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Cibla parish folklore group
Ilža


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      Name: Ilža
          meaning: toponym (the name of river, proceeding through Cibla)
          recommended transcription in English: Ilza
          approximate pronunciation in English: Ilzha
          Listen pronunciation in AU format (10 Kb)

      Created: 3 December 1990
      Location: Cybla, Ludza distr., Latgalia
      Leader: Dace Tihovska
      Number of participants: 11, of them by age:
          younger than 14 years: 2
          from 14 to 24 years: 4
          from 25 to 44 years: 5
      and by gender:
          males: 4
          females: 7
      Forms of activity: sing, play music, play roundelays
      Musical instruments: accordion, zither, violin, blockflute, drum and other pusatile instruments.

      Description: The folklore group is founded in 1990.3.XII by Elza Abramāne. From the beginning in the group have participated all wishing - from the smallest up to the oldest. Since then we have exchanged both the chief and the structure of the group.
    Ilža is developing the skills of ethnographic singing and playing on folk instruments, learning traditions of our area and writing down folklore.
    We have participated in folklore festivals Baltica-94, Baltica-97 and Baltica-03, in almost all festivals organized by the Latgalian television (except the year 2000). We perform on many arrangements of our district and of our parish. We play accompaniment for dancing collectives of our district.
    A young generation is growing up at our side - a children folklore group works at Cybla school.

      Sound sample: Zynu, zynu, jādzu, jādzu (I know, I know, I understand, I understand) (2005)
Full song in MP3 format (859 Kb)
      Sound sample: Ei, mōt, žeņej maņi (Hey, mother, marry me) (1995)
Full song in MP3 format (345 Kb)

      Address:
          in Latvian: Dace Tihovska, Latgales 30a-9, Ludza, LV-5701, Latvija
          in English: Dace Tihovska, Latgalia str. 30a-9, Ludza, LV-5701, Latvia
      Phone: (+371) 57-23862, 6157311
      E-mail: dafnat_N@N_one.lv, cibla_N@N_ludza.lv

      Date of presenting the information: 20 August 1998, 5 September 2003, 29 October 2005


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