World Dance Concert in Dzintari Concert Hall will open the International Folk Dance Festival ‘Sudmaliņas’

On July 2, 2016, at 19.30 the World Dance Concert in Dzintari Concert Hall, Jūrmala will open the VIII International Folk Dance Festival ‘Sudmaliņas’. Dance patterns of different countries and cultures will be presented by groups from Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, China, Latvia, Poland and Turkey. Tickets for the opening concert of the VIII International Folk Dance Festival ‘Sudmaliņas’ are already available in all box offices of SIA Biļešu paradīze and on the Internet

Participants of the World Dance Concert will be dance group ‘Mush’ and dance ensemble of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and AGBU (The Armenian General Benevolent Union) ‘Amberd’ from Armenia, Republic of Belarus Honoured Group, Culture Centre ‘Vitebsk’ dance ensembleLjavoniha’, China’s ethnic art troupe of Northwest University for Nationalities and Honghe Huayao Yi art troupe from China, folk dance ensemble ‘Poligrodzianie’ from Poland,  Turkish folk dance ensemble of Çorlu Municipality and IDEMM Folklore Centre dance group from Turkey.

Folk dance ensembles Dancis, Gatve, Līgo, Rotaļa and Teiksma in their dance will tell the story of Latvia and themselves. The dances created by the Latvian choreographers - Aija Baumane, Uldis Žagata, Jānis Ērglis, Jānis Purviņš - many of which already belong to the golden classics, will tell about the values which we are proud of in our land.

‘If winds make the mill wings turn and, discarding unnecessary chaff from grain, flour is ground in the mill, then dancers in the dance mills have transformed  and have stepped across the threshold of Time where the ancient wisdom of the nation, today’s energy pulse and the dance power meet each other!’, says concert director Dace Micāne-Zālīte.

The procession of the festival ‘Sudmaliņas‘ participants will take place on July 2, in Jūrmala, starting at 18.00 from Horna garden along Jomas iela up to Turaidas iela.