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    On this page there are some links to other folklore-related Web sites.
    Certainly, it is impossible to collect links about all the world, so, we limit our links to Latvia and nearby countries. In fact it is normal, because traditional cultures of Latvians and neighbouring nations are strongly binded.

         Latvia        

1. Latvian folklore and traditional culture - site created in 1996 by Valdis Ērglis for Lanet, not updated from 1996: information about organizations, festivals, recordings, E-mail addresses of Latvian folklorists.
EN
2. Latvian culture - site sponsored by Latvia culture ministry and created by Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science in 1996, not updated from creation; however, site contains interesting informations about Latvian national costumes and ornaments; great design.
LV  EN
3. Folk costumes around Latvia - site created by Ogre 2'th secondary school; some scanned images with people in Latvian folk costumes.
EN
4. Latvian language in Internet - site created by Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science; contains many various Latvian language related informations, some examples of Latvian folklore too.
LV  EN
5. Music in Latvia - site about Latvian music, hosted by Latvian Academy of Music; contains large amount of information about various styles of Latvian music, including Latvian ethnomusicology pages, created by Valdis Muktupāvels, and famous Latvian folk songs MIDI files archive (in Latvian only).
LV  EN
6. Latvian mythology - articles by Aldis Pūtelis in Encyclopedia Mythica.
EN
7. Ancient Latvian Religion - Latvian festivals, ornaments, divinities and history from viewpoint of Latvian pagans.
EN
8. E. Melngailis Folk arts center - this organization arrange Song and dance festival, folk dance festival Sudmaliņas and, of course, folklore festival Baltica - one of most significant events in the folkloric life of Latvia and the whole Baltics.
LV
9. Latvian institut - small, but pithy information about traditional Latvian food, costumes and festivities.
EN  ES  DE  SE  CZ
10. Center for Ethnic Studies - information about Centre for Ethnic Studies and Review of Traditional Culture (on site of the Latvian University).
LV
11. Latvian Folklore depository - information about Latvian Folklore depository (by Aldis Pūtelis).
LV  EN
12. The White Fathers - a tastefully parody about dievturi (Latvian pagans); the background image they was stoled from us :).
LV
13. "balts" - project of revival of the Latvian thought - a little bit - about Latvian ornaments, a little bit - about politics, a little bit - about nature of Latvia, but in general - nice.
LV
14. Latvian folklore - information about Latvian festivities, mythologie and folklore studies by Sanita Bērziņa.
LV
15. Mulenbach's-Endzelin's dictionary of Latvian language - a dictionary, frequently used by every Latvian folklorist. Thank you to Latvian Foundation and and Artifical Intelligence Laboratory for electronical version.
LV  DE
16. Dainasboard of Krišjānis Barons - database of Latvian folk songs collected by Krišjānis Barons; unfortunately, not complete yet.
LV
17. Latvian folk dances - collection of Latvian folk dances, actually, electronical version of the "Books of Martin's dances"; unfortunately, it is not completed yet.
LV
18. Latvian masks - methodical material about Latvian traditional masks and mummers traditions.
LV
19. Folklore festival "Baltica" - a site of the Latvian part of the biggest folklore festival in the Baltic countries.
LV EN

         Lithuania        

1. Lithuanian kankles - nice and interesting information about Baltic psalteries, writen by Romualdas Apanavičius, on the server of Multimedia Center for the Humanities.
EN
2. Lithuanian dialects - very serious Web site with a lot of information, created by Lithuanian language institute, on the server of Multimedia Center for the Humanities.
LT  EN
3. Samogotia - a lot of information about traditional culture od Samogotians, language institute, on the server of Multimedia Center for the Humanities.
LT  EN
4. Lithuanian tales - small, but pleasantly designed collection of Lithuanian tales; author - Monix from Siauliai.
LT  EN
5. Cosmology of the ancient balts - article by Vytautas Straižys and Libertas Klimka.
EN
6. Romuva - site of Lithuanian ethnic church Romuva (pagans).
LT
7. Lithuanian folk culture center - info about this institution, calendar of folklore events in Lithuania, electronical version of journal Liaudies kultura, Lithuanian traditional food recipes etc.
EN
8. Anthology of Lithuanian ethnoculture - nice information about Lithuanian folklore, customs, folk art, costumes, food, mythology.
EN
9. Folkloras.lt - site maintained by Verdingis folklore club; different information, related to Lithuanian folklore; a little bit chaotic.
LT

         Estonia        

1. Estonian folklore - server from Tartu; contains many various information about Estonian folklore.
EE  EN  DE
2. Estonia's folk traditions - some information on Estonian traditional calendar festivities, on site of Estonian Foreign Ministry.
EN
3. Estonian National Museum - huge and maniform information about ethnography of Estonians and other finno-ugric nations.
EE  EN  RU  FI
4. Viljandi Folk music festival - one of the bests Estonian folklore festivals.
EE  EN

         Belorussia        

1. Culture of Belarus - non-updated pages about many areas of Belorussian culture, including folk music, religion, clothing, ceramics, musical instruments, cuisine.
EN
2. Saint oak-grove - site of Center of ethnocosmology "Kryvia" and youth movement "Gega" - articles about Belorussian ethnoculture.
BY
3. White Russian psalteries - hypothesis about Belorussian psalteries, author - young Minskan, player and manufacturer of psalteries.
BY RU
4. "Kniazycz" - site of the White Russian club of history and culture "Kniazycz".
BY

         Russia        

1. Russian musical folklore - some interesting materials about it.
RU
2. Folklore of Novgorod district - serious informations, good designe.
RU
3. Tver Karelian folklore - many informations, samples in Karelian language.
RU
4. Russian Folk Tales and Folk Belief - some non-serious pages for foreigners.
EN
5. Slavic and East European Folklore Association - American organization; site contains some info about Russian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian and Romanian folklore.
EN  RU
6. Dazhdbog in Russian mythology or His story - article by Sergei Naumov about Russian pagan deity Dazhdbog.
EN
7. Russian traditional culture - a lot of information about it.
RU
8. Russian folklore - many samples of Russian folklore; nice design.
RU  EN
9. Russian wedding traditions in Ulyanovsk region - interesting and serious information, photos, songs recordings (by doc. Michail Matlin).
RU


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