I Want To Tell You About Jani, A Festival In Latvia

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    ‘jāņi’ – The Most Latvian National Holiday

    In Latvia, celebration of the summer solstice is oldest and most beloved traditional holiday. The two-day long ancient pagan midsummer fest begins on Līgo day, June 23rd, and concludes on ‘Jāņi’, June 24th. Most Latvians leave their residences in the city to...
    Lunadelobos Lunadelobos
    46-50
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2010

    Jani Or Ligo Diena ~ Part 2

    Celebrated throughout Latvia, Ligo Diena is the annual celebration of the Summer Solstice which marks the longest day of the year . It is an ancient practice which dates back to pre-Christian times and has many rituals that are closely associated with nature and the hope for a...
    Lunadelobos Lunadelobos
    46-50
    Jun 12, 2010
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