On the fest Near the granny's hope chest, Jaunlaicene, July 2003
meaning: toponym (Newtimer)
recommended transcription in English: Jaunlaicene
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Created: 2 Ocotber 1997
Location: Jaunlaicene, Aluksne distr., Lifland
Leader: Inga Ārste
Number of participants: 15, of them by age:
from 14 to 24 years: 1
from 25 to 44 years: 9
from 45 to 64 years: 2
olde than 64 years: 3
and by gender:
Forms of activity: sing, play music, dance, play roundelays
The group is created in 1997 by director of Jaunlaicene House of people
and, in difference of already working female vocal ensemble, began to sing
folk songs. By time leaders of the group changed, and the collective came
nearer to folklore tradition, about which firstly had rather vague notion.
The participants began searches of local melodies, songs and roundels.
The collective participates in activities of the parish and the district, performs
in schools and old people's homes, regularly tours in Estonia. It participated
in the Songs and dances fest of year 2003 and in the festival Baltica-2003.
Since 1998 the group in Jaunlaicene organizes an annual fest
Near the granny's hope chest, in which already took part groups from
Latvia, Estonia, Russia and Lithuania.
Baltica 2003, Turaida, 11 July 2003
Inga Ārste, Dārziņi-15, Jaunlaicenes pag., Alūksnes raj., LV-4336, Latvija
Inga Arste, Darzini-15, Jaunlaicene par., Aluksne distr., LV-4336, Latvia
Phone: (+371) 43-42706, 9231451
Fax: (+371) 43-81146
E-mail: ikul_N@N_navigator.lv (Māra Svārupe)
Date of presenting the information: 20 August 2003