On February 24 the Republic of Estonia celebrated its 95th anniversary.
On January 17, Kumu Art Museum opens the exhibition "Dénes Farkas. Evident in Advance", which was created for the Estonian showcase at the 55th Venice Biennale. A catalogue will accompany the exhibition.
The format of graphic art exhibitions has shifted from big, heftily sponsored academic parade exhibitions in fancy museums back to individual artists' own initiative and activism.
The Circle follows Lady Kitty, who had given up a stuffy life with her titled husband to run away with a young adventurer, as she watches her niece, Elizabeth about to make the same mistake 20 years later.
Based on Avo Paistik's "Klaabu" and directed by Andres Roosileht. Cast: Riho Rosberg, Anti Kobin and Jevgeni Moiseenko or Aandres Roosileht.
Tiigi Society House welcomes all folk music lovers who are interested in garmon music, making music together and dancing at the new dance club in Tartu.
Ukrainian Youth Association in collaboration with their friends from the Belorussian Cultural Society LES and the magazine "Tallinn" is starting a new project "Integration Is in Pictures" and invites ethnic minorities living in Estonia to participate.
"Journey Through the Golden Eye of the Needle" takes the viewer on a journey through the history of the Golden Needle Award.
Kristjan Juusu prefers to paint in the natural setting, regarding it the liveliest and most inspiring thing one can do.
In the ten years that Peeter Rästas and Anneli Rahkema have worked in Rakvere Theatre, they have played in dozens of productions together, sharing the stage with dozens of actors.
The month of French language and Francophone countries is a meeting place for the lovers of French language and the culture of French-speaking countries. This festival offers everyone a peek into the variety of the francophone cultural space.
“Password: Printmaking” is a joint traveling exhibition of the graphic art organisations of six countries.
Haus Gallery presents an exhibition of paintings by Toomas Vint, to be opened on February 26.
101 years later, the Estonian Maritime Museum will bring the story of Titanic in all its humanness and tragic to the Seaplane Harbour, where TITANIC: The Artifact Exhibition will be opened on 15 November 2013.
"Here We Are! The First Century in Estonian Film", organised by the Estonian History Museum, is the first truly comprehensive overview exhibition about Estonian film.
Latvian National Library's exhibition about Livonia on 16th-17th century maps.
The exhibition ("Kui muuseum viskab villast") by Kadri Kuuse will shed light on the history of sheep farming and wool production in Hiiumaa.
The director of the dramatic comedy "Farewell in June" By A. Vampilov is Andres Noormets. The production is the diploma work of the graduates of the Estonian Music and Theatre Academy.
Whole-family performance "The Horse Who Lost His Glasses" by Hannu Mäkela. Directed by Elina Pähklimägi.
Welcome! This is your first show, with all the characters from your own world - pacifiers, rattles, diapers and toys.
Estonian Painters' Union: Overview exhibition in Pärnu.
The directors of "Life is very hard" are Marit Sirgmets, Simona Biekšaité (Lithuania) and Robert M. Johanson (USA).
Author: Peep Pedmanson. Director: Hardi Volmer.
Spanish culture festival.
There is a tree in the forest, home to two fairies who don't know each other exists. They have never met. One day this is about to change.
A one-day festival for short theatrical pieces, aimed to broaden the view of performative arts.
Estonian Student Construction Brigade EÜE was a summer organisation active from July to August and involved almost every fourth student in Soviet Estonia.
The best of Estonian architectural drawings, both classics as well as hidden gems.
A new creative home studio, created just for you. There is no age limit. Neither is there a requirement for experience!
A collaboration between three theatres. Author: Ari Numminen.
Marko Matvere will be singing old sea songs and ballads as well as talking about the heyday of sailing ships (16th-20th century).
Tallinn Treff Festival is an international puppet and visual theatre festival offering first-rate performances for children and adults alike.
Draama 2014 curator is the Estonian writer Tõnu Õnnepalu, who will be putting together the programme with a creative council.
Laureate of the Golden Mask award, Roman Feodor from Krasnoyarsk Youth Theatre directs "Antigone" at Russian Theatre. "Antigone" is based on the tragedy by Sophocles as well as play by Jean Anouilh.
Appearing: Andrei Volkonski and Helvi Jürisson.
A symbiosis of puppet theatre, dance and drama never before seen in Estonia by the renowned Brazilian-Dutch choreographer and puppet show director Duda Paiva.
If we catch ourselves asking who is responsible for the insanity in this world; when heroes turn out to be killers, rulers turn out to be debtors, monks thieves etc.
Launched in 1994 in the seaside resort town, Haapsalu String Festival is much awaited-for summer event, featuring on music ranging from jazz to pop.
Kihnu Violin Festival is a tribute to the violinists of Kihnu and takes place annually on the first weekend of October.
Estonian textile industry has a long and rich history, and an important role locally. The Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design has also actively done research on the subject in the recent years.
As the winter is receding, the air is filled with mystery and magic more and more. The Miia-Milla-Manda Museum welcomes families to take part in the fun activities of the family day.
Varbola Wood Days is a song festival for wood sculptors, held in Varbola Fort, where professional and hobby artists from Estonia and abroad make wood sculptures before a live audience.
Hard Rock Camp 2014 has announced its dates and the first performer. The toughest rock festival in Estonia takes place June 27-28 in Vana-Vigala. One of the main acts is Phil Anselmo and The Illegals (USA).
Dear visitors, welcome to summertime Tartu - the lovely university main building, friendly Toomemägi Hill, Emajõgi River passing peacefully through the city as well as the snug cafes.
In a middle class country estate in England a successful merchant lives with his dotty wife, daughter and son. The daughter's fiancé is visiting them when the fiancé's father, an aristocrat, arrives.
The magical captains' village Käsmu welcomes all music lovers to once again enjoy concerts in the tender June nights.
HÕFF is an independent festival presenting best films from the darker side of cinema from fantasy to horror, forgotten classics, filmmaker and country retrospectives, extreme films and celebrated guests in the unique setting of Estonia.
Tallinn Music Week is an annually held music industry conference and one of the biggest indoor festivals in the Baltic-Nordic region.
Estonian Music Days showcase concert at Tallinn Music Week gives a nice overview on Estonian composers recent oeuvre, performed by top musicians.
Pühalepa Music Festival, held in Hiiumaa, features a variety of early music and contemporary composers' works, including the compositions of Erkki-Sven Tüür, who was also born in Hiiumaa.
In 2014 Vigala Congregation will celebrate a very venerable anniversary of its church - it will be 675 years since the church was first mentioned (1339) in historical documents relating to an incident between the Dominican Order and Padise Monastery.
Hiiumaa Wind Music Festival is an international music event for all music and wind music lovers with orchestras from Estonia and neighboring countries.
What has become of Bumpy? Iti? Kusti? How is the old hag, and Mõhk and Tölpa? How have they adapted to today’s Estonia? The production is inspired by Oskar Luts’ popular story “Bumpy”.
Between the mysterious walls of Haapsalu's Bishop Castle lies Estonia's most famous legend - the White Lady.
Sauna has been a part of the people of Haanjamaa for thousands of years. It didn't used to be just a place to wash up in. It was much more than that.
The festival promotes a sustainable way of life and respect for the traditions of indigenous peoples that are closely connected with nature.
"UIT" is an interdisciplinary festival with shows, installations and concerts studying the urban space of Tartu.
Cast: ANTI KOBIN, MART MÜÜRISEPP, ANDRES ROOSILEHT, RIHO ROSBERG, KAISA SELDE, KATARIINA TAMM, TIINA TÕNIS, TAAVI TÕNISSON
Estonian Composers Festival (EHF) is one of the biggest contemporary music festivals in Estonia, featuring contemporary works, new arrangements and premieres performed by professional musicians.
Dancers Siim Tõniste, Jaak Sapas and Eike Ülevain, who last year made the performance "interpreted", will be presenting a new piece in collaboration with Russian Theatre's choreographer Olga Privis and graphic artist Jarõna Ilo - "post card".
IN graphic art festival aims to define and look for new directions in different cultural fields, bringing together artists, writers and audiovisual multidisciplinarians.
This years theme is "PIND" ('surface, stick'). Everybody, regardless of age and experience, is welcome to try potato printing.
The biggest annual folklore festival in Estonia brings together almost 400 dancers and musicians from all over the world.
Mari mainly performs original music. Her music is inspired by nature, Estonian poetry and folk songs.
Thirty years ago filmmaker Mark Soosaar introduced the vivacious Kihnu singer Järsumäe Virve to the boys of Kukerpillid on the island of Manija.
Based on an absurd but true story, this poignant and sometimes hilarious tale is about a Russian soldier who deserted during World War II and spent ten years hiding in his pigsty.
"Confessions of a Masochist (Zpověď masochisty)" by Roman Sikora is a sarcastic criticism of Western democracies’ capitalist economic system.
The world is not big enough for youngsters who are being teased and who have no friends. Is there a place where the evil and the hostility of the world wouldn't reach them?
Trickster is a mythological being that shapes and changes the world, carries out heroic deeds and is very cunning. Tallinn University of Technology is the same kind of trickster, shaping and changing the world.
The Farm Day is a highlight among the museum's activities. Visitors get to see old farm work and take part in workshops.
Common Chord Festival unites different forms of art - poetry, figurative art, music - as well as the philosophy of freetowns. It takes place once a year in Paide.
"Märjamaa folk" brings a lot of people interested in song, dance and making music to Märjamaa, which is located between Tallinn and Pärnu.
FRI 4th of October 7 pm at Estonia Concert Hall
ESTONIAN NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
The 6th annual literature festival in Tallinn, bringing together local writers and writer-celebrities from abroad, featuring literature walks in the city, children's mornings, poetry cafes and much more.
Director Anne Türnpu. Composer Maria Kõrvits. Appearing: 37 leading student choirs with 1400 singers from Finland, Norway, Sweden and Estonia. Accompanied by the festival's chamber orchestra.
Lovingly crafted indie-festival Schilling in a small, hospitable and beautiful South-Estonian town is now acknowledeged as one of the most important summer events in the country.
The end-of-the-summer festival in Pärnu invites you to take the last of the warm August nights, the star-speckled sky and friendly people.
During summer festival the small coastal villages turn lively cultural and holiday places. The Festival program offers events for four weeks.
Every two years in December Tallinn City Theatre holds a wintertime theatre festival featuring productions from all over the world.
Estonian Music Days have been one of the most important festivals of local composers for already 35 years. The 2014 festival will focus on symphony works.
The August Flues Festival turns the seaside town Haapsalu into a paradise of good music for two days.
A five-day organ music festival in the summer. The venues are beautiful Saaremaa churches and the performers include leading Estonian musicians.
The concert series brings popular and beloved musicians from other parts of Estonia to the historical Hopner House in Town Hall Square. Just to prove good music is made all over the country.
"Can I Be Mozart?" was the most awaited for event of the Russian Theatre's jubilee season. One of the boldest and most exciting performances - an audiovisual feast for the eyes and the soul.