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Meteņi

Time: 
11:00 - 16:00

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.

Latvian Ethnographic Open-air Museum
  • Latvian Ethnographic Open-air Museum
Venue: 
Latvijas Etnogrāfiskais brīvdabas muzejs
Aadress: 
Brīvības gatve 440, Rīga, LV-1024
 
56.995022, 24.264797
Informatsioon muudetud: 31.01.2014