Wednesday, July 8, 2009
While Ollesummer starts today in Lauluvaljak, Vana Tallinn (Tallinn old town) will welcome, as if it needed to have a more "middle agy" look, the medieval days (Keskaja Paevad), a festival organised by the Estonian Folk and Craft Union.
If you walk by the old town, you won't be able to miss it:
11.40: opening parade (starts at Viru gate, Viru street)
12.00: opening ceremony (Town Hall Square)
19.00: Grand Medieval Carnival @ Tallinn Town Hall. Performance by Ensemble Tormis (France): dansing, singing, games and other activities (tickets for sale in Piletilevi)
13.00: Long-Bow tournament (Town Hall Square). Lessons in Tallinn City Museum.
Day of walkabouts: excursions on the old town, startingfrom town hall square
in Town Hall Square
10.00 > 18.00 : Craftsmen's market abd workshops. Troubadours and court musicians, jesters and contorsionists.
on Niguliste hill
Masters sharing their wisdom, little knight school, medieval games, medieval football...
Town Council's Pharmacy
Watch pharmacy apprentices at work
Square of Towers
Tallinn flower festival, medieval gardens.