Programme

Participant programme

Thursday, 13th of June 2019

  • Participant arrival. Group leader meeting between 8 – 10pm. All the guests are invited to enjoy live Irish music at the ‘Lundy Foot’s’ pub in Dublin city centre. 

Friday, 14th of June 2019

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Rehearsal in Smithfield Squaere
  • 19:00 – 21:00 ELKS Opening Night at the Dublin City Hall
  • 17:00 – 21:00 The Latvian Song and Dance Festival Movement Abroad Exhibition
  • 22:00 An evening of dancing at the “Murray’s Pub”. Music from the folk groups “Dūdalnieki” (UK) and “Stokholmas spēlmaņi” (Sweden)


Saturday, 15th of June 2019

  • 9:00 – 14:00 Dress rehearsal in Smithfield Squaere
  • 15:30 ELKS 2 Parade from Law Society to Smithfield Squaere
  • 16:30 – 20:00 ELKS 2 Grand Song and Dance Concert in Smithfield Squaere
  • 13:00 – 20:30 Crafts fair with traditional Latvian food in Smithfield Squaere
  • 13:00 – 20:00 Activities for young people and families with children in Smithfield Squaere
  • 21:00 – 01:00 Festival Party at the Old Belvedere Rugby Club with music from “Austrumkalns” (UK) and special guests “Raxtu Raxti”. Expect other surprises too!


Sunday, 16th of June 2019

  • Individual group concerts at the Wood Quey Amphitheatre
  • Group excursions


Guest programme


Friday, 14th of June 2019

  • 19:00 – 21:00 ELKS Opening Night at Dublin City Hall
  • 17:00 – 21:00 The Latvian Song and Dance Festival Movement Abroad Exhibition at Dublin City Hall. 
  • 22:00 An evening of dancing at the “Murray’s Pub”. Music from the folk groups “Dūdalnieki” (UK) and “Stokholmas spēlmaņi” (Sweden).
    • Entry costs 15 euros (presale only)

Saturday, 15th of June 2019

  • 15:30 ELKS 2 Parade from Law Society to Smithfield Squaere
  • 16:30 – 20:00 ELKS 2 Grand Song and Dance Concert in Smithfield Squaere
  • 13:00 – 20:30 Crafts fair with traditional Latvian food in Smithfield Squaere
  • 13:00 – 20:00 Activities for young people and families with children in Smithfield Squaere
  • 21:00 – 01:00 Participant’s party at the Old Belvedere Rugby Club with music from “Austrumkalns” (UK) and special guests “Raxtu Raxti”. Expect other surprises too!
    • Entry costs 15 euros (Presale only)


Sunday, 16th of June 2019

  • Individual group concerts at the Wood Quey Amphitheatre
    • Free entry