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November 2010

 

Finland: Fairy-tale Day with Andrus Kivirähk

Estonian House in Helsinki
Suvilahti, Sörnäisten rantatie 22 Helsinki Finland
27.11.2010 14:00 - 15:30

Fairy-tale Saturdays welcome all children and childish adults, in order to meet Estonian children’s writers, read and listen to fairy-tales together, sing, draw and make something new and exciting every time. This time our guest is Andrus Kivirähk.

Finland: St Martin's Day Fair in Helsinki

Cable Factory
Tallberginkatu 1 C 15 Helsinki Finland
20.11.2010 10:00 - 21.11.2010 18:00

St Martin's Day Fair (Martin markkinat) is the biggest event concerning Estonia in Finland. This year's logo is "Culture Invites!" ("Kulttuuri kutsuu!") and the main topic is Tallinn - European capital of culture 2011. Various side programmes offer concerts and seminars elsewhere in Helsinki.

Finland: Countdown of Days

Cable Factory
Tallberginkatu 1 C 15 Helsinki Finland
20.11.2010 - 21.11.2010

Finland: Countdown of Days

Estonian House in Helsinki
Suvilahti, Sörnäisten rantatie 22 Helsinki Finland
18.01.2011 - 31.03.2011

Finland: Countdown of Days

Turku City Library
Linnankatu 2 Turku Finland
05.05.2011 - 14.07.2011

Finland: Countdown of Days

National Library of Estonia
Tõnismägi 2 15189 Tallinn Tallinn Estonia
01.09.2011 - 30.09.2011

The photographic exhibition "Countdown of Days" shows events in 2010 within the framework of "52 surprises and ideas", organised by the Foundation Tallinn 2011. The diverse weekly events counted days until the year 2011 when Tallinn and Turku became European culture capitals.

Finland: Celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Estonian Institute in Finland

Cable Factory
Tallberginkatu 1 C 15 Helsinki Finland
19.11.2010 16:30 - 21.11.2010 18:00

This autumn, the Estonian Institute in Finland celebrates its anniversary. On 10 October 15 years ago President Lennart Meri opened the first cultural institute outside Estonia.

France: conference of Estonian and Finnish science fiction in Paris

Finnish Institute in Paris
60, rue des Ecoles, 75005 Paris Pariis France
19.11.2010 14:00 - 20.11.2010 19:30

The conference is titled "Science Fiction in Estonia and Finland." Papers are presented by Estonian, Finnish and French literary critics and translators. Estonia is represented by Jaak Tomberg, Andrus Org, Sven Vabar and Indrek Hargla.

Hungary: Launch of the Hungarian translation of Sofi Oksanen’s Purge

Alexandra Bookshop
Alexandra Könyvesház 1075 Budapest, Károly körút 3/C Budapest Hungary
16.11.2010 18:00 - 20:00

Launch of Sofi Oksanen's novel "Purge" in Hungarian. Speakers include the translator Éva Pap and the Estonian honorary consul in Hungarian, the historian András Bereczki. Moderator Ildikó Sirató from the Hungarian National Library.

Finland: Exhibition Bread is the Master of a Farm

Tampere-Tartu Society
Suvantokatu 13 Tampere Finland
15.11.2010 18:00 - 26.11.2010 18:00

The exhibition introduces Estonians’ national symbols, rye and rye bread, and offers an overview of rye-growing and how rye bread arrived on out table.

Finland: Fairy-tale Day with Leelo Tungal

Estonian House in Helsinki
Suvilahti, Sörnäisten rantatie 22 Helsinki Finland
13.11.2010 14:00 - 15:30

The Fairy-tale Saturdays welcome all children and the childish, in order to meet Estonian children's writers, to read and listen to fairy-tales together, sing, draw and make something new and exciting every time. This time the guest is Leelo Tungal.

Hungary: Film Club. Encounter with the Unknown

Estonian Institute in Hungary
Falk M. u. 22. fe. 2 Budapest Hungary
08.11.2010 19:00 - 21:00

The Estonian Institute Film Club presents Jaak Kilmi's film "Encounter with the Unknown". Cast: Tiit Sukk, Raivo E. Tamm, Peeter Oja, Maria Avdjuško, Ülle Kaljuste, Lembit Ulfsak, Andrus Vaarik and Heino Torga.

Finland: design_estonia

Estonian House Gallery
Sörnäisten rantatie 22, Suvilahti Helsinki Finland
20.09.2010 - 20.12.2010

An overview exhibition of prominent Estonian designers, such as Tarmo Luisk, Monika Järg, Pavel Sidorenko, Kalli Sein, Igor Volkov and Jaanus Orgusaar.

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