Latvians continue to observe the traditions of their ancestors – culture embedded in Latvian folklore that is best experienced during the Summer Solstice or Jani holiday, and the massive Song and Dance festivals, as well as through traditional crafts and handiwork, events organised by museums, and a lot of other
Is Latvia a high or low context culture?
Latvia is a low context communication culture and they do not require a great deal of background information.
What is the main religion in Latvia?
Christianity The main religion traditionally practiced in Latvia is Christianity.
How do people greet each other in Latvia?
A quick, firm handshake with direct eye contact is the traditional greeting. Latvians have rather controlled facial expressions and are not quick to smile. Their initial reserve warms up after they get to know you.
What type of food do they eat in Latvia?
Latvian Food: 14 Most Popular and Traditional Dishes to Try5 – Biešu Zupa – Beetroot Soup.6 – Kartupeļu Pankūkas – Grated Potato Pancakes.7 – Kotletes – Minced Meat Patties.8 – Skābeņu Zupa – Sorrel Soup.9 – Pelēkie Zirņi ar Speķi – Grey Peas with Lard.10 – Kartupeļi ar Gaileņu Mērci – Potatoes with Chanterelle Sauce.More items •15 Dec 2020