The year 2016 has been a hard one in many senses, but the cultural life here surely has blossomed and we are sure it will also keep up the great work in the year 2017. Have a great week and may your new year come joyfully!... Read more
„The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki” tells a truthful love story from the summer of 1962, when the modest Finnish boxer Olli Mäki prepares for a match against the current lightweight boxing world champion. But soon he loses interest in training as he sets his sights on a girl named Raija.... Read more
The holiday season is upon us and there is no escaping it, so one may as well enjoy it! We at the culture.ee, wish you all a joyous week!
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Here are this week’s recommendation, we hope they offer you amusement, but also themes to think about. Have a wonderful week!... Read more
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.... Read more
As such a massive and versatile festival is difficult to sum up on just a couple of pages, I will only focus on the films that impressed me the most at this year’s PÖFF. While putting together my programme, I tried to make as versatile choices as possible this time, but by the end of the festival it still appeared that I had remained myself and watched a string of morbid horrors. The day was partly saved by the fact that I had decided to see as many debuts as possible, including some brighter pieces, but my favourites are still on the darker or the more psychedelic-fantastical side of life and humanity. In the following paragraphs, I award a few completely unofficial prizes of PÖFF, which unfortunately do not bring any benefits to the authors or filmmakers.... Read more
Veiko Tammjärv’s pictographic short story „Paradise Club“, an ironic take on the circumstances of Adam and Eve’s banishment from the paradise, a story familiar from the Bible, was published in the new magazine „Scratches” dedicated to author’s comics.... Read more