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Folklore group

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On the fest Near the granny's hope chest, Jaunlaicene, July 2003

      Name: Jaunlaicene
          meaning: toponym (Newtimer)
          recommended transcription in English: Jaunlaicene
          approximate pronunciation in English: Yaunlitsene
          Listen pronunciation in AU format (18 Kb)

      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:
          males: 4
          females: 11
      Forms of activity: sing, play music, dance, play roundelays
      Musical insruments: violin, zither, double-bass, accordion.

      Description:     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.

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Baltica 2003, Turaida, 11 July 2003

          in Latvian: Inga Ārste, Dārziņi-15, Jaunlaicenes pag., Alūksnes raj., LV-4336, Latvija
          in English: Inga Arste, Darzini-15, Jaunlaicene par., Aluksne distr., LV-4336, Latvia
      Phone: (+371) 43-42706, 9231451
      Fax: (+371) 43-81146
      E-mail: (Māra Svārupe)

      Date of presenting the information: 20 August 2003

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