Gozitan folkloristic group among the 40,000 currently in Latvia

Gozitan folk group, Aurora Folk Group, is currently in Latvia after it was invited by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia. The group is participating in the national celebrations commemorating the Centenary of the establishment of the Republic of Latvia.

The festival, which is done every five years, is to involve thousands of event participants. This year the festival is considered the biggest Folk Festival ever with around 40,000 participants from around Latvia and some other countries.

The group represented Gozo in the grand opening of the festival in capital Riga. The group, composed of female dancers, men and children, as well as orchestra and singers, also participated in concert with other folk groups in Vermanes Park in the centre of Riga.