Eeeee-ooooo burdon singing in Suiti region - LATVIA

To introduce you to the formation of this unique region and community, we will visit Alsunga castle of the Livonian Order, the local history museum and the weaving workshop, where wives of Alsunga weave fabric for new Suiti costumes, belts and garters, and other elements of the traditional folk costumes.

Seeing is believing! But we offer you also hearing and feeling the Suiti community in all its splendour - Suiti performance - burdon singing and Suitu womens' typical 'teasing'.

What's inside a Suiti woman's dowry chest? Get to see the colorful and decorative costumes.

Visit a 17th century church, which holds te secret behind the unique blend of traditional and Christian, where Suiti and Catholic traditions have been interwoven.

Dinner will be served a la Suiti style, enjoying also the traditional Kurzeme region dishes.

Before returning, you will have the chance to taste home-made Latvian wines from local berries and fruits! Yes! Latvian wine is fermented almost from everything you can imagine!

 


Meals will be arranged depending on your wishes

Suggested time of visit: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter

Approximate time on tour: whole day

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Keywords: Culinary heritage Performances Traditions