X
Latvia.travel mobile app. Your official guide for travelling in Latvia.
Download

You are here

Dance ensemble "Ligo" takes Song and Dance Festival's Grand Prix for best folk costumes

02.07.2013

Folk dance ensemble "Ligo" took the Song and Dance Festival's Grand Prix for the best folk costume yesterday, as the festival's press secretary Inga Vasiljeva told LETA.

Folk dance ensemble "Ligo" took the Song and Dance Festival's Grand Prix for the best folk costume yesterday, as the festival's press secretary Inga Vasiljeva told LETA.

The jury evaluated folk costumes in six categories: choir, dance ensemble, folklore group, ethnographic and kokle ensembles, individual folk costumes.

The awards in these categories were presented to Jelgava mixed choir "Tik un ta", Tukums Culture Center's dance ensemble "Svita", "Ziemelblazma" culture center's kokle ensemble "Put, vejini", individual folk costumes made by Dagnija Parupe, Una Dzevecka and Mara Eglite.

As reported, the week-long festival will have 62 concerts and other events, with 41 of them free of charge.

The number of participants is 40,600 - 603 folk dance groups and 388 choirs.

Latvian singers and dancers from foreign countries will be in record number - 1,300.

Related news
The Latvian pop-rock band ''Brainstorm'' (''Prata Vetra'') will perform at this year's Glastonbury Festival in the United Kingdom, where they will take the stage the same...
Before the start of the new tourism season, the State Tourism Development Agency has released two new booklets for tourists - "Day Trips In and Around Riga" and "Health. Well-being. Harmony...
The international film festival "Baltic Pearl" will take place in Riga in September. This year's program will include both the most outstanding films from 2010 and 2011, that have excited...
The brisk and dusky days of December in Riga feature a special treat – the exotic beauty and warmth of the tropics with no expensive faraway destination necessary. In just 10 minutes from downtown Riga (cross...