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Poster - 50th Australian Latvian Arts Festival, Dec 2004 Reg. No: HT 10350
- Poster advertising the 50th Australian Latvian Arts Festival (Australijas latvie?u 50. Kulturas dienas), which was held in Melbourne from 26-31 December 2004. The festival brought together performers and audience members from across the continent for five days of music, dance, theatre and exhibitions in Melbourne in December 2004. Events geared for different age groups were a feature of the festival, which combined traditional and modern forms of cultural expression.
This poster documents this event and demonstrates the continuity of cultural maintenance and celebration which, for Latvian Australians, dates back to the immediate post World War II era. Second generation Latvian weaver Anita Apinis-Herman was actively involved in co-ordinating this event.
- Poster, gloss finish, white background with black, gold and brown design elements. Features illustration of woman in Latvian costume (signature image) with graphic representations of Latvian craft. Title in gold reads: 50th Australian Latvian Arts Festival' and underneath in black: 'exhibition of Latvian fine art, photography and craft'. Provides listing of artists and time and location details: 'Victorian Artist's society 430 Albert Street East Melbourne. December 26-31 2004.
- Acquisition Information:
- Collected from Dr Moya McFadzean - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions, 2005
|Dimensions:||19.50 cm (Width), 42.20 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||cultural identity, cultural traditions, crafts, immigration, music, cultural maintenance, latvian communities, latvian immigration, festivals, artistic practices, dance, cultural awareness|
|Themes this item is part of:||Anna Apinis, Latvian Migrant & Weaver, 1950, Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CULTURAL IDENTITY|
|Secondary Classification:||Ethnicity - Creative Practice|
|Tertiary Classification:||exhibition promotions|
|Inscriptions:||50th Australian Latvian Arts Festival/exhibition of latvian fine art, photography and craft|
|Organisation Named:||Victorian Artists Society, Victoria, Australia, Dec 2004|
|Person Named:||Mrs Anita Apinis-Herman, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Dec 2004|