“Līgo” Events in Ventspils and Region

12.06.2020 - 16:30
The Summer Solstice and “Līgo” celebration is a special time, when it is the height of nature and people want to sing and dance until sunrise. So that this year everyone would be able to find the most suitable “Līgo” celebration place, Ventspils Tourism Information Centre introduces celebration opportunities in Ventspils and the region.
“Līgo” Events in Ventspils and Region
The Summer Solstice and "Līgo" celebration is a special time, when it is the height of nature and people want to sing and dance until sunrise. So that this year everyone would be able to find the most suitable "Līgo" celebration place, Ventspils Tourism Information Centre introduces celebration opportunities in Ventspils and the region.

IN VENTSPILS    

Event Cycle "Ventspils Sounds On June 20, at 11:00 song ensemble "Ventiņ", folklore group "Laipa", brass band "Ventspils", group of women's choir "Lība" and women's vocal ensemble "Rudens roze" will perform a festive program within the framework of Grass Fair in the Old Town Market.

Day of GrassOn June 21, at 12:00 we will celebrate the Day of Grass at Ventspils Seaside Open-Air Museum. We will sing together with singers from mixed choir "Kaiva" and Ventspils vocal group, as well as dance ensemble "Liedags" will perform the most beautiful dances. During the Day of Grass event, train "Mazbānītis" will operate and it will be festively decorated, as well as permanent expositions of the Open-Air Museum will be open to visitors. 

"Līgo" celebration On June 23, at 11:00 - 13:00 songs of "Līgo" will be heard on the city's streets, along which the excursion train will ride together with Culture Centre's folklore group "Laipa" and song ensemble "Ventiņ". 

IN VENTSPILS REGION 

In Pope, on June 21, at 15:00 celebration of Summer Solstice with folklore group "Pūnika".

In Tārgale, on June 21, at 16:00 Day of Grass in the homestead of Liv fishermen together with the singing members of collectives from Tārgale Parish. Pre-registration by phone 29595334.

In Vārve, on June 19, at 17:00 next to the Zūras Museum wheel house "What Is It That Grows in the Meadow?". Gunta, the owner of the permaculture farm "Lībnieki", will tell you about the medicinal plants, which herbs, when to collect them and what they are intended for. On June 20, at 18:00 next to the Zūras Museum wheel house. Afternoon rest at the tables. At 18:00 watching the film "Draw Strength From Nature", singing together with musician Artūrs Bānis. The event is planned with invitations.

In Usma, on June 21, at 19:00 musically entertaining performance "Troubles of Pēteris Pusmucāns Before Līgo" with middle generation dance collective "Usma", Usma amateur theatre "Suflē" and brothers Rozentāli. The event will take place in three "stations": at 19:00 - in the yard of apartment buildings, at 19:30 - next to the parish administration and at 20:30 - in the garden of the folk house "Usma".

In Ziras, on June 20, at 12:00 wooden frame rickstand will be installed in the centre of Ziras, where inhabitants can hang their wreaths. On June 22, at 17:00 "Līgo" celebration concert at Ziras Parish. Ziras ensemble will perform and three amateur theatre actors will be involved, who will play 2 sketches from "Skroderdienas Silmačos".

In Puze, on June 22, at 19:00 "Līgo" celebration with Puze amateur theatre "Un tā tāļāk" and folklore group "Sītava" at the small park in Puze.

In Ugāle, on June 22 - preparing for "Līgo", from 9:00 - performance by theatre "Ugāles drāma" and folklore group "Urdava" in the market place during trading.

In Užava, on June 19, at 19:00 preparing for "Jāņi" celebration "Gandrīz kā limuzīns Jāņu nakts krāsā" on Užava stage. Participants: amateurs from Užava and Ziras.