There is no business like show business

  • 2010-01-13
  • By Layla Banks
RIGA - The origins of the entertainment industry in Latvia can be traced to the times long, long ago. It’s been documented by Baltic historians that in as early as the 17th century large groups of costumed people went from household to household singing folk songs, playing games and entertaining in celebration of one of the oldest Latvian holidays - Mikela diena (the day of Mikelis). Latvians have always been famous for cherishing, and taking pride in their rich historic and cultural heritage, which forms the origins of the entertainment sector or, to use the modern term, the show ...
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