Latvian Culture Day
Location: East Essex St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
The inaugural Latvain Culture Day will feature a parade from Fleet Street followed by a day of fun with Lativan Choirs, singers and dancers, along with a market and face painting. The fun starts on Sunday, 5 May with 170 folk dancers and choirs celebrating Latvia Culture Day with a programme of lively music and dance on the outdoor stage, East Essex Street, 12.30pm to 4pm.
In anticipation of the 25th Latvian Nation-Wide Song and 15th Dance Celebration to be held in Riga from 30 June to 7 July 2013 the Latvian Society's in Ireland choir 'eLV?' in cooperation with the Latvian Embassy in Ireland, Temple Bar Company and Dublin City Council organize Latvian Culture Day in Ireland on 5 May 2013. The programme includes live song and dance performances by Latvian groups from Ireland, England, Germany, Latvia, and Switzerland.
Dublin has the biggest population of Latvian people in Ireland and The Temple Bar Company wants to extend its links across Europe especially in 2013, Ireland's the EU Presidency year. Temple Bar, being Dublin's cultural quarter, is the perfect place for events like this.