Pagan Latvian Festivals

This is not the complete list of festivals, but it does include most of the more important ones. Since historically Latvians were farmers, the festivals celebrate dates of importance to farming and herding. I have arranged them according to the seasons, starting with the early spring festival:

Link to information about Pagan Festivals:

Latvian Seasonal Holidays. A description of four of the most important holidays, provided by the Latvian Institute. (In English)

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Last revised September 19, 2008