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Meteņi

Date: 
16.02.2014

Meteņi is a festival where the ancient Latvians celebrated the passing of winter and started preparing for the coming of spring. Meteņi saw the winter's last mask processions, when people sang, danced, wished well, visited each other far away, rode sleighs down a mountain and boasted to ensure a good harvest.

Coordinates:
56.995022, 24.264797
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Venue name: 
Latvijas Etnogrāfiskais brīvdabas muzejs
Brīvības gatve 440, LV-1024
+371 67994515