What language do they speak in Latvia?
LatvianLatvia / Official languageLatvian, also known as Lettish, is an Eastern Baltic language belonging to the Balto-Slavic branch of the Indo-European language family, spoken in the Baltic region. It is the language of Latvians and the official language of Latvia as well as one of the official languages of the European Union. Wikipedia
What is the main religion in Latvia?
The main religion traditionally practiced in Latvia is Christianity. As of 2011, it is the largest religion (80%), though only about 7% of the population attends religious services regularly.
How do you say hello in Latvian?
In Latvian, you say Sveiki in place of Hello/Hi.
Is Latvian hard?
For speakers of English or romance languages (Spanish, Catalan, Italian, French etc), Latvian is probably one of the more difficult European languages to learn.
What is a Latvian name day?
In Latvia and many other European nations, name days are like birthdays, but better. Whereas birthdays celebrate individuals, name days are collective holidays marked by national calendars, radio stations and news outlets, days when people are feted just for answering to particular appellations.
What is Latvian culture?
The most popular traditions of Līgo are singing Līgo songs, picking different sorts of herbs, making wreaths, bonfires, eating cheese and drinking beer. Ancient Latvians believed that the herbs, which were gathered on Midsummer Day, would conquer evil spirits and bring benediction and health to people.
What does Baltic DNA mean?
The Baltic States DNA region is located between Poland and Russia on the Baltic Sea. While no one is sure how the Baltic Sea got its name, the root of the word “Baltic” can be traced back more than a thousand years, and the countries located along the sea have come to be known as the Baltic States.