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Latvia Culture



Latvia Culture is inspired to a great extent from the unwritten literature based on superstitious stories and facts. The people of Latvia are deeply rooted to their land and are highly influenced by
the other neighboring Baltic states of Europe. In the ancient times Latvian people were believers of pagan rituals and customs but after the advent of Christianity they have all become followers of Christianity.

Latvian Literature
Latvian culture owes a great deal to their ancestors who were mainly warriors and sang ballads to their master at the time of war .These songs are still apart of Latvian culture and these mythical songs have a unique history to tell. The popular "Dainas" are preserved as great masterpieces of art and culture and is published in the 19th century by Krisjanis Barons. The Latvian literature is quite rich and in the year 1888 the epical poem written by Andrejs Pumpurs named "Lacplesis" gained a lot of popularity as it commemorated the beginning of Latvian literature.



Cultural Lives of Latvians
Latvian people are lovers of music and theater. Their culture revolves around opera music , orchestral symphony and circus pro grammes. Latvian people are highly talented and they take major interest in practicing fine arts like drawing and making sketches of animate and inanimate objects. Their cultural activities are quite interesting where involvement in local dances, musical competitions along with wining and dining makes the most of their living.



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