The exhibition searches for the intersection between Estonian art and photography. The pictures reflect the beautiful movement of motifs, composition, reality and the different forms of reality.
Põlva County Environment Centre houses a photography exhibition dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the Estonian Ornithology Society, displaying 20 photos from the collection of the nature photographer Remo Savisaar.
The exhibition "When the Artist Met Clio" marks the first time that historical scenes created and collected in Estonia and Latvia in the 19th century have been brought together.
People and animals, abstract and surreal, landscape and erotica, in other words - an overview of what's happening in art in Tartu in 2013.
Starting with Nov 28, Estonian History Museum will house Kärt Summatavet's anniversary exhibition "Tradition. Inspiration. Innovation".
Appearing: Ooper-Kvartett, presenting Henno Soode (violin), Eivin Toodo (violin), Kerstin Tomson (viola), Mati Leibak (cello). Accompanied by Ene Nael (harpsichord) and Jüri Aarma (sonnets).
The Russian Santa Claus or Ded Moroz as he is known in the Slavic cultures, is the much awaited for guest at a New Year's Eve party. Read on, if you want to get a visit from Ded Moroz!
The exhibition presents an overview of gardens situated by the railway, which runs through the city of Tartu, as well as railway gardens near Tartu through the spring, summer and autumn of 2013.
Queen: "Mirror, mirror upon the wall, Who is the fairest fair of all?" And the mirror answered: "O Lady Queen, though fair ye be, Snow-White is fairer far to see."
"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.
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.
Lovely and intimate Christmas concerts in the small Nõmme Peace Church and Nõmme Culture Centre chamber hall. Estonian musicians will be performing original music as well as Christmas songs.
The Pyatnitsky National Russian Folklore Choir is back in Tallinn! 25th of December in the Nokia Concert Hall. World’s most famous folklore choir from Russia.
Kärdla Culture Centre welcomes you to its Christmas Fair. Trading and entertainment on both fair days!
How are ice crystals formed? How does ice grow? Is mammoth a hairy animal? How big was Kalevipoeg really? How does human activity influence the evolution of the earth? The Ice Age Centre has answers to all of these questions.
From the experiments in sound culture of the first Estonian sound movies to the collaboration between Estonian composer Sven Grünberg and artist Kaarel Kurismaa, and the development of the current local sound art subculture.
Whole-family performance "The Horse Who Lost His Glasses" by Hannu Mäkela. Directed by Elina Pähklimägi.
Narva Castle houses an exhibition on contemporary Austrian architecture.
“Estonian Types” was a joint project of photographer Alar Madisson and the Estonian National Museum.
Tartu University History Museum houses an exciting and thrilling exhibition about Estonia and the outer space. The exhibition opens on April 11.
You are welcome at yet another creative meeting held within the Belarusian Culture Month.
For the first time Narva was Estonia's autumn capital in 1999. Ten years past, but then since 2009 Narva has held the title of Estonia's autumn capital each year.
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The second meeting from the series "Knock-knock, who's there? The writer came to visit us here!" on Nov 21 at Tallinn Central Library's Kännukuke Branch. This time the guest is the Estonian writer Andrus Kivirähk.
Pärnu Museum's new exhibition introduces the winter holiday customs of the coastal Swedes, Russians, Estonians and the people of Kihnu Island who used to live in the historical Pärnu County. Some of the customs are alive to this day.
On September 11 at 4 pm the rarities’ exhibition hall opens a display about a rural library in the 19th century and presents a collection of articles about archives in the Estonian National Library.
On February 24 the Republic of Estonia celebrated its 95th anniversary.
A traditional rock festival in Rakvere, "Green Christmas" will take place on December 28 on Rakvere Theatre Hill.
In Sõprus Cinema starting from 5.12.2013.
Photography exhibition at the 6th floor gallery of the Estonian National Library.
The exhibition, put on by A. S. Pushkin Museum in Russia, is dedicated to the 400th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty.
The exhibition comprises the works of members of HiKu, or Hiiumaa creative people's free union. Almost 70 works by 23 authors are displayed at Kärdla Culture Centre (Rookopli Str 18) and Büroohoone Gallery (Keskväljak 5a).
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.
Ukrainian Community in Estonia, Ukrainian Culture and Education Society "Stozhary" and Ukrainian school "Labora" will hold a traditional St Nicholas Christmas party for children on December 21.
COMPANY is Aamu Song & Johan Olin's design practice based in Helsinki. They work as artists, designers, and producers, running our own shop Salakauppa in Helsinki.
"The Gold Spinners" tells the story of the birth, glory and downfall of a peculiar, invisible and mighty business empire. It’s a story of the film studio Eesti Reklaamfilm – the only enterprise producing commercials in the Soviet Union.
A magical Christmas Market in Town Hall Square.
Appearing at the concert: Maria Veretenina (soprano), Kristina Kriit (violin) and Piia Paemurru (piano).
The works were made by Tartu Higher Art School second year students of media & advertisement, sculpture and painting.
Two guitar legends, Jaanus Nõgisto (from Ruja) and Tõnu Timm (Jäääär) have recorded an albumful of songs: the folklore of Hiiumaa, original songs, covers, which put together sound like a dream or like a yearning for the Estonian Kingdom.
The Polish Club Polonez will be putting together a 19th century Christmas evening in the style of true Polish nobility.
Come to an authentic Italian Christmas dinner on December 27 at 6.30 pm at MarcoVino (Lai Street 26, Tallinn Old Town).
From its earliest days the city of Narva has been the object of geopolitical and commercial interest. This can be explained by the favorable geographical and strategical location.
The film is based on a children's book published in 1971 with wonderful illustrations by Edgar Valter and poems by Ellen Niit. Directed by Meelis Arulepp and Aina Järvine.
The biggest gospel concert in Estonia, "White Gospel", takes place once again at Saku Arena. The concert show features powerful gospel songs, Christmas songs and well-known hits from Estonia and abroad.
The musical is based on Aino Pervik's youth novel of the same name and tells the story of Arabella, daughter of a pirate chief who has grown up at sea among violence and evil.
Estonian Music Awards 2014 gala on January 30 at Nokia Concert Hall will showcase the best known Estonian performers. Every performer will present a special show for the 16th gala celebration.
FRI 4th of October 7 pm at Estonia Concert Hall
ESTONIAN NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Kihnu Violin Festival is a tribute to the violinists of Kihnu and takes place annually on the first weekend of October.
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.
This years theme is "PIND" ('surface, stick'). Everybody, regardless of age and experience, is welcome to try potato printing.
A one-day festival for short theatrical pieces, aimed to broaden the view of performative arts.
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.
Draama 2014 curator is the Estonian writer Tõnu Õnnepalu, who will be putting together the programme with a creative council.
The Farm Day is a highlight among the museum's activities. Visitors get to see old farm work and take part in workshops.
Hiiumaa Wind Music Festival is an international music event for all music and wind music lovers with orchestras from Estonia and neighboring countries.
On January 14, 2014 it will be 125 years since the birth of the collector and museum figure August Pulst. The Estonian Theatre and Music Museum, which was also initiated by Pulst, will celebrate its 90th anniversary in March.
Every two years in December Tallinn City Theatre holds a wintertime theatre festival featuring productions from all over the world.
Appearing at Tartu Song Festival will be children's choirs, kindergarten choirs, boys choirs, female choirs, mixed and male choirs, wind orchestras and folk dance collectives.
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.
"Märjamaa folk" brings a lot of people interested in song, dance and making music to Märjamaa, which is located between Tallinn and Pärnu.
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.
Kiviõli Ash Hills Adventure Centre in Ida-Viru County will host the 10th Winter Ash Hills Dance Festival.
IN graphic art festival aims to define and look for new directions in different cultural fields, bringing together artists, writers and audiovisual multidisciplinarians.
The Third Tallinn Bach Music Festival takes place from the 1st to 7th of January 2014. The concert programmes present organ, instrumental, orchestral, choral and vocal works by Johann Sebastian Bach.
The festival promotes a sustainable way of life and respect for the traditions of indigenous peoples that are closely connected with nature.
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.
A five-day organ music festival in the summer. The venues are beautiful Saaremaa churches and the performers include leading Estonian musicians.
MON 31st of December 12 pm Vanemuine Concert Hall
Hennessy New Year’s Eve Concert
MON 31st of December 5 pm Estonia Concert Hall
New Year’s Eve Concert
TALLINN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
JAAKKO KUUSISTO (violin, conductor)
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.
The biggest annual folklore festival in Estonia brings together almost 400 dancers and musicians from all over the world.
The August Flues Festival turns the seaside town Haapsalu into a paradise of good music for two days.
During summer festival the small coastal villages turn lively cultural and holiday places. The Festival program offers events for four weeks.
Tartu Winter Music Festival is going to be an inspiring and festive New Year's music week in Tartu St. John's Church from 3rd to 10th of January, 2014.
Between the mysterious walls of Haapsalu's Bishop Castle lies Estonia's most famous legend - the White Lady.
Tallinn Treff Festival is an international puppet and visual theatre festival offering first-rate performances for children and adults alike.
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.
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 magical captains' village Käsmu welcomes all music lovers to once again enjoy concerts in the tender June nights.
Tallinn Music Week is an annually held music industry conference and one of the biggest indoor festivals in the Baltic-Nordic region.
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.
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.
Vanemuine Theatre gives six traditional musical concerts in Viljandi, Tartu, Tallinn and Jõhvi from January 10-19. Appearing: Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra, conductor Tarmo Leinatamm.
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.
Held in Tallinn from July 4-6, 2014. The festival is introduced by a fire journey, which starts in Tartu on June 15. The fire will reach Tallinn on July 4.
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.
On January 7, Russian Youth Theatre will hold a New Year's party at Tallinn Puppet Theatre NUKU. Santa is already on his way!
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.
Excerpts from Tantsutuur's productions, the best acts from the E.T.A. Dance School "School Dance"; Starlight Cabaret and dance troupe Twister.
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.