There are many interesting cultural events to discover this week. Here are some keywords: free hatchings, shards of light, the classics, unirepetition and last but not least – dandelions! Enjoy!

Maria-Kristiina Ulas’s exhibition „Free hatchings”
3 May – 27 May
Haapsalu City Gallery

Arousing hatching. Moments of realization while drawing. The immediate fascination of observing. A bright desire to interpret. An unconditionally flowing line. The inside and appearance determine the content and direction. Effortlessly toward understanding!

Pilvi Tammoja’s exhibition „The Bride’s Decaeon”
4 May – 4 June

Epos of eternity. A personal exhibition inspired by Norwegian embroidery and bridal crowns. Flowers of fragile silk and embroidered motifs connected with details made of copper and brass.

Noon music quarter hour
8 May
Tartu St John’s Church

On May 8, Anu Sihv, a fourth year student of Heino Eller Tartu Music College’s Jaan Kapp’s piano class, will perform. Programme: Eller „Méditation”, Debussy Étude for Five Fingers and Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 11, Part 4.

Classical Stars. Concert of Pärnu City Orchestra
9 May and 10 May
Pärnu Concert Hall and Viljandi Baptist Church

Pärnu City Orchestra will perform under the baton of Kaspar Mänd. They are accompanied by the soloists from the TV show „Classical Stars 2018”: Linda-Anette Verte (violin), Ingely Laiv (oboe), Tanel Eiko Novikov (marimba), Kaspar Oskar Kramp (trombone), Kristin Müürsepp (flute).

Documentary „Shards of Light”
10 May
Tartu Electric Theatre

Estonia has long, dark autumn and winter season. People wait for the light-filled time, so light has a special meaning for the locals. The light also holds a special meaning for Dolores Hoffmann, a stained glass maker, who has been creating stained glass art for forty-four years.

Dance performance „Unirepetition”
12 May and 13 May
Estonian Dance Agency

A body-centric and movement-based dance performance for five dancers focusing on repetition as an all-pervading phenomenon. So what does a human being need to feel free in repetition and in repeating?

Dandelion Festival
12 May – 13 May
Kihlepa village in Pärnu County

The festival is dedicated to the dandelion and takes place at a time when the whole Estonia is covered in yellow dandelion fields. There are lectures and workshops, and participants can taste delicacies made of dandelions. The festival’s initiator is a plant expert Mercedes Merimaa.

Heritage Conservation Month
18 Apr – 18 May
All over Estonia

34 years of Heritage Conservation Month! Take a look at this week’s programme!