Cultural Programme

#mindpower: Rainis and Aspazija end their video journey in Romania

With the end of the first Latvian Presidency of the EU Council, the half-year-long trip through Europe of the #mindpower short film project dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Latvian poets Rainis...

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Whistlers

Every svilpaunieks I decorated with a traditional Latvian symbol. Their variety reflects our rich culture. Let my starling svilpaunieks be its messenger to the world!

School is where we love to be, A place for us our friends to see. We love the sound of ringing bell, Calling us to class with glee. Let the school time memories turn into a song!

Svilpaunieks is so much more than a design item as traditionally both form and function of the whistle matter. I've always stressed the significance of every person's uniqueness, thus, I hope every person will find a svilpaunieks unique to them.

Latvians see birds as messengers. A lark calls to weddings, a tomtit brings news from soldiers, a nightingale wakes the ploughmen in spring mornings, an oriole is the herald of rain but a corncrake foresees rye harvest. Let it bring the message you're expecting!

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