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Tradition and symbolism of songs and dance festivals in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
In 2003, it was recognised as a masterpiece of UNESCO's oral and intangible cultural heritage. Included in the representative list OF UNESCO intangible cultural heritage in 2008.
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Tradition and symbolism of songs and dance festivals in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

In 2008, the tradition and symbolism of songs and dance festivals in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are included in the representative list of UNESCO intangible cultural heritage: https://ich.unesco.org/en/RL/baltic-Song-and-Dance-celebrations-00087
Read the text of the application in the “text materials” section.

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Tradition and symbolism of songs and dance festivals in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

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In 2008, the tradition and symbolism of songs and dance festivals in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are included in the representative list of UNESCO intangible cultural heritage: https://ich.unesco.org/en/RL/baltic-Song-and-Dance-celebrations-00087
Read the text of the application in the “text materials” section.

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Gallery

Dziesmu svētku gājiens

XXVI Festival of the general Latvian song and XVI dance festival
Photo: Ilmārs Znotins

Dziesmu svētku gājiens Foto Ilmārs Znotiņš

XXVI Festival of the general Latvian song and XVI dance festival, 2018
Photo: Ilmārs Znotins

Taisat, tautas, augsta duris. Folkloras diena. Foto Evija Trifonova

Folklore Day “Taisat, People, High duris”, 2018
Photo: Evija Trifonova

Koncerta Zvaigžņu ceļā mēģinājums Foto Ilmārs Znotiņš

Rehearsal of the concert “star”, 2018
Photo: Ilmārs Znotins

Koncerts Zvaigžņu ceļā Foto Ilmārs Znotiņš

“Star” concert, 2018
Photo: Ilmārs Znotins

Deju lieluzvedums Māras zeme Foto Ilmārs Znotiņš

Dance lieluzvedums “Mar Land”, 2018
Photo: Ilmārs Znotins

Text Resources

Dziesmu un deju svētku tradīcija un simbolisms Igaunijā, Latvijā un Lietuvā

Tradition and symbolism of songs and dance festivals in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania