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FOUR DAYS OF LIVELY, JOYFUL,
AND HEALING SUMMER SOLSTICE

  • rituals and ceremonies
  • concerts and dance parties
  • musical performances
  • shamanic journeys
  • yoga, tantra, meditation

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TIME TO BE!

The world calls us to open our hearts to the Spirit of Love. It is always available and just waiting for us to tune in to its wave.

We meet in for the sixth time in the forests of Latvia by the banks of beautiful river Daugava in Puduri, Ķegums to raise to higher heights and dive into deepest depths!


TEACHERS

KAIFI

KAIFI

From Separation to Unity
Petras Dabrisius

Petras Dabrisius

Return to Nature
Premal Madina

Premal Madina

Devi Dance Temple
Zarey

Zarey

Sufi Mystic
Seva Prem

Seva Prem

Energetic Aspects of Relationship

Pete Bengry

Pete Bengry

Shaman, Musician
Maris Zunda

Maris Zunda

Wim Hof metode
Andris & Egija Skujini

Andris & Egija Skujini

Heart Meditation
KASH

KASH

Ecstatic Yoga
Robin & Yang

Robin & Yang

Body Zen

Kristiana Kalnina

Kristiana Kalnina

Biodanza
Uno Lacis

Uno Lacis

Master of Dreams
Kristine Aboltina

Kristine Aboltina

Unleash the Power of Your Ancestors
Aigars Stirna

Aigars Stirna

Element Dance
Marta Kimonte

Marta Kimonte

Foot Massage Circle

MUSICIANS

NETANEL GOLDBERG

NETANEL GOLDBERG

Truth of Now - Festival Opening Ceremony
MITSCH KOHN

MITSCH KOHN

Truth of Now - Festival Opening Ceremony
DROR PARKER

DROR PARKER

Truth of Now - Festival Opening Ceremony
RISHI

RISHI

Trance Dance
PEPE DANZA

PEPE DANZA

Ecstatic Ligo

Dhwani Wil Zapp

Dhwani Wil Zapp

Keyboards, Vocals, Flutes, Percussion
Biruta Ozolina

Biruta Ozolina

Folk Musician
Marc Jb

Marc Jb

Ecstatic Dance DJ
Folk band DELVE

Folk band DELVE

Latvian Shamanism
Fran Sagar

Fran Sagar

Didgeridoo

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FESTIVAL PROGRAMM

  • Day 1

    June 22

  • Day 2

    June 23

  • Day 3

    June 24

  • Day 4

    June 25

  • We open registration at 2 pm, you are free to arrive and set up your tent. Check-in at the Guest house is starting 3:30 pm.

  • Būtība team

    Our first festival ceremony, meeting each other, opening the space.

  • Netanel Goldberg (Israel) & Mitsch Kohn (Germany) & Dror Parker TRUTH of NOW is a ceremony inviting you to a journey into your inner universe... giving space to your free expression... dancing, singing, opening the heart, letting go, integrating ... connect to your inner truth and your essence ... a celebration of life in gratitude and surrender to the moment.

  • Ancient Fire Ritual with Folk Band DELVE. United together in ritual and song. DELVE music is just like the fire-bred clayware, it is the melting pot for both the tradition and the creative innovation. Shamanic drumming, Songs and dance by the fire, long after midnight!

  • KASH /Stage / ECSTATIC YOGA

    Yoga is Ecstasy, its a unique style of Yoga that been mixed with Ecstatic Dance. It is a modern version of Hatha-Raja Yoga, fused with the vinyasa flow and Kundalini breathing techniques performed with high quality live sounds by using hypnosis frequencies to take you in a deeper meditative state and strong physical practice to keep your mind connected to your body in the present moment during the event.

    Morning Guided Meditation / Elina Vas

    In the guided meditation, we will open ourselves peacefully for the day. Through inner practice, we will connect with our spirit and open our hearts. We will illuminate the subconscious and let our inner sun rise.

  • Breakfast, Sign up for sauna, individual sessions

  • Time to stop, listen to each other and share. Teachers will talk about their classes and rituals.

  • Andris & Egija Skujina / Skatuve / HEART MEDITATION

    Ilona Ansone / Mežmala / PULSATION ECSTATIC JOURNEY

    Pulsation Ecstatic Journey - combines breathing, spontaneous dance and music, in which experiences can open the inner door to all the ranges of emotions and clarity, release old tension, let in celebration and joy.

    Maris Zunda / Rija / WIM HOF BREATH

    Robin & Yang / Daugmale / BODY ZEN

    During the practice your thoughts become less and less. And one day you will find a gap in your thoughts. In the silence, in the gap, you have a chance to recognize who you really are.

  • RISHI, DHWANI AND FRANCESCO  / Skatuve

    Just have to be there ❤️

  • Pete Bengry / Skatuve / SACRED BREATH SACRED SOUND

    By letting go - surrendering to our breath - we allow our body wisdom to open and guide what we need at present. Pete uses his expertise of music refining tans supporting his intention of your evolving soul within the rhythms of life.

    Kristine Aboltina / Rija / Ritual – Recover hidden ancestor resources for your life

    The solstice is the perfect time to reach out to your family – look into family heritage, perform family energy healing, help restore harmony and receive family gratitude – a huge dose of resources, love and support.

    Zarey / Daugmale / MEETING WITH YOUR HIGHER SELF

    Meet a modern mystic, Sufi or simply a man of Wisdom who has encountered the Higher in his life.

    Your Friend Ricci / Mežmala / ECSTATIC DANCE

    A friend of Nature and a messenger of it’s Love and Playfulness. Music is one of his favorite tools for communicating visions of a beautiful, joyful World. His wish, with each gathering, ritual and play that he co-creates, is to channel a unifying experience where we can meet in a synchronous vibration and feel that state of being where we all are unique expressions of the same Love.

  • Henna, Taro, Children workshops, massage, Sauna!

  • Dana Indāne-Surkiene / Skatuve / Free voice improviser

    Dana Indane-Surkiene (Latvia/Lithuania) is a free voice improviser, singer and author of various voice courses. On June 23 rd , 2023 she is giving an intuitive improvisation concert “Connectedness” / “Saslēgums” together with Mitsch Kohn and other musicians of “Būtība” festival.

    Mikus Mustang / Mežmala / Instrumental Guitar

    Mikus Mustang is a musician who writes his original instrumental guitar compositions. Simple and melodic, he invites you on a musical journey to relax and enjoy the moment trough a fountain of soft melodies.

  • Marc Jb / Skatuve / SHAMANIC FIRE DANCE

    Join us for this transformative journey, leave all that is holding you back from expressing your highest passion, purpose, joy, health and creativity. Release it to the spirit of fire. Become fully embodied, grounding your dreams into life, dancing with the energies of Mother Earth and the infinite possibilities of spirit to become the integrated, highest expression of humanity. This is the path of becoming your ultimate self. Music is medicine as we ride the waves of ecstatic, shamanic dance from ceremony guide Marc JB.

  • Pepe Danza / Skatuve / CONCERT-CEREMONY

    Pepe is well known as a virtuoso percussionist that has shared the stage with top names in the music world. This performance has him playing an extended hand percussion Drum Set. Using Rhythms and Chants from diverse Sacred Drumming Traditions (Brazil, Cuba, India, Uruguay, Africa), Pepe leads the audience into a Rhythmical Ceremony that can last up to two hours non stop.

    In the Scond part of the evening of Midsummer, all the musicians and performers of the festival will come together in the unifying concert of the festival - Rishi, Dwani, Pepe Danza, Francesco Marani, Charlie Vas, Vjacheslav Lukjanov.

  • Midsummer Fire Ritual, Fire Sculpture, Dancing and Singing around the fire till morning

  • KASH /Stage / ECSTATIC YOGA

    Yoga is Ecstasy, its a unique style of Yoga that been mixed with Ecstatic Dance. It is a modern version of Hatha-Raja Yoga, fused with the vinyasa flow and Kundalini breathing techniques performed with high quality live sounds by using hypnosis frequencies to take you in a deeper meditative state and strong physical practice to keep your mind connected to your body in the present moment during the event.

    Morning Guided Meditation / Elina Vas

    In the guided meditation, we will open ourselves peacefully for the day. Through inner practice, we will connect with our spirit and open our hearts. We will illuminate the subconscious and let our inner sun rise.

  • Breakfast, Sign up for sauna, individual sessions

  • Premal Madina / Skatuve / DEVI DANCE FOR WOMEN

    Healing, transformative and meditative journey for women.

    Juris Bharganath Grave / Rija / INTEGRATED MANHOOD

    Men's Circle

    Ecstatic Dance Riga / Mežmala / ECSTATIC DANCE

    Sergej Bremer is one of the founders, organizer and resident DJ of Ecstatic Dance Riga /Latvia. Founder of cultural & community space Lampa (more than 10 years), the place for various practices of conscious dance, yoga, painting, acting, singing, music and other forms of art & self-development. Irina Livija – ceremony leader and organizer of Ecstatic dance. With beautiful feminine energy she turn a dances to real deep embodiment practice.

    Zarey / Daugmale / MEETING WITH YOUR HIGHER SELF

    Meet a modern mystic, Sufi or simply a man of Wisdom who has encountered the Higher in his life.

    Creativity Workshops / Puduri

  • Charie Vas, Balraj Singh, Dmitry Evsikov, Devika Evsikova  / Skatuve

    "An interactive concert to meditate, lift the spirit and move the soul, On this trip Charlie will be accompanied by Balraj Singh Sandhu, Devika Ekisova among others"

    Vjacheslav Lukjanov / Mežmala / Jew's Harp Masterclass

  • Seva Prem / Skatuve / ENERGY ASPECTS OF RELATIONSHIP

    Through the skills of creating energy resonance and increasing vitality, the effect of sexual magnetism is achieved. People around are attracted to a powerful source of energy, and correct interaction allows you not to waste energy, but only to increase it. – Connection with a partner at a qualitatively new level. A number of special techniques allow you to go beyond the established ideas about what a partner needs and deeply feel what he really wants. If you find the balance between lightness and strength, passion and tenderness, the relationship will go to a completely different level.

    Girts Laube / Rija / BREATH OF BLISS

    There are countless breath variation techniques for different purposes and tasks, but in the end they all come back to the primal and original experience of Being, when the Breath becomes the Living Source of Energy and allows us to experience our natural Divinity in this Time and Place!

    Aigars Stirna / Mežmala / ELEMENT DANCE

    The element dances are self-awareness of the five basic elements of nature (energy, elements) – Earth, Fire, Water, Air and Ether/Space, an individual growth process, meditation in dance, free movement, surrendering to feelings, listening to the body, being true to oneself and reaching the deepest in the understanding of one’s ESSENCE.

    Tao Center / Daugmale / HEALING METHOD TAO

    The Tao method includes express diagnostics of a person’s spine and general health condition using a combination of ancient techniques and modern methods. The Tao centre team in cooperation with unique masters of the Tao method will happily perform a practical demonstration on how this method can be learned there and then as they have done during previous festivals.

    Creativity Workshops / PUDURI

    Henna, Taro, Children workshops, massage, Sauna!

  • Biruta Ozolina / Skatuve / LATVIAN FOLK MUSIC

    Biruta Ozoliņa has gained much acclaim among the music experts and audiences in Latvia as well as abroad – at Kaunas, Vilnius, Tallinn and Kraków folk music festivals.

    Marta Kimonte / Daugmale / FOOT MASSAGE CIRCLE

    This is a very bonding, positive and in its own way intimate process that allows you to connect with your body in a collective way with the help of reflexology.

  • Rishi, Dhwani, Kristaps Krolls, Francesco / Skatuve

    Dance ritual with Live music. TranceDance is one of the oldest ways of reconnecting with our inner forces - empowering, uplifting, energizing, motivating. A great way to step out of old habits and to look at your life in a different way.

  • Vigo Racevskis / Stage / Gong Meditation


  • We provide perfect quality sound with headphones. With the headphone signal reaching far out, you'll be able to move freely & choose, where to dance - on the stage, or right on meadow.

  • KASH /Stage / ECSTATIC YOGA

    Yoga is Ecstasy, its a unique style of Yoga that been mixed with Ecstatic Dance. It is a modern version of Hatha-Raja Yoga, fused with the vinyasa flow and Kundalini breathing techniques performed with high quality live sounds by using hypnosis frequencies to take you in a deeper meditative state and strong physical practice to keep your mind connected to your body in the present moment during the event.

    Morning Guided Meditation / Elina Vas

    In the guided meditation, we will open ourselves peacefully for the day. Through inner practice, we will connect with our spirit and open our hearts. We will illuminate the subconscious and let our inner sun rise.

  • Breakfast, Sign up for sauna, individual sessions

  • Būtība team / Stage

  • Biodanza with Kristiana Kalnina / Skatuve / BIODANZA

    BIODANZA® is a unique method of personal development, physical, mental and social health improvement, the theoretical model of which is based on the idea of the possibility of regeneration and self-regulation of all living systems. The aim of the method is to improve people's quality of life, reduce daily stress, get to physical and emotional well-being and restore a sense of basic trust in the world.

    Zarey / Rija / MEETING WITH YOUR HIGHER SELF

    Meet a modern mystic, Sufi or simply a man of Wisdom who has encountered the Higher in his life.

    Alina Causs / Mežmala / AFRICAN DANCE

    African dance is physically demanding and offers a profound emotional release. This is a space, free of stereotype, free of imposed rules, where we can reach for our original state of being. African dance allows us to be who we are, fearlessly, sometimes silly – always, authentically to ourselves. It’s just you and the rhythm – the rhythm of the Tam Tam and the rhythm of your Heart.

    Rishi / Daugmale / DRUM CIRCLE

    Take your drum, percussions, anything that you can keep the beat with!

    Creativity Workshops / PUDURI

    Henna, Taro, Children workshops, Massage, Sauna!

  • Pepe Danza / Skatuve / CLOSING CONCERT and RITUAL

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Transport

Venue is situated 50 km. from Riga. Please see below the coordinates in the Google map. Join our Facebook group, to find a share ride and to follow Festival News.


Accommodation

Camping spot is included in the event fee.
Registration in the Guest house is open at Noon on June 22nd, Check out at 18.00 June 25. Please make the reservations timely, as the number of beds are limited.


Food

Exclusively delicious vegetarian meals will serve as one of our collective rituals three times a day. We invite you to bring your own vessels and utensils as we intend to avoid using disposable tableware. Extra snacks will not be accessible on the festival grounds – anything you cannot survive without should be brought along from the town.


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    Baltic Tantric Festival

    FOUR DAYS OF LIVELY, JOYFUL, AND HEALING SUMMER SOLSTICE


    rituals and ceremonies
    concerts and dance parties
    musical performances
    shamanic journeys
    yoga, tantra, meditation