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Estonian Dramaturgy

Andrus Kivirähk’s play is a story about one Estonian family and one homestead. Nowadays funerals are often the only place where all relatives meet....
The Republic of Estonia is turning 100, and to celebrate the occasion, the theatre club “Northern lights” decides to put on a musical dedicated to the Freedom War called “Homeland Sparrows”. Unfortunately not much has changed in Estonian life over the past century: if men back in...
In the summer of 2016, Mari-Liis Lill and Paavo Piik visited the village of Verkhne-Suetuk in Siberia. This is one of the last permanently settled Estonian villages in Russia. A school operates in the village where it is possible to learn Estonian. By interviewing younger and old...
While in music mezzo forte means semi-loud, then “Forest forte” / “Metsa forte” is very loud and passionate, even operatic in tone, and it’s used to talk about the future of the Estonian forests. The play is accompanied by a string orchestra, conducted by Tõnu Kaljuste....
A man and a woman have worked on foreign missions together. One of the missions goes awry and it leads to questions that demand answers. This is a story about love, betrayal and ties that are not easy to unentwine. They say that there are no random encounters. This could mea...
In his day, Mati Unt staged the play Witching Hour on Jannseni Street at the Koidula House Museum in Pärnu, where at the will of the author, Lydia Koidula and Aino Kallas met. It seemed like a terrific idea to now, in turn, put Unt and Tammsaare together into one room – the homes...
“Even as I read the first letters, I sensed that this was an extraordinary testimonial – precisely in its unfalsified simplicity and ordinariness. You cannot make up letters like that. Like you cannot at all make up life that we live day to day and year to year without knowing wh...
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