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Celebration of "Mărțișor" in Riga

Published on: Sat, 07/03/2020 - 00:00

Riga – On March 7, 2020, he Embassy of the Republic of Moldova to the Republic of Latvia, the Moldovan-Latvian Culture Center "Dacia" and the friends of the Republic of Moldova celebrated the traditional spring festival - "Mărțișor"

At the beginning of the event, Mrs. Maia Cuceaidze, Charge d'Affaires a.i. of the Embassy, ​​congratulated the members of the Diaspora and guests on the occasion of the arrival of Spring and the revival of nature, noting that Martișor is an indispensable part not only of the culture of the Republic of Moldova, but of the whole of humanity, the fact, which was confirmed by including this traditional red-white symbol of Spring in the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

The event continued with a cultural program, which included music, poetry and folk dances.

At the end of the festival, the artistic groups and the most active representatives of the Diaspora were awarded diplomas of honor.