Culture.ee’s weekly recommendations for September 11-17

Here it is, the weekly dose of culture information. If you didn’t find your cup of tea, (or onions for that matter) then we recommend you dive into our culture calendar culture.ee to find  a lot more information.

Buffet day on Onion Road 2017
16 Sep
Sibulatee

The tradition of home cafes has become a thing of honour in Estonia in recent years. The Peipus area and Onion Road have also taken up this tradition.  This is great news, because the best fish and onions (in the humble oppinion of culture.eee) come from there.

Mushroom Festival
15 Sep – 16 Sep
Tihemetsa

Autumn, mushrooms and environmental education – these three words intertwine into the Mushroom Festival in Tihemetsa. Tihemetsa Mushroom Festival is open for four days, presenting hundreds of mushroom sorts, including the most poisonous and the most delicious ones in Estonia. This is a must for anyone who is into mushrooms!

Culture Festival “Särin” (“Sizzle”)
15 Sep – 16 Sep
Culture Club BAAS/Rapla County Contemporary Art Centre

There will be music, theatre, and events and performances, which bring contemporary art and literature to the audience. The Culture Festival “Särin” is a two-day music, art, film, literature and theater festival that invites everyone to Rapla to take part of the best artists, atmosphere and inspiration.

Kumu Documentary: “Seed. The Untold Story”
13 Sep
Kumu auditorium

“Seed” reveals the harrowing and heartening story of passionate seed keepers as they wage a David and Goliath battle against chemical seed companies, defending a 12,000 year food legacy.

 

Varekai, Tales of the Forest
14 Sep – 17 Sep
Saku Arena

All Cirque du Soleil’s productions are unique blends, and Varekai is an absolute proof to that. Piecing together all possible genres, arts and disciplines – original music, costumes, set design, choreography, live vocals, video-art and make-up solutions – at their heart these shows still have circus arts in all their manifestations, starting from street performances to high-tech and awe-aspiring aerial acts.

Tallinn Architectural Biennial TAB 2017
13 Sep – 17 Sep
Tallinn

BioTallinn is the theme for TAB 2017 curated by architect, urban designer and ecologist Claudia Pasquero. bioTallinn challenges typical assumptions of what constitutes the boundary between natural and artificial realms. TAB consists of five main events: a symposium, curator’s exhibition, vision contest, exhibition of international architecture schools, and a satellite programme. Discussions, workshops, and excursions taking place in a creative environment create a platform for new contacts.

Autumn Jazz 2017
11 Sep – 03 Nov
Tallinn

Autumn Jazz taking place from 11 September to 3 November will bring the world’s best hang drum player Many Delago and Terry Bozzio’s world’s biggest tuned drum set to Estonia. There will also be other great names coming here so wake up to face the music, jazz friends(pun intended)!