Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Suitu sievas ir varenas!

Near the Amber sea, in the western part of Latvia - Kurland, a very original area is laying, which name is Suiti land, and name of its inhabitants - Suiti. The Suiti land includes 4 parishes - Jurkalne, Alsunga, Gudenieki, Basi (now attached to the Gudenieki parish). In all parishes there are ethnographical ensembles (Gudenieku suiti, Maģie suiti), which store ancient traditions. Participants of the ethnographic ensemble Suitu sievas live and sing in Alsunga.
For the first time the Suiti people have sung on scene in 1924, when prof. Ludis Bērziņš had taken them to Riga. (read more>>)

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