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Folklore ensemble

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Concert in our parish, 1996

      Name: Užava
          meaning: toponym
          recommended transcription in English: Uzava
          approximate pronunciation in English: Uzhava
          Listen pronunciation in AU format (9 Kb)

      Created: 1 October 1994
      Location: Uzava, Ventspils distr., Kurland
      Leader: Austra Čepeļevska
      Number of participants: 13, of them by age:
          younger than 14 years: 3
          from 25 to 44 years: 4
          from 45 to 64 years: 6
          older than 64 years: 1
      and by gender:
          males: 0
          females: 13
      Forms of activity: sing, play music, play roundelays
      Musical instruments: zither.

      Description: Ensemble was created on 1 October 1994 under the roof of the Uzava parish Folk house. The ensemble performs characteristic to Uzava songs, roundelays and other folklore material - believes, sayings, riddles, legends. We organize thematic concerts and arrangements dedicated to sea, hills, work, to the so called "praising of the orphan girl", to beer etc.
    As Uzava parish borders with Jurkalne parish, there is much in common in their respective cultural heritage. Joint actions in Uzava, Varve, Jurkalne, Ziras have become a tradition.
    The ensemble participated in Baltica-97, regularly gives concerts in parish.

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Concert in Ventspils, 1998

          in Latvian: Austra Čepeļevska, Kuldīgas 23-39, Ventspils, LV-3600, Latvija
          in English: Austra Cepelevska, Kuldigas 23-39, Ventspils, LV-3600, Latvia
      Phone: (+371) 36-22859

      Date of presenting the information: 25 July 1998

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