ZEĻČU SOLA/ Annele Slišāne

Annele Slišāne is a well-known textile artist in Latgale, author of the project “100 deči Latvijai”, weaver, craftswoman and author of Latgalian prose. She has founded the company “Anneles zeme”, where she makes environmentally friendly toys, weaves rugs, tapestries, rag rugs, sauna rugs and herb rugs from a variety of materials. In the historic Latgale farmhouse “Zeļču sola” (Grass Snake Island), home to the Annele family, weaving master classes are organised and everyone can try their hand at real loom weaving. The place is special because, starting from the country’s eastern border, it is the first populated are on Latvia’s longest parallel – the 57th parallel.

Types of crafts

Weaving, knitting, toy making

The distinctive in their field of activity

An ethnographically authentic environment that can serve as a “time machine” and a venue for creative events and exhibitions. Various materials are used for weaving – natural resources, industrial products and packaging, recyclable materials.

When to book a tour in advance; When to book a master class in advance

Min. 2 days

+371 29754060

Zeļči, Šķilbēnu pagasts, LV-4587, Latvia