120 years ago the Latvian Ethnographic Exhibition of 1896 was held in Rīga. It became the first and largest representation of the Latvian nation and its history, culture and achievements, in addition it was an explicit application of the Latvian nation to be located alongside other nations in terms of historical and language values, national culture achievements, economic efforts. The exhibition “The Latvians: An Interpretation. Latvian Ethnographic Exhibition of 1896” is held in order to inform the public and remind people of this important event and to updated the issues of national identity, culture and historical memory, which are significant also nowadays.
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