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

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.

Forest in spring is peaceful. But as you lay down on the moss, everything changes and becomes alive. Experience the nature's sounds, movements, playfulness, worries and love. Nature is the kingdom of contrasts. You will see it if you take a break from your busy life. Let this little owl be the key to this kingdom!

When I was a child, I had only few toys. I still remember them as well as the magical sounds from the hand-polished bird. I hope it will be a warm memory to someone from me and Latvia.

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.

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