Continue the tradition -
come and join us!

National costume center “Senā klēts” in cooperation with culture and folk art center “Ritums” and organization promoting national costumes “Mans tautastērps” invite everyone to celebrate May 4, the day of restoration of Latvia’s independence, by joining or watching the national costume parade. The event will start with a concert, crafts fair and workshops at Rātslaukums and will go on with a parade of Latvian national costumes to the Freedom Monument.

Programme of the event:
12:00 Opening of the event ar Rātslaukums (Town Hall Square)
Crafts workshops and fair, performances of folk groups Kulenieki un trummelnieki, Vilkači, Lāns and Banga

13:00 Getting ready for the national costume parade
Route: Rātslaukums – Kaļķu Street – Freedom Square – Freedom Monument

14:30 Back to Rātslaukums where performances continue – folk groups Kokle, Tarkšķi, Garataka, Budēļi, Laiva, Skandinieki and Latvian traditional dance with Riga Dance Club

16:00 Tautumeitas to perform its program “Sadziedami”

17:00 The event at Rātslaukums ends, while the audience is invited to “Ritums” to listen to stories of national costumes


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