Melik Demirel, 30 years old, is from Turkey. He has lived in Estonia for two years.

Melik Demirel. Photo: Annika Toots

Tallinn Fashion Week (October 20–23, Tallinn)
In spring Tallinn Fashion Week took place in a renewed way. Tallinn Fashion Week, an important event in Estonian fashion, was to take place in May at Kultuurikatel but was only broadcast. However, now six stylish events will be held across Tallinn.

Lingos (October 22, Pudel Bar)
It’s a language exchange opportunity for Estonian learning expats and locals to practice other languages. As usual, this event will hold at around 7pm in the second floor of Pudel Bar in Telliskivi and is hosted by Ryan Davis. It is also a great opportunity to make new friends. If you can’t attend that event this week, no worries – they actually meet every Thursday.

BTS ARMY Baltics – Birthday Cup Sleeve Event (October 24, Cin Cin Bubble Tea)
Whether you are interested in learning Korean Pop Music (also called K-Pop) which became worldwide trendy genre like Korean culture or whether you are already fan of it, you are welcome to Cin Cin Bubble Tea to gather with other fans of one of the most famous K-Pop Band BTS. By the way, once a week Cin Cin Bubble Tea holds cultural meetings and they are open minded for presentation about promoting any country, even Estonia to foreigners!

Sip & Paint in Tallinn (October 25, Purtse Tap Room)
Sip & Paint in Tallinn is a space created to explore new activities and unleash your creative potential while having fun! The idea is that you come to Purtse Tap Room in Telliskivi Creative City, have a drink and try out some beginner level painting. As for the painting session, it is directed but there are no specific expectations for it, you can choose to go along with the proposed model and instructions or paint whatever you want, there is total creative freedom!

Children and Youth Museum Festival ‘Open Playgrounds’ (October 10–25, all over Estonia)
From 10–25 October 2020, the Children and Young People’s Museum Festival ‘Open Playgrounds’ invites you to discover the most important objects, ideas and artefacts of museums’ exhibitions and collections. As a part of the ‘Open Playgrounds’ festival, 20 museums and libraries all over Estonia will create game leaflets that are specially designed for the festival which will help to playfully learn about the exhibitions.

Free Film Screening of US Embassy (November 10, Kumu Art Museum)
Once a month, US Embassy in Tallinn holds free film screenings on Tuesday evenings at Kumu Art Museum. The movies are well-known Hollywood movies. This month ‘You’ve Got Mail’ from 1998 will be screened, starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.