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

Sky is where a bird belongs. When you look up and see its silhouette, it feels like its swimming in an ocean of clouds. Our bird is made of clay extracted from the ground and burnt in the fire. In this way 4 elements meet in a charm and the air travelling through it creates the sound of life.

"People love being close to birds because they remind them what it was like in paradise," the artist Kurts Fridrihsons once beautifully said. New owner of the bird, be happy with the bird in your pocket!

I've always loved the cheerful and busy activity of little birds. I hope my svilpaunieks will bring joy and positive memories about Latvia - the green country rich with bird songs.

I'm inspired by the well-known Latvian folk song: "Run little oriole, howler of hills, call me back home, the traveller of the world…" My svilpaunieks is this oriole flying in the world as a memory from Latvia!

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