MP explains 'kula' to Europe

  • 2003-07-17
  • Baltic News Service
RIGAThe problem of Latvia's annual grass-burning custom may soon present a baffling dilemma for European civil servants, government officials said.New Era party MP and observer at the European Parliament Aldis Kuskis told his colleagues in Brussels about the troubles that arise every spring as a result of burning old grass.Kuskis, who hopes to solve the issue with his European colleagues, said they were surprised to learn about the grass-burning custom. According to Kuskis, most languages do not even have an equivalent word for the Latvian "kula," which denotes grass that has survived throu...
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