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"Ligo!'' market in Old Town Riga's Dome Square

19 Jun

Celebration of the Latvian pagan holiday Līgo!, the year's shortest night, is the most Latvian tradition, and its key features are beer, caraway cheese, dances and Līgo! songs by the bonfire until dawn. A special Midsummer Fair will be held on Dome Square to properly prepare for the year's greatest celebration. Impressive flower bunches and garlands, delicious smoked meat and fish, home made cheese from all Latvian regions - all that along with cheerful singing, strolling and shopping all day long at the Fair!

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