September has usually been a culturally packed month and this years is no different. This week for example you’ll have the possibility to visit Saaremaa for a food festival, Tartu for a theatre and art festivals and Narva for some opera.

Saaremaa Food Festival 2016
05 Sep – 11 Sep 2016
Saaremaa island

Festival in Saaremaa, locally made proper food, mellow joke, gentle music and tasty beer has always been highly appreciated.

Estonian Theatre Festival “Draama”
05 Sep – 11 Sep 2016

“Draama” will take over Tartu once more at the beginning of September. The Estonian Theatre Festival “Draama” is a curator festival. The main programme consists of the most interesting and the best productions of Estonian Theatre.

Focus on Italian Contemporary Cinema: Partly Cloudy with Sunny Spells / Tempo instabile…con probabili schiarite
05 Sep
Kumu auditorium

Kumu art museum begins with the festival “Focus on Italian contemporary cinema 2″, which introduces a wide selection of the contemporary Italian cinema. This week you’ll be invited to watch a comedy Partly Cloudy with Sunny Spells by Marco Pontecorvo.

Concert by Yung Lean
06 Sep
Club Factory

Jonatan Leandoer Håstad, better known as Yung Lean, is a Swedish rapper and sound producer. Yung Lean quickly became known for his so-called “slack” rap style. His music focuses primarily on minor emotional and atmospheric sounds. In 2014, XXL magazine included him in the list of the top 15 must-hear European rap performers.

Narva Opera Days
09 Sep – 11 Sep 2016

This year’s festival presents four events in three days in which 25 artists from Estonia and abroad will take part in.

Orthodox monastery music. Ringing history. Spiritual legacy
10 Sep , 18 Sep
Väike-Maarja, Lihula

The well-known choir ensemble Orthodox Singers presents a repertoire dedicated to the traditions of Orthodox monastery. At the concert, beautiful ecclesiastic works from Greek, Russian, Bulgarian and Georgian Orthodox monasteries will sound.

Street Art Festival “Stencibility”
05 Sep – 11 Sep
Tartu, All over Estonia

Stencibility is an annual street art festival that began in 2010 in Tartu, and now it simultaneously takes place in other cities as well. The name is a reference to the stencil technique. The festival is about introducing, promoting and creating new street art. Guided tours and street art maps are available.

Mare Balticum. An artistic exploration of the underwater soundscape of the Baltic Sea
09 Sep – 30 Oct
Kumu Art Museum

Mare Balticum is an artistic exploration of the underwater soundscape of the Baltic Sea. The sound installation is based on a selection of sounds recorded during a scientific investigation in 2014 and 2015.  Collected from thirty-eight hydrophones, these recordings were made at exactly the same moment every hour, each day, for a year.

ENSO’s Season Opening
09 Sep
Estonia Concert Hall

In the opening concert of the anniversary season, the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra is joined on stage by the Estonian National Male Choir, by the violists of the Zemtsov family – the only family of its kind in the world, and by ENSO’s artistic director and principal conductor, Neeme Järvi. The central piece of the opening concert is Berlioz’s idiosyncratic symphony “Harold in Italy”, featuring an extensive solo part for viola.

Jäneda Autumn Fair
10 Sep

The autumn fair has always delighted its visitors with a wide range of all things fresh and colourful that an autumn garden can offer.