Places to be, things to do, exhibitions to enjoy, concerts to go to and dances to dance. Keep warm and take in all the great experiences.
Paul Kuimet: Perpendicular
12 Nov – 11 Dec
Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia
Paul Kuimet’s exhibition Perpendicular, which takes place in the two ground floor halls of the Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia (EKKM), deals with the irreversible effects of time on objects, buildings and institutions.
Theatre festival “Midwinter Night’s Dream”
05 Dec – 10 Dec
Midwinter Night’s Dream is not a Shakespeare festival, although the name might imply it – the paraphrase refers to the magic time between Christmas and New Year, when anything is possible. The idea of organising a festival was born after the City Theatre had moved into its freshly renovated new wing.
Exhibition “Elmar Kits 1966”
17 Nov – 11 Dec
Tartu Art House
Elmar Kits(1913–1972) is considered one of the most prominent and prolific artists of Estonia. His 1966 personal exhibition, where most of the 105 works were completed during the previous year, is the first triumph of abstract art in Estonia and one of the most important landmarks of the art innovation of the end of the 1960ies. The 1994 catalogue of Elmar Kits states: “This exhibition can be named the manifestation of modern art and one of the pinnacles of the art of the 1960ies.”
Boom Chika Wau Wau
08 Dec – 11 Dec
This is a brand new fresh, fringey, raw mix of shows that include physical comedy, music, circus, dance and theatre. Internationals and locals. There’s something for everyone.
Exhibition of the best Estonian nature photos
30 Nov 2016 – 16 Apr 2017
Tallinn TV Tower
Riina Roosipuu, the director of the TV Tower, says that the TV Tower is the best venue to present the best Estonian nature photos, as the views from the tower complement the feeling one gets from the photos, playing with the views depending on the weather, and allowing many foreign visitors to witness the high quality of our nature photography as well. Since the year 2000, the Eesti Loodus magazine has organised 16 annual photography competitions. For this exhibition, 50 works have been selected from 80 award-winning photos of the last three competitions.
Viru Varietee 2015
9 Dec/10 Dec
Harjumaa, Tallinn, Toompuiestee 18, Harjumaa
When lights go out in the room, stage lights are turned on and beautiful uplifting music is playing, THEY will come – the Viru Varietee dancers.The meaning of Viru Varietee has changed in time, but if you are in the mood for something different, then here is your chance.
Street dance festival “Battle of EST”
Vanemuine Concert Hall
“Battle of EST” (BOE) is the oldest street dance competition with the most impressive list of performers in Northern Europe. The main events include breakdance team competitions. One can also witness hip-hop, popping and solo b-boying contests.
Performance “Genesis remiks” by Sõltumatu Tantsu Lava
Sõltumatu Tantsu Lava
7 Dec/8 Dec
GENESIS is a world the first impulse of which is dreaminess. We see potential personified as form and movement, which can only be made visible through dance. It is a creative space, where dreams exist in parallel with reality and individual experience melts into collective consciousness.