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Czech Republic: Estonian Days in Prague

On February 14-17 2018 there will be Estonian Days in Prague to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Republic of Estonia.


Wednesday, February 14, 2018

14.15 Lecture for HAMU students: "Development of the Estonian Music Theatre" (Iivi Zajedova). Short films by students of Tallinn University. Venue: Malostranské náměstí 12, Prague.

17.00 Festive opening of the Estonian Days and exhibition at the HAMU Gallery (Malostranské náměstí 2580/13, Prague).
Opening words: HAMU Vice-Dean Doc. Václav Janeček Ph.D., Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia Mr. Sten Schwede, Second Vice-President of the Riigikogu Hanno Pevkur, Managing Director of the Estonian Association of Cultural Societies Margit Reinkubjas, Chairwoman of the London Estonian Society Evelin Siilak.

17.20 Opening concert
Estonian folk dances are performed by students of the dance department of the HAMU Prague, students of the private conservatory Dance Centre Prague, and private high school and the leader of the LES folk dance group and London Estonian Folk Marje Remmet and Madis-Mikk Remmet. The programme includes Helmi Tohvelmann's "Külvajad" (Kapp), Mait Agu's "Kaera-Jaan" (folk song) and "Veelkord" (music: Kukerpillid), "Tuljak" (Anna Raudkats; Miina Härma's folk melody).

The short film "The Czech-Estonian Club" that won the Grand Prix in 2017 at the film competition of the Estonian Association of Cultural Societies.


18.30-20.00 Estonian film "Spring"

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Exhibition at HAMU (Malostranské náměstí 12).
9.00-12.15 Estonian folk dance workshop for HAMU students (Marje Remmel, Karmen Ong)
Short films by students of the Tallinn University.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Exhibition at HAMU (Malostranské náměstí 12).
17.30 Short films by students
18.00-19.30 Folk dance workshop, teachers Marje Remmel, Karmen Ong and student of Hamu (Malostranské náměstí 12, hall 2041). Everyone is welcome who is older than 7 years. Please register your participation until February 15 at 12.00 by e-mail

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Exhibition at HAMU (Malostranské náměstí 12).
13.00-14.20 Estonian lesson in three groups:
5-10 years old children - 1st group, older children - 2nd group, Czechs - 3rd group.
Please register your participation until February 14 by e-mail

You are welcome to all the events with the whole family!

NB! Workshops are held at Malostranské náměstí 12.

Supporters: HAMU, MISA, Czech-Estonian Club, Estonian Embassy in Prague, Estonian Film Institute

Project managers: Iivi Zájedová Ph.Dr. (ČEK-TEK), Marie Fričová Ph.Dr. (HAMU)

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