June 2, Take the time to look around…

Town Hall Square

12.30-15.00 Rat Race 2017: a charity run for white collar workers with participation fees allocated to the voluntary support persons programme of NGO RuaCrew for the prevention of 12–16 year old youth’s risk behaviour through individual support and a positive example
16.00-16.30 Children’s choir Ellerhein of Tallinn Hobby Centre Kullo, conductors Mallika Veeperv and Marit Koit
17.00-17.30 International Union of Ethno-Cultural Societies Lüüra
18.00-19.30 Youth Mixed Choir Vox Populi and fitness-dance club Tantsugeen
20.00 Sofia Rubina Band

Youth Area

Kanuti Garden, 16.00-20.00

16.00 Urban Orienteering
The City Game combines the exciting sites of the Old Town and related interesting stories into an adventure, which requires you to move around like a tourist but to think like a local.
The adventure starts at Kanuti Garden. Your first task is to find us here. Group size up to 4 people. Orienteering start is open 16:00–17:00.
16.30 Gustav Adolf Musical School
18.00 Awards ceremony for the participants of the city orienteering competition
18.20 SIXTINA Dance- and Model School of Tallinna Kanuti Garden Hobby School
19.00 KT Studio of Tallinn Hobby Centre Kullo
19.30 Bänd 24h, soloists Sergei Nemo and Irina Kritt
20.00 Late-night ghost tour, guide Kristi Paatsi. Gathering in Kanuti Garden

Children’s Area

Toompark, 15.00-19.00

15.00-19.00 Get your face painted and have fun at the Skyjump area
15.00 Closing event of the reading programme of Tallinn Central Library and award ceremony
17.00 Viiulised. Classical violin pieces and folk music.
17.30 KT Studio of Tallinn Hobby Centre Kullo
18.00 Concert ‘From generation to generation’, children’s singing studio Bel Canto, led by Kaie Külasepp

Workshops:

15.00 Workshop ‘Improteater’, organised by Tallinn Central Library
15.00 Workshop ‘Balloons, Bubbles and Juggling’
16.00 Workshop on the recycling of books and newspapers (origami, folding, drawing), organised by Tallinn Central Library
17.00 Landscape Game, organised by Tallinn Central Library and Museum of the Popular Front
18.00 Children’s yoga

Folk Culture Area

Towers’ Square, 15:00–22:00

15.00-22.00 Program ‘Nothing is Younger Than the Old Dance’ by the Estonian Folk Dance and Folk Music Association:
15.00 Mixed groups of the 1st and 2nd–4th grade pupils of Vääna Manor School with Vääna Women’s Group
15.30 Women’s Group Pillerpäkad
16.00 Dance ensemble Leesikad from the French Lyceum of Tallinn
16.30 Folk dance group from Orava School
17.00 Dance ensemble Leesikad from the French Lyceum of Tallinn
17.30 The girls’ group of Tallinn English College
18.00 Dance ensemble of Anna Raudkats
18.30 The mixed and women’s groups of the National Cultural Ensemble Kirmas
19.00 Workshop in heritage dances with Kalev Järvela and Juhan Uppin
20.00 Folk group Savijalakesed from the Tallinn University of Applied Sciences
20.30 Folklore Society Leigarid
21.00 The adult’s group of the dance ensemble Sõleke

The rhythms of Toompea

12.00 ‘Terrace stories’, pupils from the drum circle of Tallinn Hobby Centre Kullo, teachers Elvis Jakobson, Anna-Maria Orgse, Juss Haasma and Silver Ulvik. (Lühike jalg 9a)
13.00 Sounds of the Maiden Tower’, children’s choir Raduga from Tallinn Hobby Centre Kullo, conductor Tatjana Valikova. Amphitheatre in the Danish King’s Garden (Lühike jalg 9a)
14.00 ‘Courtyard life’, the ukulele orchestra of Tallinn Hobby Centre Kullo, teacher Joosep Sang. Cafe-studio Bogapott (Pikk jalg 9)
15.00 ‘Courtyard music’, flute soloists from Tallinn Hobby Centre Kullo, teacher Maris Lend, saxophone soloists and ensemble, teacher Kristi Talistu. (Courtyard at Rutu 3)
16.00 ‘Rhythms of the Maiden Tower’, show-dance programme by KT Studio from Tallinn Hobby Centre Kullo, teachers Mirjam Murel and Sandra Põld. Amphitheatre in the Danish King’s Garden (Lühike jalg 9a)
17.00 ‘Knightly Wind Instruments on the Stairs’, the Wind Orchestra of Tallinn Hobby Centre Kullo, conductor Valdo Rüütelma. At the square in front of the Knighthood House (Kiriku plats 1)
18.00 ‘The Music of the People of the Castle Park’, ensemble Piibar of Tallinn Hobby Centre Kullo, conductor Toivo Luhats, and instrumental ensemble Sõleke, led by Galja Jõgi. Seitsme Linnuse park
19.00 Sounds on the Edge of the Castle’, Kadrina mixed choir, conductor Silja Uhs. Governor’s Garden (Lossi plats 1a)
20.00 The fourth way’ or Ultima Thule Tribute. Free entrance to the Luscher & Matiesen Museum of the Estonian Drink Culture two hours before the concert. Toom-Rüütli 10 courtyard
21.00  ‘Dances of dusk’, dance ensemble Sõleke of Tallinn Hobby Centre Kullo. Bishop’s Garden (Toom-Kooli 21)

Workshops

12.00-13.00 Masterclass for crafting wooden horses: making traditional Ukrainian wooden horses and toys under the guidance of a woodwork craftsman. There is also an exhibition of wooden horses in the Grusbeke Tower, where one can get acquainted with wooden horses from different cultures and eras. Carpentry Chamber in the Ukrainian Cultural Centre (Laboratooriumi 22)
13.00 Handicraft workshop ‘Colour Spinner’ (for 5–10-year-olds), led by the art studio teacher Anneli Aguraiuja from Tallinn Hobby Centre Kullo Children’s Gallery. Kullo Children’s Gallery (Kuninga 6)
14.00 ‘Painting without a brush’ (adults and children from 10 years of age), led by teacher Kersti Linnamägi from Tallinn Hobby Centre Kullo. Kullo Children’s Gallery (Kuninga 6)
16.00-20.00 Helina Tilk’s workshop for porcelain and pottery painting. Participants shall cover the costs of the items made. (Pikk 41/1)
19.00-22.30 Training ‘How to be a good dreamer?’ Organised by the creative and consultation agency Common Magic. Pre-registration is required by e-mail: uku@commonmagic.com. Tickets 3/5 euros. Culture Club Kelm (Vene 33)

Introductory tours

10.00 ; 12.00 ; 14.00 Tour to Toompea Castle and the Parliament building
The 13:00 excursion will be in Russian and the 11:00 excursion in English.
Pre-registration is required by e-mail: ekskursioon@riigikogu.ee. (Lossi plats 1a)
11.00 Introductory tour to Estonian Theatre and Music Museum’s new permanent exhibition with musician Jaan Tätte Jr. Tickets 2 euros. (Müürivahe 12)
12.00 ; 14.00 ; 16.00 ; 18.00 Tour to the permanent exhibition ‘Collected Works’ of Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design. Children will have the opportunity to participate in various activities in the museum’s courtyard during the tour. Tickets 1 euro. (Lai 17; entry from the courtyard)
13.00-14.00 Introductory tour in the Ukrainian Cultural Centre. (Laboratooriumi 22)
15.00-16.30 Tour in the buildings of the Bank of Estonia with the expert Märt Karmo. The fascinating history and the significant historical events of the formation of the bank block are introduced. Pre-registration and an identity document are required. Pre-registration by e-mail muuseum@eestipank.ee or by phone at 668 0560. (Estonia pst 11)
16.00 Tour ‘Cathedral school, Charity School, Garnison School and Others’ (in Russian), Jüri Kuuskemaa. Pre-registration is required by e-mail: info@vanalinnapaevad.ee.
16.00 A tour to Estonian Theatre and Music Museum’s new permanent exhibition with actor Argo Aadli. Tickets 2 euros (Müürivahe 12)
16.00 A tour introducing the permanent exhibition of the Estonian Health Care Museum (in Estonian and Russian). Tickets 5/8 euros. (Lai 30)
17.00 Excursion ‘Punks and Hustlers: Active Estonian Youth in the 1980s’ on the route Kiek in de Kök – Harju hill – bastion tunnels under Linda Hill – Maiden Tower. Pre-registration required by e-mail neitsitorn@linnamuuseum.ee or by phone at 601 2751. Tickets 2/3 euros. Kiek in de Kök (Komandandi tee 2)
17.00 Excursion ‘The Great Guild Building from the Basement to the Attic’ led by Ivar Leimus, medievalist and researcher at Estonian History Museum. Which rooms of the Great Guild building hosted medieval celebrations, and how is the modern museum currently doing? Pre-registration is required by e-mail aime.tahvonen@ajaloomuuseum.ee or by phone at 696 8693. Tickets 3 euros. Estonian History Museum, Great Guild Hall (Pikk 17)
17.00 A tour in the Luscher & Matiesen Museum of the Estonian Drink Culture including degustation of two wines. Tickets 10 euros. (Toom-Rüütli 10)
17.00 ‘Drawing Lesson at the Carved Stone Museum’: a tour in the bastion tunnels of the Carved Stone Museum, followed by a drawing session of carved stone details under the guidance of art historian Risto Paju. Pre-registration is required by e-mail kok@linnamuuseum.ee or by phone at 644 6686. Tickets 3 euros. Kiek in de Kök (Komandandi tee 2)
18.00 A walk above the Swedish and Inger bastion‘ with archaeologist Ragnar Nurk. Meeting point at the lower end of the Mayeri staircase. Organised by Hometown House
20.00 Excursion ‘Cathedral School, Charity School, Garnison School and Others’, Jüri Kuuskemaa. Pre-registration is required by e-mail: info@vanalinnapaevad.ee.

Here and there

11.00-15.00 Tallinn City Theatre’s Fair of Good Things. Tallinn City Theatre (Lai 23)
11.00-18.00 Children’s performances in the courtyard of Estonian Theatre and Music Museum by the students (12th year) of the Performing Arts department of University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy:
17:00   ‘Silent Trolls’, author and director Mari Anton;
15:00   ‘The Million’, author and director Kristjan Poom;
14:00   ‘ Koolikotilood’ (The Satchel Stories), author, performer and director Loviise Kapper;
15:00   ‘Töntsa-Täntsa’, authors Heljo Mänd and Elar Vahter, director Elar Vahter;
17:00   ‘Jonnipunn’, author and director Peep Maasik.
The performances are free of charge! (Müürivahe 12)
12.00 ; 18.00 Piip and Tuut in an outdoor performance ‘The Love Story of Ms Landskrone and Mr Pilsticker’, with musician Karoliina Kreintaal. Café Koogel Moogel is also open during the performance. Tickets 4 euros. Piip and Tuut Theatre and Playhouse’s Courtyard (Toom-Kooli 13)
14.00-20.00 Hobusepea jewellery and music POP-UP! Hobusepea Gallery courtyard (indoors in the event of rain), (Hobusepea 2)
15.00 Hungarian Institute presents: old music ensemble Musica Historica from Hungary. St. Catherine’s Church (Vene 14a)
15.00 ‘Loom of Time’: poetry event with different generations as the main theme, with Peep Ilmet, Kristjan Haljak, Ann Viisileht, ‘EiK’ Erik Sikk, Eeva Park, Maarja Pärtna and others participating on different days. More information on the website. In cooperation with the Estonian Writers’ Union. Siuru Raamaturuum (Pikk 43)
17.00 Violin duo Kaisa Padur and Grete Heinsaar. Babulja restaurant’s outdoor stage (Pärnu mnt 2)
17.00 Science Theatre ‘Frankenstein’ tries to revive the story of the creation of the Creature, during which we will explore the nature, location and purpose of organs inside a human body. We will also look at the original Frankenstein story and excerpts from the first Frankenstein movie, completed in 1910. Tickets 3 euros (museum ticket not included). Estonian Health Care Museum (Lai 30)
17.00 Open lecture ‘Nature on Euro Coins’: about plants, animals, birds, and mountains, their significance in culture and in the tradition in the euro coins’ design of various countries.
The lecture is conducted by historian Milvi Martina Piir. Pre-registration by e-mail muuseum@eestipank.ee or by phone at 668 0560. Bank of Estonia Museum (Estonia pst 11)
17.00 Concert by the flute circle of Tallinn Hobby Centre Kullo. Kullo Children’s Gallery (Kuninga 6)
18.00 Wind orchestra of the North Estonian Association of the Blind. At the square in front of the Knighthood House (Kiriku plats 1)
18.00 Johan Kristjan Aimla, Mattias Tirmaste, Natali Ponetajev perform music inspired by the heritage music programme. Babulja restaurant’s outdoor stage (Pärnu mnt 2)

19.00

Maarja Nuut. Violinist and singer, whose music creates a layered soundscape in a space where minimalism and experimental music meet with traditional dance tracks, songs, stories, and live-looping. Tickets available from Piletilevi or on site prior to the show. Tickets 16/18 euros. St. Catherine’s Church (Vene 14a)

19.00 ‘C-Jam at Kuldjala vol. 8′. Tickets for admission through the Nun’s Tower (Väike-Kloostri 1) are available at the price of 0.50, 1, 1.50 and 2 euros. Tickets for the concert on the fourth floor of the Kuldjala Tower are available for the price of 5, 7, 10 and 12 euros. Hometown House (Gümnaasiumi 3)
19.00 Ensemble Ruut! formed by Katariina Kivi and Ann Liset Rebane. Babulja restaurant’s outdoor stage (Pärnu mnt 2)
19.00 Concert ‘Tuli su teele’ ensemble Tuli Taevast of Old Town Educational College. St. Peter and St. Paul’s Cathedral (Vene 16)
19.00 Ensemble Gambare. Courtyard of Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, or held inside in the event of rain (Lai 17)
19.00-23.00 Themed night ‘ElaMUS’ in Fat Margaret offers the possibility to escape the daily routine and experience the museum from an unexpected angle, offering entertaining mini-lectures, handicraft, exploring the exposition, music. More information on the website www.paksmargareeta.ee. Tickets 15 euros. Estonian Maritime Museum (Pikk 70)
20.00 Concert ‘Dance Club’ from the series ‘We Come from the Renaissance’, Old Town Educational College. Tuule Kann, Leanne Barbo, Caelia Roose, Meelika Hainsoo, Lauri Õunapuu, Siim Sarv, friends and current folk musicians. Old Town Music House (Uus 16c)
20.00 Theatrical performance ‘Krabatimäng’, T-Teater. Tickets 7/10 euros. Köismäe Tower (Laboratooriumi 27)
20.00-22.00 Sing along with the traditional men’s singing ensemble Lüü-Türr
Back in the olden days there was a custom at the end of the day to gather in the courtyard of the Museum of Natural History to sing together. With the aid of song sheets and by heart, with and without accompaniment, people rejoiced in being and singing together. The leader of the song evenings was Ahto Nurk. We wish to restore the tradition and invite everyone to sing together once more! The joy of singing together is important! Courtyard of Estonian Museum of Natural History (Lai 29a)
20.00-06.00 ‘Still Out’
Street Stage: Helen Tammemäe, Susanna
Main Room: Beroshima aka Frank Muller (Muller Records, Acid Orange, Mad Musician), Hurmet Ilus, Siim2000, Paap
Techno Room: Fok Yee (Tallinn Infected / Teh Recordings), Kekkonen & Õis, Armukahur, Uku Lagle
Vinyl Only: Sharkslayer (Top Billin Music, My Techno Weighs A Ton), Andres Rauscheker (Saksamaa), Marcus M, Rico
Tickets 7/10 euros, free admission to the street party. Culture Club Kelm (Vene 33)
21.00 Concert ‘On the Trails of Forgotten Peoples’, chamber choir Collegium Musicale
Estonia’s top choir from Tallinn, known and recognised for its sound and high-level performances. The concert will feature different parts of the Veljo Tormis choral cycle ‘Forgotten Peoples’: ‘Livonian Heritage’, ‘Votic Wedding Songs’, ‘Isuri Epic’, ‘Ingrian Evenings’, ‘Vepsian Paths’, ‘Karelian Destiny’.
The cycle ‘Forgotten Peoples’ created over 1970–1989 is a masterpiece of Veljo Tormis’ choral work, a musical composite portrait of six Finno-Ugric tribes (Livonian, Votic, Izhorian, Vepsian, Ingrian and Karelian) of the Baltic Sea. Many of these groups are on the verge of extinction, and there are languages that are spoken by only few people. However, Veljo Tormis gave them all an eternal life in music. Tickets available from Piletilevi or on site prior to the show. Tickets 8/10 euros. House of the Blackheads (Pikk 26)
21.00 KConcert ‘Renaissance and Baroque Dances and Songs’ from the series ‘Chamber Music of the Sacristy’. Oksana Sinkova (flute), Alina Sakalouskaya (soprano lute), Kadri Ploompuu (harmonica). St. Mary’s Cathedral (Toom-Kooli 6)

 

 

NB! The Organizer reserves the right to make changes to the programme.