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Folklore group
Baļķi


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Liepaja, 2001

      Name: Baļķi
          meaning: logs, beams
          recommended transcription in English: Balki
          approximate pronunciation in English: Balti
          Listen pronunciation in AU format (14 Kb)

      Created: 28 September 2000
      Location: Liepaja, Kurland
      Leaders: Ieva Tālberga
      Number of participants: 12, of them by age:
          from 14 to 24 years: 10
          from 25 to 44 years: 2
      and by gender:
          males: 4
          females: 8
      Forms of activity: sing, play music, dance, play roundelays
      Musical insruments: kokle (psaltery), pipe, devil drum, threestick, washboard.

      Description: The folklore group Baļķi was formed with the purpose of maintenance and popularisation of Latvian folklore traditions among the students of Liepaja Pedagogical academy.
    Baļķi represent LPA both in the city, and in the region, and as performed in Klaipeda (Lithuania) and Elblong (Poland).
    The group already is the integral part of students' musical life of the academy.

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In Liepaja, 2001

      Address:
          in Latvian: Ieva Tālberga, Eduarda Tisē 4-75, Liepāja, LV-3400, Latvija
          in English: Ieva Talberga, Eduard Tisse str. 4-75, Liepaja, LV-3400, Latvia
      Phone: (+371) 9593986
      E-mail: talberga_N@N_navigators.lv, balki_N@N_e118.lv

      Date of presenting the information: 20 November 2001


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