FOLKGRUPAI “DĀRDI” IZNĀK PIRMAIS ALBUMS “STIPRI VĀRDI”
Albumu simboliski raksturo tā nosaukums “Stipri vārdi”. Tie ir cauri gadsimteņiem un mūsu katra mūžam daudzkārt izskanējušie tautas dziesmu vārdi, kas uzsver piederību šai mazajai, stiprajai tautai. Ieklausoties apzināti, tie atklājas savā daudzslāņainībā, nostiprina saprašanu par Visuma kārtību un mūsu vietu tajā. Saturiski albums ir daudzveidīgs, tomēr šo daudzveidību vieno jauniešiem būtiskas tēmas. Savā ziņā […]
Creative Europe project”Nufolk Global Connections” is looking for folk musicians
Culture Management Centre “Lauska” is partner in the Creative Europe project “Nufolk Global Connections”, lead by Associazione Culturale Darshan no Sicily, Italy. Nu-folk Global Connections has the objective to create a European Folk Orchestra of 12 musicians from 6 countries, giving them the opportunity to realise an original production of contemporary folk music and to make it circulate […]
ZeMe prepares for its first special concert @ Concerthall Daile in Riga on 20th September
The duet ZeMe released in May this year its debut album “Visuma vizošā tumsa” (Lauska/CPL-Music) and is now preparing for its first self-produced concert in Riga at the Concerthall Daile on 20th September @ 7 p.m. In ZeMe =two creative personalities meet: the queen of the kokle Laima Jansone and the DJ champion, master of […]
Voices of the Ancestors – new album by Auļi together with strong male voices from around the world
As the Latvian concerttour of Auļi and guests is kicking off, with the programme “Voices of the Ancestors”, a new CD is released featuring the whole programme. In the last couple of years the Latvian bagpipe and drums music group “Auļi” have been searching for musical partners with strong voices. This time the main feature […]
TDA “Līgo” Toronto Latviešu dziesmu un deju svētkos atklāj “Līgo gadalaikus”
XV Latviešu Dziesmu un Deju svētkos Kanādā ar grandiozu koncertu “Līgo gadalaiki” Rīgas Kultūras un tautas mākslas centra “Mazā Ģilde” Tautas deju ansamblis (TDA) “Līgo” laiž klajā Latvijas dejas sajūtu kastīti. Ar stāvovācijām aizvadītajā koncertā “Līgo gadalaiki” Bluma Appel teātrī Toronto, kas norisinās Latviešu Dziesmu un Deju svētku Kanādā ietvaros, tika atklāta arī Latvijas sajūtu […]
Auļi un Vektors Alpos tiekas ar jodelētāju Albin Paulus
Bungu un dūdu mūzikas grupa “Auļi” turpina strādāt pie savas jaunās koncertprogrammas “Senču balsis” un atklāj nākamo ārzemju viesmākslinieku – Austriešu jodelētāju Albin Paulus, ar kuru skatītājiem būs iespēja tikties šī gada septembrī koncertos Latvijas lielākajās koncertzālēs un kultūras namos. Alpos, starp ziedošām pļavām un sniegotām kalnu virsotnēm, tapis vareni lustīgs video austriešu tautasdziesmai “Almerlied […]
New album SVIESTS 8 and Ethno-Festival SVIESTS in Valmiermuiža in Mid-June
On 15th June the Ethno-Festival SVIESTS will take place in Valmiermuiža already for the third time.   This year`s festival theme is “The Passage of Time”, exploring how people have perceived time in different ages and how they have celebrated special seasons – different cyclical festivities. The daytime programme features the biggest homeproducers and farmers […]
ZeMe releases its first album “Visuma Vizošā Tumsa”
ZeMe is an originative musical duo deeply inspired by the mythology of the Earth. : the kokle virtuoso Laima Jansone and electronic musician, scratch DJ, turntablist and producer Monsta (Uldis Cīrulis). The album “Visuma Vizošā Tumsa” will be released on 16th May. Later this year in September 20th the programme will be performed in the […]
First release of the Songs of the Ludza Estonians
The folklore group “Ilža” has researched a less well known part of Latgalian history. If you were to ask someone to name the Finnic nations of Latvia, they might know at least one of them – the Livonians – but would probably not know the Lutsis. The thought of Estonians living near Ludza in southeastern […]
Auļi film a videoclip behind the Arctic Circle and announce next guest artist – joiker Kai Somby
The bagpipes and drums group “Auļi” announce their next guest artist for the Latvian concert tour “Ancestor`s Voices” in September 2019. “Ancestor`s Voices” is the new concert programme by the bagpipes and drums group Auļi in co-operation with musicians from different parts of the world. Auļi have traveled the world to meet singers who represent […]
Auļi Concert Tour in Latvia “Ancestor`s Voices” in September 2019
The bagpipes and drums group “Auļi” announces its Latvian councert tour in September 2019 with a special international programme “Ancestor`s Voices”. The aim of the programme is to introduce the audience with a synthesis of experimental bagpipes and drums music with different traditional singing styles, such as throat singing. “Ancestor`s Voices” is the new concert […]
Unique Livonian music album Jūrd. Saknes. Roots
The Livonian music album JŪRD/SAKNES/ROOTS unites songs in the languages of the different Livonian tribes that were located in Latvia. These traditional songs and melodies have been interpreted by the composers Uģis Prauliņš, Laima Jansone and Edgars Beļickis. This album unites an eclectic mix of choir, ethnic and world music elements.  JŪRD/SAKNES/ROOTS was innitiated by the conductor […]