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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.

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 […]

04. February 2017

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 […]

28. January 2017

An underappreciated city

An underappreciated city

The castle is Narva’s best-known sight, but beautiful views can also be found elsewhere.   “Is it really Russia on […]

21. January 2017

The Estonian Agricultural Museum shows the journey from farm to table

The Estonian Agricultural Museum shows the journey from farm to table

In an era where milk comes in bottles and meat in packages, it’s important to understand the work that actually […]

14. January 2017

Bart Pushaw: The American Revealing the Estonian Art Explosion

Bart Pushaw: The American Revealing the Estonian Art Explosion

“Sometimes I wake up in the morning, and I think, ‘I speak Estonian. That’s a really weird thing.’” Bart Pushaw, […]

10. January 2017

Old Town Christmas Market

Old Town Christmas Market

The magnificent Christmas tree (brought from Rapla County) in the centre of Town Hall Square in Tallinn’s Old Town is […]

15. December 2016

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