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Daugavpils Clay Art Centre

The centre offers the possibility to get acquainted with the cultural heritage of Latgale – ceramics and pottery traditions. This is the only place in Latvia where visitors can see and learn about the hardened Baltic raku ceramics which is being matured in fermented rye-flour liquid.

Viski Craftsmen Village

Crafts (the three-dimensional ceramic panels, woodwork (the ceramist Valdis Grebežs), wickerwork (Pūpoli studio), demonstrations of craft skills. A familiarization with traditional Latvian national musical instrument – kokle.

The House of Latgalian Traditions and Skills “Ambeļu skreine”

In “Ambeļu skreine” are organised main festivities of the year, exhibitions of art, demonstrations of traditional crafts, dancing evenings, singing, fortunetelling, bread baking and cheese making. On the “Ambeļu skreine” territory is a possibility to organize open air events.

The Workshop of Woodcarver Varis Vilcans

Varis Vilcāns a woodcarver and blacksmith, who calls himself craftsman of weird things. During the visit to his workshop, it is possible to observe woodcarving process, participate in forging and shoot with a bow and crossbow.

The Smith Edgars Vronskis

Art metal design, decorative products, demonstration skills. Visitors are invited to try their hand at stamping coins, or souvenir.

Art Studio “Putra”

Art studio “Putra” is an artist’s Oksana Vronska graphic workshop established in cooperation with forging studio “Edgara Vronska kalēju studija”. Visitors are invited to attend various graphic technique lessons and demonstrations. Graphic lessons develop dimensional imagination, creative thinking and fantasy, and helps to bring into life interesting ideas.