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#mindpower: Rainis un Aspazija beenden ihre Videoreise in Rumänien

Mit dem Abschluss der ersten lettischen Präsidentschaft im Rat der Europäischen Union, geht die halbjährige Reise des #mindpower Kurzfilmprojekts durch Europa, das dem 150.Geburtstag der lettischen...

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Whistlers

I dedicated this svilpaunieks to my little daughter Anna. I feel inspired by ducks as they symbolise freedom. They can swim the waters, walk the earth and fly high up in the sky. I wish everyone to let the positive thoughts from the duckling bring back the joyful memories of the mischievous world of our childhood.

A little whistle. A Latgalian with brown feathers, white tattoos and a sticker. Makes four sounds. Single.

I spent my childhood next to a lake in Kurzeme - a place rich in blue clay. My sister and I moulded everything we wanted from it. Then, we dried our creations, painted them with watercolours and coated them with glue for a glossy finish. To this day, I create little birds with love to make their songs more beautiful!

The old Latvian tales tell the story of times when the God's sons married the Sun's daughters and people could understand animals and birds, when lakes were drifting in the air and the youngest son travelled the world to find happiness. "Go see and bring back the unknown," said the King and gave him a magic whistle...

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