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FolkCostume: Lielvarde costume, Vidzeme Province, Latvia. Travel in Latvia (EU) and learn fluent Russian with the Eurolingua Institute http://www.eurolingua.com/russian/russian-homestays-in-latvia

Hello all, Today i decided to continue the series on Latvia by presenting one unique and different costume from each of the remaining cultu.

The feast of S. John's Day, June 24, called by the Lettish people "Ligo," is one of the merriest Latvian holidays. It is on this occasion that the country people decorate themselves and their houses with garlands of foliage, preferably oak leaves. Old and young participate in this festival, which is a remnant of pagan celebrations in connexion with the ancient nature-worship of the Lettish

"WEARING O' THE GREEN" IN The Latvian countryside. The feast of S. John's Day, June called by the Lettish people "Ligo," is one of the merriest Latvian holidays.

Lapas - Liepājas muzejs - Foto & Video - draugiem.lv

Lapas - Liepājas muzejs Latvia Hana B: Liepāja is in Kurzeme, and these decorative borders in the front of the bodice seem to be typical for Kurzeme, too.

Zemgale or Semigallian Costume, Latvia. This woman is wearing a skirt with a design known from Gluda and Zalenieki. The plaid with floating woven design is reminiscnent of those in Dzukia, in Southeastern Lithuania.

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Zemgale or Semigallian Costume, Latvia

Lielvārdes tautas tērpi

Hello all, Today i decided to continue the series on Latvia by presenting one unique and different costume from each of the remaining cultu.

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Nica, Latvia

FolkCostume: Costume of Nica, South Kurzeme province, Latvia

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