By: Fiona Burleson

Culture of Latvia

Jāņi is a holiday celebrated on June 23 and 24, which is the summer solstice. This holiday is almost more popular than New Years or Christmas in Latvia. The summer solstice has little to do with the birthday of St. John as celebrated on 24 June by the Roman Catholic Church.


The Latvia's government is a Parliamentary democracy.

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