"Midsummer night" Painting by Ieva Baklane

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Painting: Acrylic on Canvas.

"Midsummer night" 30"X30" acrylic/canvas 2013.
From the series "Structure of Light".

This painting was inspired by Latvian celebration of Ligo-celebration of Midsummer Night.It's a pagan,pre-Christian tradition.It is celebrated on June,23rd every year.During Summer solstice night is the shortest and day is the longest of the year.It is also celebration of fertility-all the grasses,plants,flowers,trees are believed to grow and bloom the strongest that night.Latvians go out to the nature,light the bon fires,sing and dance folk songs through the night.Everyone wears the wreath.Women's are made from flowers,men's are made from oak leaves.


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"Midsummer night"

Ieva Baklane

Canada

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Size: 30 W x 30 H x 1 in

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