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10.1.2014 | Culture

January Highlights

January Highlights

01 EVITA

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Argentinian themed musical Evita, comes to the stage in Tartu (31 January) and in Tallinn (7&8 March). Evelin Võigema will play the role of Eva Perón, and Vaiko Eplik will play Che Guevara. The musical will be performed in Estonian, with English and Finnish subtitles.

02 FROSTY DANCING ON TUHAMÄE

The Tuhamäe winter dance festival attracts hundreds of dancers, not bothered by the cold to Ida Virumaa. The dance festival can be enjoyed on 8 February at the Kiviõli Seikluskeskus.

03 TOP DOCUMENTARY FILMS

DocPoint Tallinn brings films from Helsinki’s DocPoint Festival to the big screen. Films will be screened from the 23rd-26th January at KUMU and Sõpruse Cinema.

04 FESTIVAL OF ICE AND SNOW

For the 5th year in a row, Jääfestival (Ice Festival) will take place in Pärnu from the 15th-24th February. A snow village, ice sculptures, adventure park and ice cinema will be built along the banks of the Pärnu River. On the eve of Estonian Independence Day (23 February), the band Metsatöll will perform in the snow village. This year’s theme is ice music.

05 A BAROQUE PARTY

MustonenFest is the violinist-conductor Andres Mustonen’s very own festival that features Baroque music. This time, the band La Serenissima from the UK will join Mustonen. The festival will take place from the 30th of January to February 8th, all across Estonia.

2.8.2017 | Culture

Summer folk

Summer folk

Viru Folk takes place every year at the beginning of August in Käsmu, which is located about 80 km from … Read more

21.7.2017 | Culture

Summer Event Calendar 2017

Summer Event Calendar 2017

July 30.6.-7.7. World Championships for Racing, Tartu 5-8.7 Õllesummer Music Festival, Tallinn 5.-9.7. Haapsalu Old Music Festival, Haapsalu 5.-9.7. Võru … Read more

17.7.2017 | Culture

Summer Gig Guide 2017

Summer Gig Guide 2017

There are many reasons to be excited about the schedule of concerts and performances around Estonia this summer. That’s because … Read more

27.6.2017 | Culture

12th Estonian Youth Song & Dance Celebration

12th Estonian Youth Song & Dance Celebration

Over 30,000 singers sing together as one choir on the stage and almost the same number of spectators listen. 10,000 … Read more

17.6.2017 | Culture

KOPLI SONATA. THE RUSSO-BALTIC SHIPYARD

KOPLI SONATA. THE RUSSO-BALTIC SHIPYARD

Kopli, perhaps the most intriguing municipal district in Tallinn, appears to be at the threshold of important changes. This year … Read more

4.3.2017 | Culture

An Animated History of Times Past

An Animated History of Times Past

National Registry of Cultural Monuments – an almost fossilised teacher talking about something incomprehensible from half a million years ago. … Read more

4.2.2017 | Culture

Otepää, Estonia’s Winter Capital

Otepää, Estonia’s Winter Capital

It’s worth a trip outside of Tallinn to Otepää and its neighbouring village, Pühajärve in the very southeastern corner of … Read more

28.1.2017 | Culture

Estonian Music Awards Capture the Moon and the Stars

Estonian Music Awards Capture the Moon and the Stars

The Estonian Music Awards for 2017 did not present major surprises, but did give some of the cream of the … Read more