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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...

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 ...

Gaidīti viesi Gaŗezerā

Gaidīti viesi GaŗezerāNule attapušies no Dziesmu svētkiem Baltimorā, Gaŗezera saime pie sevis sagaidīja Latvijas vēstnieku ASV, Andri Teikmani, ar kundzi, Ingūnu Teikmani. Vēstnieka interese par Gaŗezeru radīja vēlmi iepazīstināt Teikmaņus ar ASV lielāko latviešu skolu, Gaŗezera vasaras vidusskol...

Baltimore Latvian Song Festival – a resounding success

Baltimore Latvian Song Festival – a resounding successLatvians Online asked two Latvian-American song festival attendees – one a participant, the other an active community member – to share their thoughts on the Latvian Dziesmu svētki that took place in Baltimore from 29th June to 3rd July, 2017....