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Street Art Festival "Rural Urban Art: Põlvamaa"

In summer 2018 a new street art festival focusing on small towns will kick off!

The Rural Urban Art festival in Põlvamaa will take place from the 9th to the 14th of July. This festival is a gift for the centenary of Estonian Republic.

During the festival 8 wall paintings will be created by professional street artists from Estonia and abroad. These paintings will be created keeping in mind the local surroundings. The purpose is to add variety and colour to the public space and living environment. Also, the aim is to have a long-term positive effect on the local area.

In addition to the wall painting process, the festival offers a cultural program with activities to the local community.

· A R T I S T S · W A L L S:

OKEIKO (EE) & Jesse Pasanen (FI) · walls in front of Põlva cultural centre
Lex Zooz (EE) · Mäe street, Põlva
Essi Ruuskanen (FI) · Põlva bus station
Taneli Stenberg (FI) · Kesk street, Põlva
Tijn Nelemans (NL) · Kooli street, Räpina
Multi Stab (EE) · Kanepi Gymnasium
Katrina Kolk (EE) · Põlva Department store

· S C H E D U L E:

· 9th of July
The opening evening of the festival; arrival of the artists and kick-off of the painting of the walls

· 10th of July
12 p.m. Workshop of the community wall painting in front of Põlva cultural centre

· 11th of July
12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Stencil workshop (suitable for children). Location: behind Põlva cultural centre

· 12th of July
12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Stencil workshop (suitable for children). Location: behind Põlva cultural centre

· 13th of July - the artists are finishing up their paintings

· 14th of July
12 p.m. Tour to the finished wall paintings in Põlva. Meeting point at the Põlva Bus Station
1 p.m. Community picnic. Location: next to the Põlva cultural centre

We thank our contributors: Estonia 100, Cultural Endowment of Estonia, National Foundation of Civil Society, Põlva Rural Municipality Government, AkzoNobel, Kanepi parish, Finnish Institute, Cultural Endowment of Räpina, Ltd. Lõuna Pagarid, Värska Originaal, Käbliku Brewery, Põlva Open Youth Centre, Ministry of Rural Affairs, Union of Põlva County Municipalities

We thank our partners: Spekter - Montana Colors Estonia, KROHV photography and make-up, Pesa Hotel - Hotel Restaurant Seminary room Catering

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