Last week the focus was on the Independence Day. This week you will find a lot of music events among our suggestions, but there is still room for some other cultural events as well.

Hirohisa Koike’s conversation and workshop “Map of micro histories – photography workshop on personal memories and places”
Tartu Art Museum

Japanese artist Hirohisa Koike will explain the idea of microhistories and invites the participants to create a common map of visual microhistories of Tartu. The discussion is held in association with Laura Põld’s exhibition “Hundreds of Illusions Charted as Land”.

Taff Club. Siim Aimla & Groove Clinic
House of the Brotherhood of Blackheads (Tallinn)

Siim Aimla is one of the busiest musicians in Estonia. As a top saxophonist, he has time to head the Estonian Dream Big Band, produce arrangements, write music, and tutor students at the Georg Ots Tallinn Music School. As a bandleader, Siim knows how to bring a spark to the musicians’ eyes.

Force majeure. The Destroyed and the Disappeared in Estonian Art
3.03 – 26.06.2016
Kumu Art Museum (Tallinn)

There is a hidden side to the visible history of Estonian art: works that were destroyed or lost, which in some cases constitute entire periods in the creative lives of artists.

Metsatöll 17 – Metsatöll’s birthday celebrations
Rock Café (Tallinn)
The internationally known Estonian folk metal band Metsatöll is celebrating it´s 17th birthday. Together with the main the following performers will also be on stage: Herald, Ziggy Wild and Maarius Urvet and the Boston Lipstick Institute.
70th Jubilee Gala “Ballads” of the Academic Male Choir of Tallinn University of Technology

Pärnu Concert Hall

A special season has arrived for the Academic Male Choir of Tallinn University of Technology – it’s the choir’s jubilee year. The choir will be 70 years old in December and that signifies intensive concert activity. Upcoming concerts take place in Tallinn (28.03) and Tartu (23.04).

Competition “Eesti Laul 2016”

Saku Arena (Tallinn)

“Eesti Laul 2016” is the competition where Estonia decides, who will represent Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest! The final round takes place on March 5, 2016 in Saku Arena.

Concert series: Church Holidays in the Land of Mary
5.03, 6.03, 7.03
Tartu St John’s Church, Narva Castle,
Swedish St Michael’s Church (Tallinn)

Concert agency Corelli Music continues to offer moving musical experiences in the 10-year-old concert series „Church Holidays in the Land of Mary“. Lent concerts are dedicated to the sad memories of the bombing of Tartu, Narva and Tallinn in March 1944.

Day of Old Dolls
The Estonian Open Air Museum (Tallinn)

On the Day of Old Dolls museum textile conservator Liili Aasma talks about historical dolls and how they were made. Old-time toys from the museum’s collection are displayed.

*Photo: The Estonian Open Air Museum