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ethnographical ensemble

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Baltica-97, Ethnographical museum, Riga, July 1997

      Created: 21 December 1985
      Location: Rogovka, Nautreni parish, Ludza distr., Latgalia
      Leader: Ineta Urtāne
      Number of participants: 15, of them by age:
          from 25 to 44 years: 3
          from 25 to 44 years: 6
          from 45 to 64 years: 3
          older than 64 years: 3
      and by gender:
          males: 2
          females: 13
      Forms of activity: sing, play roundelays

      Description: God has given us loud voices and desire to fill the world with a song, to bear on light a cultural heritage and to eulogize Latgalia and all Latgalian.
    For the first time ensemble has performed of December 21, 1985. We have learnt only 2 songs... Counting began - wedding, funeral, sowing, fair, calendar holidays. By one word - where invited, there Rogovkians are acted. So, little by little, farther steel to go - from Rogovka to Ludza, from Ludza - to nearby districts, and then Riga is not far. Three times have visited Estonia, two - Denmark (Landstavne-98).
    For these years the ensemble acted 201 times, from them on 14 weddings, 11 funeral, 15 anniversaries and memorable measures, 3 Songs festivals, 4 festivals of Latgalian TV etc. Since the first day of existence, all our "tricks" are zealous written.
    In repertoir of ensemble basically are songs of Nautreni area. Beside 150 songs are already collected. Unforget about songs on words of our countrymen - P.Migliņīks, F.Kemps, A.Kūkojs, P.Jurceņš, and about sayings, riddles and roundelays. Recently we act together with youth dancing collective - train their folk dances and roundelays. It is pity, that concerts becomes less - folklore is not more in vogue...

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First-night of staging Wedding in Rogovka in Nautreni secondary school sport hall, November 1995

      Sound sample: Padzīdōsim, vacōkōs (Let sign, seniors) (1998)
One couplet in AU format (398 Kb)
Full song in MP3 format (446 Kb)

          in Latvian: Ineta Urtāne, Rogovka, p/n Nautrēni, Ludzas raj., LV-5727, Latvija
          in English: Ineta Urtane, Rogovka, p/o Nautreni, Ludza distr., LV-5727, Latvia
      Phone: (+371) 57-36798

      Date of presenting the information: 15 August 1998

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