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January Highlights


10. January 2014

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.

Rakvere – Calm Contemplation in the Countryside

Rakvere – Calm Contemplation in the Countryside

Estonia in winter has a panoply of beautiful places to visit, and it’s for this reason that it’s well worth […]

03. December 2016

Christmas Market Joy

Christmas Market Joy

Get into the holiday spirit while getting your shopping done early!   The 2016 International Christmas Bazaar organised by the […]

10. November 2016

The long-awaited opening of the new Estonian National Museum

The long-awaited opening of the new Estonian National Museum

The National Museum has been an important project for Estonians for 107 years, ever since its founding. Between the two […]

05. November 2016

Find yourself at home in Tartu

Find yourself at home in Tartu

Tartu is the second largest town in Estonia and is best known for being the student capital. The University of […]

03. November 2016

Local Beauty

Local Beauty

‘Local Beauty. The Tarbeklaas Glass Factory’, exhibit has brought together about 50 years worth of glass production. The factory began […]

29. September 2016

The Sounds of the Nordic Islands

The Sounds of the Nordic Islands

This year’s Viru Folk programme features artists from Iceland, the Faroe Islands, and Åland.   The summer’s final ethno-festival features the […]

09. August 2016

Eastern Estonia

Eastern Estonia

Where East Meets West   Like with any road trip, the more time you have, the more you’ll get to […]

26. July 2016

Southern Estonia

Southern Estonia

Rolling hills, fascinating culture, and beautiful lakes are only a few of the reasons to visit this area.   Southern […]

22. July 2016