FESTIVALS IN ESTONIA 2017

JANUARY
1.–7.01., Tallinn 6TH BACHFEST TALLINN
1.–8.01., Tartu 4TH TARTU WINTER MUSIC FESTIVAL
7.–15.01., Pärnu PÄRNU CONTEMPORARY MUSIC DAYS
20.01.–2.04., across Estonia FESTIVAL „SCHOOL DANCE“
21.01., Tallinn INTSIKURMU WINTER FESTIVAL
21.–22.01., Elva MONOMANIA
25.–29.01., Tallinn DOCPOINT TALLINN
27.01.–5.02., Tallinn, Tartu, Pärnu, Jõhvi, Saint Petersburg MUSTONENFEST

FEBRUARY
3.–11.02., Tallinn 10TH TALLINN WINTER FESTIVAL
4.02., Tallinn 4TH ESTONIAN JEW’S HARP FESTIVAL
4.–5.02., Tallinn SIMPLE SESSION 17
6.–10.02., Rakvere RAKVERE HIGH SCHOOL FILM FESTIVAL
17.–19.02., Viljandi STUDENT THEATRE DAYS

MARCH
3.–12.03., Pärnu, Pärnu County CHILDREN’S AND YOUTH MUSIC FESTIVAL „MUSIC JAM“
7.–10.03., Tartu, Viljandi, Tallinn TUDENGIJAZZ
8.–12.03., Tallinn LADYFEST TALLINN
16.–17.03., Tallinn TALLINN FASHION WEEK
18.03., Kilingi-Nõmme 4TH NATIONAL MALE ENSEMBLES FESTIVAL
18.03., Valga FESTIVAL OF ESTONIAN MUSIC VIDEOS
18.–20.03., Kuressaare NATIONAL SCHOOL THEATRE FESTIVAL „SAAREMAA MINI THEATRE DAYS“
18.–21.03., Tallinn EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL „CECILIANA“
21.–25.03., Tartu FESTIVAL OF VISUAL CULTURE „WORLD FILM“
23.–24.03., Viljandi FESTIVAL „OWN STORY“
27.03.–2.04., Tallinn TALLINN MUSIC WEEK

APRIL
April–June, Tallinn 7TH TALLINN APPLIED ART TRIENNIAL
6.–13.04., Tallinn ESTONIAN MUSIC DAYS
7.04., Tallinn FESTIVAL „ACOUSSION SPRING“
14.–23.04., Tallinn, Tartu, Pärnu, Narva 11TH JAPANESE ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (JAFF)
15.–16.04., Lüllemäe KARULA FOLK
17.–23.04., Tartu 16TH SUPILINNA DAYS
18.04.–26.05., Tallinn KORFEST
20.–23.04., Tallinn 15TH INTERNATIONAL CHOIR FESTIVAL „TALLINN 2017“
21.–22.04., Mooste 17TH ESTONIAN FOLK MUSIC ARRANGEMENTS FESTIVAL „MOISEKATSI ELOHELÜ“
21.–30.04., across Estonia TALLINN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL „JAZZKAAR“
21.04.–23.07., Tallinn 7TH TALLINN APPLIED ART TRIENNAL
22.04.–23.04., Tallinn FESTIVAL „LET’S START DANCING“
23.–29.04., Viljandi, Viljandi County DANCE WEEK
24.–30.04., Tartu TARTU STUDENT DAYS: SPRING 2017
28.–29.04., Tallinn TRADITIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL „SABATANTS“
28.–29.04., Tallinn TALLINN COFFEE FESTIVAL
28.–30.04., Haapsalu HAAPSALU HORROR & FANTASY FILM FESTIVAL (HÕFF)
29.04.–7.05., Jõhvi 10TH JÕHVI BALLET FESTIVAL

MAY
4.–6.05., Tartu AUTHOR’S SONG FESTIVAL „MAILAUL“
4.–6.05., Viljandi, Tallinn, Tartu CULTURE DESSANT
5.–12.05., Pärnu PÄRNU INTERNATIONAL OPERA MUSIC FESTIVAL „PROMFEST“
6.05., Viljandi ELECTRONIC FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL
8.–13.05., Tartu, Värska TARTU LITERATURE FESTIVAL „PRIMA VISTA“
8.–14.05., Tartu KARLOVA DAYS
11.05., Tartu 15TH NATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH WITH SPECIAL NEEDS „SAVILIND“
13.05., Lao RÄIMEWEST HERRING FESTIVAL
13.–14.05., Kihlepa DANDELION FESTIVAL
18.–20.05., Tartu TARTU MUSIC FESTIVAL „INDIEFEST“
19.–21.05., Türi 40TH TÜRI FLOWER FAIR
19.05.–25.08., Tallinn TALLINN FLOWER FESTIVAL
20.05., across Estonia NIGHT OF MUSEUMS
20.–21.05., Sillamäe INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL „JAZZTIME“
24.–28.05., Tallinn TALLINN LITERATURE FESTIVAL „HEADREAD“
27.05., Hiiumaa Island TUULEKALA FESTIVAL
27.–28.05., Jäneda JÄNEDA GARDEN AND FLOWER DAYS
27.05.–1.07., Haapsalu HAAPSALU GRAPHIC DESIGN FESTIVAL
30.05.–3.06., Tallinn INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ORIENTAL MUSIC „ORIENT“
31.05.–4.06., Tallinn 36TH TALLINN OLD TOWN DAYS

JUNE
June–September, Island of Naissaar, across Estonia NARGENFESTIVAL
1.–3.06., Saue, Tallinn 15TH INTERNATIONAL YOUTH RHYTHM MUSIC FESTIVAL „VISIOON“
1.–4.06., Narva NARVA TOWN DAYS
1.–4.06., Tallinn INTERNATIONAL VISUAL THEATRE FESTIVAL „NUQ TREFF“
2.06., Kärdla 15TH HIIUMAA CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL
2.–3.06., Haapsalu ITALIAN WINE PARTY IN HAAPSALU
2.–4.06., Narva 11TH BLACKSMITHS’ FESTIVAL „BAROQUE SMITHERY“
2.–4.06., Türi TÜRI SPRING FESTIVAL
3.06., Kohila KAPAROCK
3.06., Häädemeeste 12TH NORTH LIVONIAN FESTIVAL
3.06., Sõmeru COUNTRY LIFE FESTIVAL
3.–4.06., Lange ESTONIAN AVIATION DAYS
7.–10.06., Tartu TARTU NATURE FESTIVAL
8.–11.06., Rakvere RAKVERE TOWN DAYS
10.–11.06., Tallinn TALLINN STREET FOOD FESTIVAL & TADAA! FESTIVAL
10.–11.06., Haapsalu NARGENFESTIVAL’S KREEK DAYS
10.–12.06., Saue 20TH DAYS OF CREATION AND IMPROVISATION
12.–16.06., Tallinn 12TH TALLINN GUITAR FESTIVAL
12.–18.06., Tartu, across Estonia STREET ART FESTIVAL „STENCIBILITY“
14.–22.06., Tallinn FESTIVAL „MEXTONIA“
15.–18.06., Hiiumaa Island SÕRU JAZZ
16.–18.06., Kuressaare TIMELESS MUSIC FESTIVAL
16.–18.06., Värska SETO FOLK „TOWARDS THE WOODS“
17.–18.06., Vastseliina 23RD COUNTRY FOLK FAIR
17.–23.06., Suure-Jaani 20TH SUURE-JAANI MUSIC FESTIVAL
26.–30.06., Peipsimaa 4TH PEIPSIMAA ORGAN FESTIVAL
28.06.–1.07., Haapsalu HAAPSALU TCHAIKOVSKY FESTIVAL
28.06.–1.07., Tsiistre FINNO-UGRIC FILM FESTIVAL (FUFF)
28.06.–1.07., Muhu Island, Saare County 21ST INTERNATIONAL MUHU FUTURE MUSIC FESTIVAL „JUU JÄÄB“
28.06.–9.07., Rapla County 25TH RAPLA CHURCH MUSIC FESTIVAL
29.06., Tartu TARTU CITY DAY
29.06.–1.07., Pühajärve RETROBEST FESTIVAL
29.06.–1.07., Pärnu PÄRNU HANSEATIC DAYS
29.06.–1.07., Pärnu INTERNATIONAL STREET ORGAN FESTIVAL
30.06.–1.07., Vana-Vigala HARD ROCK CAMP
30.06.–2.07., Tallinn 12TH ESTONIAN YOUTH SONG AND DANCE CELEBRATION „MINA JÄÄN“ („I WILL STAY“)

JULY
1.–30.07., Kabli KABLI SUNSET FESTIVAL
3.–16.07., Pärnu, across Estonia 31ST PÄRNU INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY AND ANTHROPOLOGY FILM FESTIVAL
4.–8.07., Saaremaa Island THE SONOROUS SOUNDS OF THE ORGANS OF SAAREMAA
4.–9.07., Ida-Viru County 19TH SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL OF SEVEN TOWNS
5.–8.07., Tallinn ÕLLESUMMER FESTIVAL
5.–9.07., Haapsalu 24TH HAAPSALU EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL
6.–9.07., Tallinn 17TH MEDIEVAL DAYS
6.–9.07., Võru 23RD VÕRU FOLK DANCE FESTIVAL
6.–11.07., Tartu FESTIVAL „GLASPERLENSPIEL“
7.–8.07., Toomasmäe MUSIC AND CULTURE FESTIVAL „SETO MIDSUMMER EVE’S BONFIRE“
7.–9.07., Hiiumaa Island 19TH HIIUMAA CHAMBER MUSIC DAYS
7.–9.07., Kihnu Island KIHNU SEA FESTIVAL
7.–9.07., Tartu TARTU HANSEATIC DAYS
7.–9.07., Kilingi-Nõmme KILINGI-NÕMME TOWN DAYS
7.–9.07., Vormsi Island HERITAGE DAYS OF ESTONIAN ISLANDS
7.–10.07., Pärnu PÄRNU HARMONICA FESTIVAL
7.–14.07., Viljandi 25TH NOTAFE
8.07., Lindi FEAST OF OUR VILLAGE
9.07., Võsu GEORG OTS FESTIVAL
9.–14.07., Viljandi VILJANDI EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL
10.–16.07., Võsu VÕSU MUSIC DAYS
14.07., Varbuse SOUTHEAST ESTONIA’S 2ND PREJUDICE FESTIVAL
14.–15.07., Nõmmküla INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL “FUTU MUHU. 100 YEARS. 2017”
14.–15.07., Võsu VÕSU JAZZ
14.–16.07., Tartu PUNK & ROCK FESTIVAL
14.–22.07., Kuressaare SAAREMAA OPERA DAYS
15.07., Võsu VÕSU JAZZ
15.–18.07., Tallinn TALLINN MARITIME DAYS
20.–23.07., Hiiumaa Island 13TH HIIUMAA FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL „HIIU FOLK“
21.–22.07., Kajamaa FESTIVAL ACOUSSION LIVE 2017
21.–22.07., Ostrova OSTROVA FESTIVAL
21.–23.07., Varbla WEEKEND IN VARBLA
22.07., Pärnu FESTIVAL OF CHEERFUL CHILDREN
22.07., Tõrva TÕRVA SPELL FESTIVAL
22.–23.07., Haapsalu YOGA FESTIVAL
22.–23.07., Narva TWO SIDES OF THE HERB
25.–30.07., Mustjala MUSTJALA FESTIVAL
27.–30.07., Viljandi 25TH VILJANDI FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL
28.–29.07., Rannapungerja LIGHTHOUSE CONTSERT
28.–30.07., Võru VÕRU CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL „EARTH RINGS OF JOY“
28.–30.07., Vormsi Island ST. OLAF’S DAY EVENTS ON VORMSI
29.07., Võsu VÕSU BEACH FESTIVAL
29.–30.07., Jäneda ESTONIAN FARM DAYS
30.07., Haapsalu FESTIVAL „CHILDHOOD MAGIC“
31.07.–6.08., Käina HIIUMAA DANCE FESTIVAL

AUGUST
1.–5.08., Kuressaare 23RD KURESSAARE CHAMBER MUSIC DAYS
3.–6.08., Tartu 12TH TARTU INTERNATIONAL WIND BAND FESTIVAL „MÜRTSUB PILL“
3.–6.08., Eivere, Paide 5TH EIVERE PIANO FESTIVAL
4.–5.08., Pähklimäe KUKEMURU AMBIENT FESTIVAL
4.–5.08., Pärnu 20TH PÄRNU GUILD DAYS
4.–5.08., Haapsalu FESTIVAL „AUGUST BLUES“
4.–5.08., Põlva INTSIKURMU FESTIVAL
4.–5.08., Lutike LEIGO LAKE MUSIC FESTIVAL
4.–6.08., Pühalepa 6TH PÜHALEPA MUSIC FESTIVAL
4.–6.08., Palmse & other villages in the Lahemaa National Park 10TH LAHEMAA BAGPIPE DAYS
4.–13.08., Tallinn BIRGITTA FESTIVAL
4.–13.08., Tallinn 31ST TALLINN INTERNATIONAL ORGAN FESTIVAL
7.–12.08., Tartu TARTU LOVE FILM FESTIVAL „TARTUFF“
8.–13.08., Lihula LIHULA CULTURE DAYS
8.–13.08., Varbola 21ST VARBOLA WOOD DAYS „VARBOLA WOOD“
10.–12.08., Kuressaare KURESSAARE MARITIME DAYS
10.–17.08., Pärnu PÄRNU MUSIC FESTIVAL
11.–12.08., Paide OPINION FESTIVAL
11.–13.08., Käsmu VIRU FOLK
11.–13.08., Haapsalu WHITE LADY FESTIVAL
11.–13.08., Narva HISTORY FESTIVAL „NARVA BATTLE 2017“
12.08., Pärnu SLEEPLESS IN AUGUST
12.08., Tartu TARTU FOOD FESTIVAL
13.08., Lihula 7TH LIHULA FLOWER EMBROIDERY FESTIVAL
14.–20.08., Võru E. TAMME VÕRU WIND INSTRUMENT FESTIVAL
16.–19.08., Tartu URBAN FESTIVAL „UIT“
18.–19.08., Võru VÕRU TOWN DAYS
18.–19.08., Tartu EMAJÕGI RIVER FESTIVAL
18.–20.08., Põlva County ECOFESTIVAL
18.–20.08., Ruhnu Island RUHNURAHU FESTIVAL
18.08.–17.09., Viljandi VILJANDI ART FESTIVAL„QQ“
19.08., Kassari HIIU FISH AND BEER FESTIVAL
19.08., Kuremaa GARLIC FESTIVAL
19.–20.08., Järva-Jaani FILM ROLL FESTIVAL
20.08., Tahkuranna PICKLED CUCUMBER FESTIVAL
21.–23.08., Haapsalu CHORALE MARATHON
21.–30.08., Tallinn 13TH TALLINN CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
23.–27.08., Tallinn FESTIVAL „TOWERS OF TALLINN“
24.–26.08., Tallinn WE LOVE THE 90S
24.–26.08., Tartu FESTIVAL IN APARAADITEHAS
25.–26.08., Tallinn ROTERMANN RESTAURANT FESTIVAL
25.–27.08., Pärnu INTERNATIONAL SLAVIC CULTURE FESTIVAL „SVETOCH“
26.08., Tallinn TELLISKIVI FLEA FESTIVAL
26.08., Tõstamaa DAY OF DISAPPEARING? CINEMA
26.08., Nõva NÕVA FLOUNDER FESTIVAL
26.08., across Estonia NIGHT OF ANCIENT LIGHTS
26.–27.08., Narva PRESERVED FOOD FESTIVAL „SUMMER INTO THE JAR!“

SEPTEMBER
September, Tartu TARTU STUDENT DAYS: AUTUMN 2017
September–October, Tallinn TALLINN PHOTOMONTH
2.–3.09., Tallinn SEASON OPENING FESTIVAL „ESTONIAN NATIONAL OPERA THEATRE FAIR“
4.–10.09., Tartu ESTONIAN THEATRE FESTIVAL „DRAAMA“
6.–10.09., Narva NARVA OPERA DAYS CONTEMPART
8.–10.09., Haapsalu NOSTALGIA DAYS
9.09., Tallinn LITERARY STREET FESTIVAL
9.09., Tartu TARTU STREET FOOD FESTIVAL
13.–17.09., Tallinn TALLINN ARCHITECURE BIENNALE TAB 2017
14.–16.09., Tartu SCI-FI FESTIVAL
15.–16.09., Tihemetsa MUSHROOM FESTIVAL
15.–16.09., Rapla CULTURE FESTIVAL „SÄRIN“ („SIZZLE“)
15.–17.09., Viljandi VILJANDI MUSIC WALK
20.–21.09., Tallinn LIGHT WALKS IN KADRIORG
20.–24.09., Lihula, Haapsalu, Tallinn 15TH MATSALU NATURE FILM FESTIVAL (MAFF)
21.–23.09., Tallinn TILT INTERNATIONAL IMPROV FESTIVAL
23.09., Vormsi Island SURSTRÖMMINGFEST
23.–24.09., Tartu JAPANESE POP CULTURE FESTIVAL „ANIMATSURI“
24.–29.09., Tartu, across Estonia RESEARCHERS’ NIGHT FESTIVAL
25.09.–1.10., Tallinn 12TH TALLINN DESIGN FESTIVAL „DESIGN NIGHT“
28.–30.09., Tartu TARTU CHILDREN’S AND YOUTH LITERATURE FESTIVAL
29.–30.09., Kihnu Island KIHNU VIOLIN FESTIVAL

OCTOBER
3.–6.10., Tallinn TALLINN COMEDY FESTIVAL
5.–11.10., Tallinn MOEKUNSTIKINO – FASHION DESIGN CINEMA
5.–17.10., Narva, Sillamäe, Tallinn, Tartu THEATRE FESTIVAL „GOLDEN MASK IN ESTONIA“
6.–8.10., Tartu INTERNATIONAL AUTHOR’S SONG FESTIVAL „MUSIC OF THE FALLING LEAF“
7.10., Nõo FESTIVAL OF LIGHT
8.10., Rakvere 14TH NATIONAL TEACHERS’ MUSIC DAYS
9.–29.10., across Estonia FILM FESTIVAL „CINEMA TO THE COUNTRY“
10.–14.10., Viljandi VILJANDI GUITAR FESTIVAL
12.–14.10., Tallinn TALLINN FASHION WEEK
12.–15.10., Tartu 22ND INTERNATIONAL TARTU EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL „ORIENT ET OCCIDENT“
12.–15.10., Tartu INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT AND STUDENT THEATRE FESTIVAL „A-FESTIVAL“
16.–18.10., Viljandi FESTIVAl „THEATRE FOR THE YOUNG VIEWER“
16.–22.10., across Estonia PAN-FINNO-UGRIAN DAYS
19.–22.10., Tõrva TÕRVA DOKFEST
21.–22.10., Valga 4TH INTERNATIONAL POP/JAZZ CHOIR CONTEST AND FESTIVAL „LAULURAGIN“
26.10., Tallinn MEETINGS WITH TARKOVSKY
27.10.–1.11., Tartu, Tallinn INTERNATIONAL MODERN MUSIC FESTIVAL „AFEKT“

NOVEMBER
9.–12.11., Tartu TARTU JAZZ AND RHYTHM MUSIC FESTIVAL „IDEEJAZZ“
16.–19.11., Tallinn ST MARTIN’S DAY FAIR
17.–26.11., Tallinn CHILDREN’S AND YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL „JUST FILM“
17.11.–3.12., across Estonia BLACK NIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL (PÖFF)
21.–26.11., Tallinn SHORT FILMS AND ANIMATION FESTIVAL „PÖFF SHORTS“
25.–26.11., Rakvere 16TH JAAN PAKK YOUNG MUSICIANS’ CHAMBER ENSEMBLE FESTIVAL
25.11.2017–7.01.2018, across Estonia CHRISTMAS MUSIC FESTIVAL „CHURCH HOLIDAYS IN THE LAND OF MARY“
November–december, across Estonia CHRISTMAS JAZZ FESTIVAL

DECEMBER
December, Tartu CHRISTMAS CITY TARTU
9.12., Tartu STREET DANCE FESTIVAL „BATTLE OF EST“

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