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Folklore group
Mežābele


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      Name: Mežābele
          meaning: crab-tree
          recommended transcription in English: Mezabele
          approximate pronunciation in English: Mezhaabele
          Listen pronunciation in AU format (20 Kb)

      Created: 14 January 1985
      Location: Jerceni, Valka distr., Livland
      Leaders: Irena Garais
      Number of participants: 17, of them by age:
          from 25 to 44 years: 2
          from 45 to 64 years: 9
          older than 64 years: 6
      and by gender:
          males: 4
          females: 13
      Forms of activity: sing, play music, play roundelays
      Musical insruments: accordion, zither, and pulsatile instruments.

      Description: The folklore ensemble works creatively, ųå is engaged in development of traditions of our parish. On Martins day, Christmas and Shrovetide we go in mummers processions.
    We have participated in international festivals Baltica in Riga, singed in Austria, Slovakia.
    The roundels and romances are accompanied by our musicians.

      Sound samples:
Tumša, tumša tā eglīte (Dark, dark is this fir) (2007)
Full song in MP3 format (670 Kb)
Pūt, vējiņi, dzen, laiviņu (Blow, wind, drive my boat) (2007)
Full song in MP3 format (741 Kb)

      Address:
          in Latvian: Irēna Garais, Alejas iela 4, Rencēni, Rencēnu pag., Valmieras raj., LV-4232, Latvija
          in English: Irena Garais, Alejas str. 4, Renceni, Valmiera distr., LV-4232, Latvia
      Phone: (+371) 2-9225392
      E-mail: g-irena_N@N_inbox.lv

      Date of presenting the information: 3 March 2007


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