decades now, a leading figure and creative force in the Latvian alternative music scene. With groups like Hospitāļu iela, Gaujarts, and, most recently, Man...

Auļi team up with Tautumeitas to create powerful sonic tapestry

Auļi team up with Tautumeitas to create powerful sonic tapestryDrum and bagpipe ensemble Auļi have long been a major force in Latvian folk music, with their driving beats complemented by the powerful sounds and tones of the bagpipes. A newer group on the Latvian folk music scene is Tautumeitas, w...