Folklore group Karikakar
Folklore group Karikakar started in 1987 in Halliste Primary School. They are studying folk dances, song-games and folk games. Children are also interested in riddles, old sayings and stories in mulgi dialect. The aim of the folklore group is to learn, keep and introduce Estonian folk culture and ancestors’ traditions.
Karikakar means camomile in Estonian.
Folklore group Kõõrukiri
Folklore group Kõõrukiri was formed in 2009 from three different folklore groups. The main purpose of “Kõõrukiri” is to pass on the heritage of our ancestors. Folklore group performances include authentic Estonian dances, songs and song-games.
Kõõrukiri is a pattern of traditional stockings of Halliste parish.
Folklore group Tiistelu
Folklore group was created on initiative of dance teacher Anneli Arraste in Karksi in 2005. It involves folk dancers from groups Tantsurõõm, Kadri, Krõõt, Sõlesepad and Samm sassis, all together over 50 dancers.
Julius is one of the few folklore bearers of Karksi region – his ancestors were also accordion players. The repertoire of Julius consists of local tunes and also of tunes the he has learnt from other musicians
|Folklore heritage from Mulgi region|