Denveras Virpulītis Dejo, XV Latviešu Dziesmu un Deju Svētki Kanadā - Kolāža
Watch Denveras Virpulītis dance at the Folk Dance Spectacle in Toronto, July 5, 2019
Founded by the Denver Latvian Youth Group in 1955, the Denver Latvian Folk Dance Ensemble adopted the name, Virpulītis, in preparation for the Latvian Song Festival in Cleveland in 1968.
Today, the Ensemble continues to dance both traditional and modern Latvian folk dances. The group has varied in size from as little as three couples to well over ten couples and is made up of all ages from early teens to early seniors, ranging from new dancers to veterans of decades of dancing. The group takes anyone wanting to learn Latvian dances.
The current leader of the Ensemble is Aleks Humeyumptewa, having led the group for 33 years.
Interested in dancing? We take anyone and everyone! Contact: for info!