Winter Festival – Latvian events

To celebrate Latvia's Independence a number of events have been organised as part of the CRCEES Winter Festival.

Events include a number of Latvian films (subtitled in English) at the G12 Cinema that are free admission. There's a lecture and musical performance by Valdis Muktupāvels, who is a key figure in the modern folklore movement in Latvia. Finally, a series of academic seminars at the University:

  • The Role of Culture in Nation Branding, and
  • Ninety Years since Independence: Evaluating Latvia's Past and Present


Free tickets for the films are available from the G12 Cinema, contact the cinema box office: 0141 330 5522.

To attend the free Latvian ethnic music event, which will take place: 5.30-7.00pm on 28th November, please contact Ann Mulholland (CRCEES Administrator) by Thursday 27 November, 2008.

The Ethnomusicology Performance and Workshop by Valdis Muktupāvels (university of Latvia) will take place in the Humanities Main Lecture Theatre, Main Building of the University of Glasgow.


For the academic events, registration can be arranged by contacting

Ann Mulholland (CRCEES Administrator). For details of the academic events refer to the above event links.

First published: 27 October 2008