Dainu Kalns – sculpture garden in Turaida, Latvia

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The sculpture garden Dainu Kalns (Folk-song Hill) is dedicated to Latvian folklore. It was established in 1985 in honor of Krisjanis Barons (1835 – 1923) who collected and systematizes folk-songs. Some years later political changes in Soviet Union and Latvia began. Dainu Hill became the symbol of national independence. Several years each Saturday and Sunday thousands of folklore groups arrived in Turaida to sing folksongs and to express their attitude towards these events, to honor past of Latvian people, to draw strength and belief for future. Emotional charge was so big that it surrounds Dainu Hill in nowadays too.
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Plus d'information: http://www.turaida-muzejs.lv

Latitude: 57° 11' 4" N, Longitude: 24° 51' 0" E see »

Localisation: Latvia

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