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SYDNEY LATVIAN EVENTS

Events at Sydney Latvian House
Read more about events in Feb-March

Latvian language classes for adults
Classes are held every second Saturday from 11.30 to 1.30pm at the Sydney Latvian Hall. Anyone wishing to learn Latvian is welcome. Classes are held in an informal setting using Latvian language training materials and information on interesting events or facts about Latvia. Classes are FREE.
Enquiries: contact Daiga Kurpniece (0420 874 228) or the Sydney Latvian Society office (02 9744 8500)

 

2018 May

Thursday, 17, 24, 31 May at 12.00 
Thursday lunch
The SLB Ladies Auxilliary and assistants serve lunch for a most affordable price every Thursday to all who come to meet, chat and eat. Lunch is served at 12:00. It is advisable to book by Tuesday by calling the Latvian House office on (02) 9744 8500. Please note: In the week when the Seniors Meeting is held, there will be no lunch on Thursday.

Wednesday 2 May at 1.00 pm
Learn how to play the Latvian card game "Zolite"

Friday, 11 May at 12.00
Seniors get together
Lunch, films, discussion.

Sunday 20 May at 2.00 pm
Concert by Peter Pik, talk by Artūrs Butāns

Sunday 27 May at 2.00 pm
Uldis Siliņš farewell to Sydney

Long-time Sydney Latvian actor Uldis Siliņs will say farewell to Sydney before relocating to Latvia. Organised by the Sydney Latvian Theatre. Entry $15, students under 18 free.

 

2018 June

Thursday, 14, 21, 28 June at 12.00 
Thursday lunch
The SLB Ladies Auxilliary and assistants serve lunch for a most affordable price every Thursday to all who come to meet, chat and eat. Lunch is served at 12:00. It is advisable to book by Tuesday by calling the Latvian House office on (02) 9744 8500. Please note: In the week when the Seniors Meeting is held, there will be no lunch on Thursday.

Wednesday 6 June at 1.00 pm
Learn how to play the Latvian card game "Zolite"

Friday, 8 June at 12.00
Seniors get together
Lunch, films, discussion.

Sunday 17 June at 2.00 pm
Commemoration Concert

77th anniversary of mass deportations from the Baltic States
by Soviet Union occupying forces 1941.
At LATVIAN HOUSE, 32 Parnell Street, Strathfield.
Guest speaker Lithuanian writer Eve Podžiunaite-Wicks.
The concert will feature performances by The Sydney Estonian choir, Sydney Lithuanian Choir, and the Sydney Vocal Ensemble. Organised by The Joint Baltic Committee.
There will also be an exhibition of art by Baltic artists in conjunction with the Commemoration Concert held at NSW Parliament House "Fountain Court". About 14th June, 1941

Saturday 23 June at 12.00
"JĀŅI" Midsummer celebration
JĀŅI is the major Latvian annual celebration, which in the northern hemisphere marks the shortest night of the year. Come and celebrate together with us at the Sydney Latvian Hall! Grab a traditional meal and a drink, sing and dance along with traditional songs and dances, watch peformances by the folk dancing group and Saturday school or try your luch in the raffle. Entry free.

 


Events in other locations:

Daugavas Vanagi
49 Stanley St, Bankstown NSW,
tel: (02) 9790 1140
e-mail: rsl.dv@myacn.net.au

Every FRIDAY from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Novus games
New players welcome. Call the group organiser Richard Puisēns, tel. (02) 9481 8658.

Latvian language (and at the same time English language) lessons
Please contact the DV office at 02 9790 1140 or Gundega Zarins at 02 9520 8200, to discuss dates and times.

 

2018

Saturday, 2 June at 12.00
Monthly lunch

Thursday 21 June at 11.00
"JĀŅI" Midsummer celebration
In conjunction with Your Aged Care At Home

Sydney Ev.Lut.
Latvian Congregation


St John's Church, 30 Bridge Rd, Homebush NSW
Congregation minister: Colvin MacPherson
Tel: 0412 024 476; Congregation cffice tel: (02) 9746 1934.

For dates of services and congregation news, see: www.sydneylatvianchurch.org.au

Latvian Ev.Lut.
Unity Congregation


Morwick St and The Boulevarde, Strathfield
Pastor: Raimonds Sokolovskis

MAY 2018

Sunday, 6  May  at 9.30
Service.

Sunday, 13 May  at 9.30
Service followed by Bible class.

Sunday, 20 May  at 9.30
Service

Sunday, 27 May  at 9.30
Service

Services led by pastor Raimonds Sokolovskis.


 

 

 

 


Latvian Midsummer Festival "Jāņi" celebration at Latvian House, June 2014. View larger


Latvian Midsummer Festival "Jāņi" celebration at Latvian House, June 2014. View larger


Cellist Margarita Balanas and pianist Ilze Dzērve at Sydney Latvian House, 13th April 2014.


Klubs Kaladū, 4 Sept, 2010: Kaija Upenieks, Andris Kariks, Andrejs Mačēns, John Mason, Viktorija Mačēns.
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Well-known and prolific Latvian water colour painter Uldis Āboliņš, who died in July 2010, at his exhibition in December, 2007.


The "Sydney Musicians" at the "Jāņi" festival at Latvian House. From left": Ojārs Greste, Viktorija Mačēna, Kaija Upeniece, Maija Upeniece, Andrejs Mačēns.

See the "Jāņi" festival 2010 at Latvian House on YouTube


Internationally known Latvian composer Pēteris Vasks, his wife film director Dzintra Geka and event organizer Edgars Greste, at Vasks and Geka's lecture about the Latvian children of Siberia, October 2009. Vasks was in Sydney to attend the world premiere performance of one of his works, commissioned for the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

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