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Kazdanga
folklore group


Photo (26Kb)
Folklore days in Madona, 1997

      Created: October 1988
      Location: Kazdanga, Liepaja distr., Kurland
      Leader: Īrisa Kronberga
      Number of participants: 16, of them by age:
          from 14 to 24 years: 1
          from 25 to 44 years: 2
          from 45 to 64 years: 8
          older than 64 years: 5
      and by gender:
          males: 0
          females: 16
      Forms of activity: sing, play roundelays

      Description: In October 1998 singing women and girls came together in Kazdanga and, under direction of Ieva Helmūte, formed a folklore group. Participants are from various areas of Latvia, but life has brought them to Kazdanga. Since 1996 the group manages Irisa Kronberga.
    The ensemble sings Latvian folk songs, hits, and chaffing songs too. In Kazdanga itself folk songs are written down very little, therefore we sing songs from other places. With pleasure we sing calendar ritual songs, play roundelays.
    The group has participated in Latvian folklore festivals, district folklore holidays, and, of course, has intensively performed in Kazdanga and the neighbouring parishes and in other parts of Latvia.

Photo (23Kb)
Action Household swarms, Cirava, 1997

      Sound sample: Ak, tu, mana vecā Līze (Ah, you my old Lisa) (1998)
One couplet in AU format (223 Kb)
Full song in MP3 format (202 Kb)

      Address:
          in Latvian: Īrisa Kronberga, Ganību 5-1, Kazdanga, Liepājas raj., LV-3459, Latvija
          in English: Irisa Kronberga, Ganibu 5-1, Kazdanga, Liepaja distr., LV-3459, Latvia

      Date of presenting the information: 19 August 1998


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