“The Trip of the Black Moor” is an adventurous excursion based on the story about the sign of recognition of the Brotherhood of Blackheads of Riga, the head of a blackamoor in the building façade elements, interior, and coat of arms. Along with the image of a blackamoor, the history revives in the House of the Black Heads, telling the legendary story about the Brotherhood of Blackheads.
“The Trip of the Black Moor” in the House of the Black Heads starts in the 14th century cellars where the Blackheads used to celebrate life, each other and their saint guardians. Honoring the traditions of the Blackheads the guests of the House of the Black Heads will be treated with a glass of sparkling drink or black currant balsam, as well as specially selected truffle.
Go on a journey through the centuries at House of the Black Heads!⠀
Explore the mysterious medieval cellars, legends of the Brotherhood of the Black Heads and feel the charm of the aristocrats in the luxurious Celebration hall.⠀
On the last Sunday of each month - join an open tour group!⠀
Sisters Balan's new music video – Pēteris Vasks Duo for Violin and Cello “Castillo Interior”- has been filmed at the glorious The Black Heads House, informs the agency representing musicians. The record is a meditation, interrupted by energetically charged music, expressing a person's desire to seek answers to existential questions. Composer Pēteris Vasks was inspired by a book written in 1577 by Saint Teresa of Avila. "Castillo Interior" or "The Palace of the Soul".
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