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A group of sprightly elderly women in a Lithuanian village are the last in a long line of traditional folk singers with ancient roots.
In a region of Lithuania known as the Land of Songs, five grandmothers may be the last voices of their village's ancient folk singing tradition.
In a region of Lithuania known as the Land of Songs, five grandmothers may be the last voices of their village's ancient folk singing tradition.
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    1. Aldona Watts Creator on February 23, 2016

      Hi Steve, I'm sorry I must have missed your message - will contact you directly. Thanks!

    2. Steve Kryžius on February 23, 2016

      Hi Aldona,I left you a msg a while ago but getting a little impatient for your reply. I am in Australia and can't get to America to see your film, when can I expect to receive a copy as promised? I am eager to see film!! Thanks in advance for your reply

    3. Aldona Watts Creator on September 8, 2012

      Thank you Kathy, Gage, and Tracey for your kind words and support!

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      tracey thomas on July 10, 2012

      *SO* happy for you! Mazel tov!

    5. Gage Hutchens on July 9, 2012

      Exactly the type of work we need being done by self-determined artists - thank you. Thank you, this is the type of work worthy of song. Our knowledge base with the pace of change is transforming our very culture's beneath our feet - you are acting to preserve an important part of a significant culture who like many smaller cultures (who sit between larger cultures) find it difficult to preserve traditional ways. Sadly when they realize it, it may be too late. But your preservation of their songs will ensure future generations who chose can know and sing these again! Good luck on your journey!

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      Kathryn Murphy on July 9, 2012

      Aldona ! What an amazing person you are....what an amazing project. Both sets of my grandparents came over from Lithuania..and your project will have a special place in my heart...along with the traditions , stories and history I have tucked away ! Only the Best to you and your crew ! Kathy Alexa Murphy

    7. Aldona Watts Creator on July 5, 2012

      Thanks Gabija and Audra for your words of encouragement!

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      Audra Rusinas on July 5, 2012

      Good luck! This is such an important undertaking!!!!!!

    9. Gabija Steponenaite on July 4, 2012

      Dear Aldona,

      Thank you for doing it. Good luck to you and your crew!

    10. Aldona Watts Creator on June 22, 2012

      Thank you Mark! Your support is deeply appreciated!

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      Mark Asser on June 21, 2012

      Good luck!

      As another member of the Baltic diaspora (Estonian, not Lithuanian) I couldn't let this go by without chipping in.

    12. Aldona Watts Creator on June 11, 2012

      Thanks from the bottom of our hearts to all the generous folks who contributed to our Kickstarter on day 1! 29 days to go!