On February 24 the Republic of Estonia celebrated its 95th anniversary.
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.
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.
Kristjan Juusu prefers to paint in the natural setting, regarding it the liveliest and most inspiring thing one can do.
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.
“Password: Printmaking” is a joint traveling exhibition of the graphic art organisations of six countries.
Opera in two acts
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.
Pál Ábrahám’s operetta in three acts.
Spanish culture festival.
Estonian Painters' Union: Overview exhibition in Pärnu.
Estonian Student Construction Brigade EÜE was a summer organisation active from July to August and involved almost every fourth student in Soviet Estonia.
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.
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.
"Forest Villages" is a follow-up to the puppet show "Tsuhh, tsuhh, tsuhh...".
Welcome! This is your first show, with all the characters from your own world - pacifiers, rattles, diapers and toys.
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.
Whole-family performance "The Horse Who Lost His Glasses" by Hannu Mäkela. Directed by Elina Pähklimägi.
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.
A hike along the shores of Ahja River to Taevaskoda. Discussion about Emalätte River and Saesaar Lake, followed by a visit to Valgesoo.
Based on Avo Paistik's "Klaabu" and directed by Andres Roosileht. Cast: Riho Rosberg, Anti Kobin and Jevgeni Moiseenko or Aandres Roosileht.
"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.
"Journey Through the Golden Eye of the Needle" takes the viewer on a journey through the history of the Golden Needle Award.
The best of Estonian architectural drawings, both classics as well as hidden gems.
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.
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.
Latvian National Library's exhibition about Livonia on 16th-17th century maps.
Author: Peep Pedmanson. Director: Hardi Volmer.
The directors of "Life is very hard" are Marit Sirgmets, Simona Biekšaité (Lithuania) and Robert M. Johanson (USA).
It doesn’t happen often that an Estonian art exhibition brings together Michelangelo, Vermeer, Piero della Francesca and Paul Gauguin, Edward Hopper, Edvard Munch and Edgar Degas.
The story about a street urchin who is called Gavroche Little. The street he inhabits is like a country in itself, ruled by misery and poverty.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A five-day organ music festival in the summer. The venues are beautiful Saaremaa churches and the performers include leading Estonian musicians.
Author and director Anne Türnpu.
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.
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.
Every two years in December Tallinn City Theatre holds a wintertime theatre festival featuring productions from all over the world.
Mari mainly performs original music. Her music is inspired by nature, Estonian poetry and folk songs.
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.
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?
Draama 2014 curator is the Estonian writer Tõnu Õnnepalu, who will be putting together the programme with a creative council.
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.
Kihnu Violin Festival is a tribute to the violinists of Kihnu and takes place annually on the first weekend of October.
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.
"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.
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.
During summer festival the small coastal villages turn lively cultural and holiday places. The Festival program offers events for four weeks.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Marko Matvere will be singing old sea songs and ballads as well as talking about the heyday of sailing ships (16th-20th century).
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.
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.
The festival promotes a sustainable way of life and respect for the traditions of indigenous peoples that are closely connected with nature.
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".
The August Flues Festival turns the seaside town Haapsalu into a paradise of good music for two days.
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.
Cast: ANTI KOBIN, MART MÜÜRISEPP, ANDRES ROOSILEHT, RIHO ROSBERG, KAISA SELDE, KATARIINA TAMM, TIINA TÕNIS, TAAVI TÕNISSON
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 graphic art festival aims to define and look for new directions in different cultural fields, bringing together artists, writers and audiovisual multidisciplinarians.
Tallinn Treff Festival is an international puppet and visual theatre festival offering first-rate performances for children and adults alike.
Estonian Music Days showcase concert at Tallinn Music Week gives a nice overview on Estonian composers recent oeuvre, performed by top musicians.
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).
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.
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.
"Confessions of a Masochist (Zpověď masochisty)" by Roman Sikora is a sarcastic criticism of Western democracies’ capitalist economic system.
"UIT" is an interdisciplinary festival with shows, installations and concerts studying the urban space of Tartu.
The biggest annual folklore festival in Estonia brings together almost 400 dancers and musicians from all over the world.
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”.
FRI 4th of October 7 pm at Estonia Concert Hall
ESTONIAN NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
This years theme is "PIND" ('surface, stick'). Everybody, regardless of age and experience, is welcome to try potato printing.
Between the mysterious walls of Haapsalu's Bishop Castle lies Estonia's most famous legend - the White Lady.
Thirty years ago filmmaker Mark Soosaar introduced the vivacious Kihnu singer Järsumäe Virve to the boys of Kukerpillid on the island of Manija.
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.
"Märjamaa folk" brings a lot of people interested in song, dance and making music to Märjamaa, which is located between Tallinn and Pärnu.
Tallinn Music Week is an annually held music industry conference and one of the biggest indoor festivals in the Baltic-Nordic region.
Hiiumaa Wind Music Festival is an international music event for all music and wind music lovers with orchestras from Estonia and neighboring countries.
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.
The magical captains' village Käsmu welcomes all music lovers to once again enjoy concerts in the tender June nights.
The Farm Day is a highlight among the museum's activities. Visitors get to see old farm work and take part in workshops.
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.