Barthlomew Iloghalu (30) is of African origin and lived in Estonia for over 4 years. A consultant in Software and Website Accessibility.

Barthlomew Iloghalu. Photo: Annika Toots

Tallinn Restaurant Week (November 1–7)
This event draws up the meaning and promotion of dining out as a cultural experience between locals and visitors alike. Dishes will be prepared from fresh and local ingredients. Over 20,000 seats will be made available for participants and the alternative of selecting from two price ranges is possible (lunch 10 Euro and Dinner 20 Euro / Lunch 15 Euro and Dinner 30 Euro). These are meals awesomely made by chefs whose true passion is cooking and with that, you cannot get the what we call “bon vivant” experience in your very own kitchen.

Mardilaat, St. Martin’s Day (November 6–8)
If you want to find the pretty and best Estonian handicraft items then join the St. Martin’s day virtual fair. There will be a lot of Estonian folk music playing. Awesome handicraft products will be presented and sold. A special workshop will be held for teaching craft activities.

Street dance festival Battle of EST 2020 / BOE20 (November 6–8)
This amazing event is organized by Eesti Breiktantsu Liit MTÜ in Tartu with it holding the event’s 20th international BOE festival which will be an honest rejection of everything with a fake sparkle. The most important element of the event include breakdance team competitions and different performance of popping, hip-hop and solo b-boying contests. It is the best street dance competition engulfed with efficacious list of performers in Northern Europe.

Vegan Fair 2020 (November 7–8)
“We are, quite literally, gambling with the future of our planet – for the sake of hamburgers.” Those are words of Peter Singer and according to Henry David Thoreau, there is no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals, as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other when they came in contact with the more civilized.

The vegan fair (Taimetoidumess) gives an introduction to the vegan manner of living that reflects their values and attitudes, I mean their real modus vivendi and tickets are easy and cheap to get. It will be accompanied by an exhibition of different varieties of vegan products, lectures, workshops, and a film premiere.

Black Nights Film Festival PÖFF (November 13–29)
PÖFF is a film festival of amazing events and among one of the biggest of its kind in Northern Europe. It comprises of an omniscient high-level international cinema through the dark nights of November. The event accreditated with the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF) and it is an A-category cinema event just like those in Venice, Karlovy Vary, Cannes, etc.