Candle Day and market at february 4th
February 4th at 10:00 to 16:00 at Kalnciema Quarter market there will be both farmers', artisans' products, food products and different composition and shape of Latvian producers candles.
February is considered a month of candles. Candle Day is the middle of winter and there, according to tradition, Latvians usually lighted and casted candles.
Candle lighting and casting are related to many traditions. Only on this day candle burns brightest and longest. One of the candles making methods is to use them with rape wax. Together with an experienced candle makers "Lauret Candle" will learn more about this method. At this workshop each visitor will be able pour out a candle at 11:00 to 15:00 Kalnciema Quarter gallery.