List of music festivals in Estonia

  (Redirected from Viru Säru)

This is an incomplete list of music festivals held yearly in Estonia:

Name Estonian name Location Time Years Link Notes
Amme Rock Vasula July 1997–present
August Blues Festival Augustibluus Haapsalu August 2004–present [1]
Baroque Musique Festival Barokkmuusikafestival Estonian National Opera, Tallinn January/February 2006–present [2]
International Choir Festival Tallinn Koorifestival Tallinn Tallinn April [3] held every two years
Eclectica Tartu beginning of September [4] Avant Garde Culture Festival
Estonian Mixed Choirs' Competition Eesti segakooride võistulaulmine Tartu February 1993–present [5]
Estonian Song Festival Laulupidu Tallinn Song Festival Grounds, Tallinn July 1869–present [6] held every five years
Glasperlenspiel Music Festival Klaaspärlimäng Tartu, Tallinn, Pärnu, Jõhvi, Vormsi June–July 1995–present [7]
Green Christmas Rakvere December 1996–present
Hard Rock Laager Vana-Vigala July 2002–present [8]
Hard Rock Laager Vana-Vigala July 2002–present [9]
Jazzkaar 1990–present
Kuressaare Chamber Music Days Kuressaare Kammermuusika Päevad Kuressaare focused on chamber music
Lelle Alternatiiv Lelle July 2004–present [10]
Music of Seven Cities
MustonenFest
Orient, the Festival of Eastern Music Festival of Eastern Music
Nargen Opera Nargen Festival Tallinn, Naissaar 2006–present Opera music
Pärnu Opera Days Pärnu Opera music
Piano Festival "Captivated by the Piano" Klaverifestival "Klaveri embuses" Tallinn, Kadriorg Palace July 2018–present [11] Festival of piano and chamber music

Genres: classical, cross-over

Plink Plonk Tartu July [12] Indie music festival
Rabarock Järvakandi June 2005–2009, 2011–present [13]
Rock Ramp Viljandi August [14]
Rock Summer Tallinn Song Festival Grounds, Tallinn 1988–1997
Suure-Jaani Music Festival Suure-Jaani Muusikafestival Suure-Jaani 1998–present [15] celebrates the musical works of notable Suure-Jaani residents Artur Kapp, Villem Kapp, Eugen Kapp and Mart Saar
Tallinn JazzOn Tallinn JazzOn Tallinn June 2012–present [16] 1st, free, not commercial open air festival in Tallinn Oldtown. Music genres: Jazz, soul jazz, electro jazz, acid jazz, funk
Tallinn International Organ Festival Tallinn
Tallinn Music Week Tallinn end of March to beginning of April 2009–present Annual showcase music festival.
Tallinn Piano Festival Tallinn
Tartu Jazz Tartu [17]
Tartu Music Days Tartu
Tartu Pop Music Festival Tartu
Viljandi Folk Festival Viljandi Pärimusmuusika Festival Viljandi end of July 1993–present
Viru Folk Käsmu August 2008–present [18]
Viru Säru Viru säru Lääne-Viru County 1986–2008? Folklore festival. About 300-800 participants with about 1000-4000 spectators. Author of idea: dance teacher Maie Orav.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ EE, Eesti entsüklopeedia. [Encyclopedia of Estonia] A-Ü. Tallinn: Valgus. 2003. p. 678. ISBN 9985701410.