What to do this week? How about go to the cinema to check out some documentaries? Or maybe, gain knowledge from the open lecture of the international art historian Dorothea von Hantelmann? Perhaps visit a concert or a whole festival, because this week the Manic Street Preachers are giving a concert in Tallinn and the festival Jazzkaar is getting started? Check out our suggestions! 

Doc evening #16: “Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice”
Cinema Sõprus

Director Daan Vellduizen’s intimate, honest and peaceful film lets the viewer enjoy the unparalleled landscape, lush nature and exciting nuances of the local living conditions of exotic Laos.

XV Souptown Days
18. – 24.04
Tartu Supilinn District

Souptown Days is a week-long series of events taking place in the Souptown of Tartu in springs, organised by Souptown Society. There will be wonderful people, spring, soup, flea market, workshops, theatre, concerts, party.

Manic Street Preachers at Nordea Concert Hall
Nordea Concert Hall

British rock band Manic Street Preachers gives an exclusive concert in Tallinn in April. Manic Street Preachers celebrates the 20th anniversary of their album “Everything Must Go”. The record was launched during the brit-pop heyday 20 years ago and is considered to be the most influential album of the band.

Philly Joe´s Jazz Club

Philly Joe´s is going to have a real jam session where some musicians will meet their music partners first time on the stage, these are so called ‘blind dates’ in music. Everyone is welcome!

Kumu Documentary: “Banksy Does New York”
Kumu auditorium

On 1 October 2013, the elusive British street artist known as Banksy launched a self-proclaimed month-long residency in New York City, posting one unique exhibit a day in an unannounced location, sparking a 31-day scavenger hunt both online and on the streets for Banksy’s work.  “Banksy Does New York” is capturing this month of madness.

Dorothea von Hantelmann´s lecture and a seminar
20.04 and 21.04
Estonian Centre of Architecture and
Estonian Art Academy

Dorothea von Hantelmann gives an open lecture on the topic “Why exhibitions became a modern ritual (and what they tell us about the society in which they take place)?” She is an established international art historian. Her main fields of research are contemporary art and theory as well as the history and theory of exhibitions.

20.04 and 21.04
Kuressaare Culture Centre and
Karksi Parish Culture Centre

Bass guitarist and composer Mai Agan from Saaremaa is getting recognition in the Scandinavian jazz scene as the front man of the Estonian-Swedish jazz fusion ensemble MaiGroup. MaiGroup will also give a concert on April 22 in Tallinn during the festival Jazzkaar.

Tallinn Handicraft Fair
22. – 24.04
Tallinn Song Festival Ground

The Tallinn Handicraft Fair is a huge festival of handmade products! The goals of the Tallinn Handicraft Fair among other things are: to make handicraft as a lifestyle more popular, to give you a chance to taste – try – decorate,  to learn nifty new tips and tricks, to socialize, share and feel happy and to carry that happiness with you…

Festival Jazzkaar
All over Estonia

Founded in 1990, Tallinn International Festival “Jazzkaar” is the biggest jazz festival in the Baltic countries. More than 50 concerts and numerous other music-related events take place all over Estonia in the framework of the festival.

Presentation concert of the new EP “Hope” by Iiris
Von Krahli Teatre bar

Iiris, who has lived and studied in London for the last three years, gave out her new mini-album “Hope” in the end of March. The international music publications have described her music as “unique and an exciting prospect for the future” (The Line of Best Fit) and called it “unearthly pop music” (Clash Music).