The summer capital of Pärnu is to get its own modern cinema this year, following trends in Tallinn, where developers have announced the coming of two new cinemas and an extensive upgrade to a third in 2014.
The resort town currently has only a single, one-screen cinema dating from the Soviet era, but an extension of the Pärnu Center shopping mall will house a modern three-screen cinema, with a opening date expected around spring, ETV reported on Monday.
The extension will also add a supermarket, clothing outlets (including the city's first H&M), a book store and a few eateries.
The Ülemiste shopping mall in Tallinn is set to have a new cinema by the end of this year and a new shopping center on Lasnamäe's edge will also include a multiplex. Another similar project, which will be the nation's largest mall when complete, may also house a cinema, although that is yet to be confirmed.