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ALA publicē Latvijas valsts 100 gades pasākumiem veltītu mājas lapu

ALA publicē Latvijas valsts 100 gades pasākumiem veltītu mājas lapuAtzīmējot tuvojošos Latvijas valsts simtgadi, Amerikas latviešu apvienība publicējusi jaunu Latvijas valsts simtgades svinībām veltītu mājas lapu www.latvia100usa.org, kurā atrodama...

A Writer Visits Latvia in Search of Her Roots

In her memoir “Among the Living and the Dead,” Inara Verzemnieks learns what happened to her family in World War II.

Diasporas latviešu skolēnu dāvana Latvijai simtgadē – lietotne “Tautasdziesmas”

Diasporas latviešu skolēnu dāvana Latvijai simtgadē – lietotne “Tautasdziesmas”12. septembrī Pasaules brīvo latviešu apvienība (PBLA) laida klajā jaunu lietotni ar nosaukumu "Tautasdziesmas". Lietotne ir diasporas latviešu skolu bērnu dāvana Latvijai tās simtgadē un ir trīs gadu darba rezultāts. ...

Another Successful Latvian Heritage Camp In the Catskills

Another Successful Latvian Heritage Camp In the CatskillsOverview 2017 was the 61st year of operation for the iconic Latvian Lutheran Church camp managed by the New York and vicinity Latvian Lutheran Church. Started in 1956, the summer camp was a complement to the Sunday schools that sprang up i...

Latest Sviests 7 folk music anthology released

Latest Sviests 7 folk music anthology releasedThe latest entry in the bi-yearly Latvian folk music anthology from the record label Lauska – Sviests 7 (LAUSKA CD071) – has been released. As with previous releases, this collects new recordings by many different Latvian folk groups, as well as perfo...

How Baltimore Became a ‘Little Latvia’ for the Weekend

How Baltimore Became a ‘Little Latvia’ for the WeekendLatvians Online asked a few Baltimore Latvian Song Festival goers to share their thoughts on the festival. Canadian Latvians regularly attend US-Latvian song festivals. Here is one active younger-generation Canadian-Latvian's take on the week ...