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29.10.2014 | Leisure

October Highlights

October Highlights

01 LENNY KRAVITZ ROCKS TALLINN

As part of his world tour, the American superstar will take to the stage at Saku Suurhall 28 October. The concert will feature songs from his Strut album, as well as some of his other hits. Tickets start at €49 and are available from Piletilevi. Read more on page 16.

02 CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY

The annual St. Martin’s Day Fair will take place at the Saku Suurhall from 6-11 November. Purchase handicrafts, knitwear and pottery from some of Estonia’s best craftsmen. Enjoy live music and workshops as well.

03 THE START OF OPERA SEASON

In September the Estonian National Opera began its 109th season. The Handel opera Rinaldo started the season in September. The Rimsky-Korsakov opera Snow Maiden will be performed for the first time on November 19. The National Ballet will also bring the favourite Tchaikovsky ballet Sleeping Beauty to the stage on October 14.

04 AN ANIMAL PUMPKIN PARTY

On October 25 at 12pm, you can watch animals enjoy pumpkins at the Tallinn Zoo as part of their annual pumpkin party. Polar bears, elephants, and camels will also enjoy pumpkins. The pumpkins were grown all over Estonia and sent as gifts to the Tallinn Zoo.

05 ESTONIAN FASHION

Estonia’s most important fashion event, Tallinn Fashion Week will take place from 23-25 October at the Salme Cultural Centre in Tallinn. The week’s programme includes 14 fashion shows from 35 designers. The Kuldnõel fashion award will also be presented. This year’s nominees are Lilli Jahilo, Kristiina Viirpalu, and Kriss Soonik.

25.9.2017 | Leisure

Sting’s “show of a lifetime” comes to Tallinn.

Sting’s “show of a lifetime” comes to Tallinn.

After sold-out concerts all around the world, Sting’s 57th & 9th World Tour is taking the world by storm with … Read more

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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

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Nightlife: Pop-Up Passions

Nightlife: Pop-Up Passions

The nightlife of Tallinn, for foreigners and tourists, can seem to be dominated by the big beasts that are the … Read more

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Summer’s best beach party

Summer’s best beach party

Weekend Festival Baltic brings electronica and thousands of people to Pärnu.   The third annual Weekend Festival Baltic is already … Read more

21.7.2017 | Leisure

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 | Leisure

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

17.7.2017 | Leisure

Maritime Days in Tallinn

Maritime Days in Tallinn

Tallinn’s port will be filled with stunning sailboats when The Tall Ships Races regatta makes a stop in town on … Read more

29.6.2017 | Leisure

United at Baltic Pride in Tallinn

United at Baltic Pride in Tallinn

The 9th annual Baltic Pride LGBT and cultural festival returns to Tallinn from 6-9 July. The ongoing theme of the … Read more