If you really want to understand a culture - TRY IT! Baltic Travel Studio & Boutique is sure about it and we will help you to get behind the scenes of a traditions and culture in the Baltic countries!
In cooporation with us and creative studio Latvietes pūrs
(transl. from Latvian to English: Latvian women hope chest or dowry
) you have incredable possibility to enjoy organized and unique TEXTILE TOURS
Cultural experience from ancient dresses to traditons which assimilat in modern civilization, from locals who knows traditional techniques to well known designers and artists who assimilate techniques in modern design, from workshops and masterclasses to exibitions and fairs - that is what we offer!
For inspiration, from our heart to textile enthusiasts heart, we would like to give an insight into the Latvian culture and traditions of textile arts. Small groups, English speaking tour guides, cultural activities, sightseeings, local food, home-stays, workshops, masterclasses and textile, patterns, yarns, threads etc. ...
What we will do during our TEXTILE TOURS DRESS CODE: 2020
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You will ask - what it is?
It is one of the unique Latvian traditonal/national costume or Latvian folk dress for men and women (Kurzeme, Bārta).
You can find five larger regions in Latvia with their own specific traditions also in spoken dialect and dress culture - Kurzeme, Zemgale, Sēlija, Vidzeme and Latgale. The colour schemes, patterns, compositions and embroidery are different for each region. Also decoration of shawls, mittens, socks and sashes differs in each region.
During this tour step by step you will find out these differences and you will get introduce how to make such a brilliant and unique costumes through cultural experiences, workshops and masterclasses (weaving, knitting, embroidery with local masters that use traditional skills etc.) in Latvian regions!