From 22 September to 30 October, the “Puzuri” exhibition “puzuri” is held in the Jelgava Cultural House, organised by the Latvian National Cultural Centre in cooperation with the Jelgava municipal agency “culture”. The exhibition shows more than 50 different puzzles in both simple basic forms and complex puzzle structures.
Puzuri is one of the traditional ornaments of the Latvian room which are made from cane, straw, grain straw or laugh, with paper, feathers, coloured feathers, egg shell, shavings or other natural materials. More ancient with puzzles, the celebration, including the wedding, the rooms, the Car above the dining table, the cradle and elsewhere.
The puzzles of different forms are used to perform similar functions – for decoration of premises – in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Finland. Today they become a variety of design objects, and the ancient tradition of decoration is an opportunity for a wide variety of interior interior.
The exhibition “puzuri” shows more than 50 different puzzles in both simple basic forms and complex puzzle structures. The exhibition is organized by participants of Latvian businessmen's applied art studies and individually working masters, as well as special guest visitors from Lithuania. All business is based on centuries of ancient skills and practical experience. On 15 and 16 October, there will also be practical puzzle workshops with the participation of Latvian and Lithuanian masters.
The exhibition “puzuri” is to be seen from 22 September to 30 October 2022 at the Jelgava Cultural House, Kr. Baron Street 6, Yelgava. This is the second puzura exhibition organised by Latvian National Cultural Centre. From 2021, the collection of puzura in Jelgava is included in the Latvian Intangible Cultural Heritage List. More information on the website www.nematerialakultura.lv.