As we all know, the first week of September tends to be hectic, especially as it heralds the beginning of the new school year for many grade school and university students alike, but it is also important for one to find some time to take a break and relax as well. Here are the culture.ee culture critics' weekly recommendations on how best to do so this week.
Saturday, Aug. 27 - Friday, Oct. 9
Tallinn Art Hall
This international exhibition at Tallinn Art Hall brings together the work of nine artists whose work speaks not just about the hopes and dreams of an ideal world, but also its inevitable changes and ideological failures.
Tuesday, Aug. 30
House of the Blackheads, Tallinn
Flautist Heili Rosin the ensemble Fresh, consisting of Egert Leinsaar on the violin, Karin Sarv on the viola, and Villu Vihermäe on the cello, will perform music by J. Feld, T. Takemitsu, F. E. Fesca and W. A. Mozart.
St. John's Church, Tartu
Tartu's Towermusic concert series takes place in a special intimate atmosphere — in the tower of Tartu’s St. John’s Church, on its organ balcony — and features a variety of different musicians. The Aug. 30 edition of Towermusic will feature a performance by musician Silver Sepp.
Saturday, Sept. 3 - Sunday, Sept. 4
Uus Maailm neighborhood, Tallinn
This festival brings together friends and inhabitants of Tallinn's Uus Maailm, or New World, neighborhood for a two-day festival full of music, food, craftsmen of all kinds as well as other lovely surprises.
Estonian National Opera, Tallinn
The Estonian National Opera will kick off its upcoming season with a two-day festival that will introduce the new season's productions as well as offer various other theater-related treats.
Ongoing - Dec. 31, 2025
Computer Museum, Tallinn
Their collection features many interesting objects ranging from desktop, portable and pocket computers to terminals, components, calculators, software and books. Visit them if you want to explore computing history or play old computer games.
Editor: Editor: Aili Sarapik