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House of Traditions

  • House of Traditions
  • House of Traditions
  • House of Traditions
  • House of Traditions
  • House of Traditions
  • House of Traditions
  • House of Traditions
  • House of Traditions
  • House of Traditions
  • House of Traditions
  • House of Traditions
  • House of Traditions
  • House of Traditions
  • House of Traditions
  • House of Traditions
  • House of Traditions
Address:
22a Rīgas Street, Daugavpils (entrance from the Saules Street)
Phone:
+371 29118992
Web page:
www.vienibasnams.lv

The House of Traditions is a cultural space where traditional cultural values are accumulated and popularised. It is possible to learn about the Latvian folk traditions by working practically, participating in workshops and classes in the House of Traditions. Traditional Latvian festivities are celebrated here, folk craft workshops, exhibitions, training sessions on playing folk musical instruments, seminars on traditional Latvian festivals, games and dances, as well as dance evenings, conversations and discussions on preservation of intangible cultural heritage are held here. The House of Tradition also offers to get to know the culinary heritage.

You can explore the handicrafts, rustic tools, household items of Daugavpils district of 19th and early 20th centuries, look at the weaving and spinning, and also look into the apartment of a moderately prosperous Daugavpils resident of the 20th century.

Classes, master classes and other events are held in the House of Traditions. Registration for classes is mandatory.

Entrance to the House of Traditions and participation in classes is free of charge.

Opening hours*:
Monday – closed;
Tuesday – Sunday – 10 am – 6 pm (lunch break from 12 pm to 1 pm)
*Working hours before and during public holidays can change.