UUE – Estonian Contemporary (performance) Art Festival

21.02.2018 - 25.02.2018

A chance to meet the young, unprejudiced, thought-provoking and professional artists from Estonia!

Wed, February 21 – Sun, February 25, 2018

Performances 15/12e
Screening 5e
Festival pass (incl. 2 performances and screening) 25e
Ticket sales starts in January 2018

UUE-festival celebrates Estonia’s 100th anniversary by presenting the new artistic generation.


Wed, February 21
11:00 Anu Allas & Maria Arusoo: An introduction to Estonian performing arts history
, Seminar room, free entry
This lecture and screening, presented by curators Anu Allas (Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn) and Maria Arusoo (Center for Contemporary Arts, Estonia), provides a context for UUE festival projects through a survey of key moments in the history of Estonian performance art since the late 1960s.
17:00-18:00 Language cafe, Café Kiasma, free entry
Järvi Lipasti from Tuglas society teaches some basics of the Estonian language to the Finnish writer Rosa Liksom.
19:00 Iggy Lond Malmborg: Physics & Phantasma, Kiasma Theatre, tickets 15/12e / festival pass 25e

Thu, February 22
17:00 Flo Kasearu Artist talk
, Seminaar room, free entry
Estonian artist Flo Kasearu talks about her art. Her works are currently presented at Kiasma’s exhibition.

Fri, February 23
18:00 Maria Metsalu: Mademoiselle x
, Kiasma Theatre, tickets 15/12e / festival pass 25e
19:00-22:00 Indie Eve Party: SU—MU, Seminaar room – free entry
Come to celebrate Estonia’s independence day with us! The evening presents SU – MU, an electro-dance, folktronica project that combines psychedelic sounds with balearic dance beats, ethnic percussion and ambient tribal vibes.

Sat, February 24
16 Maria Metsalu: Mademoiselle x, Kiasma Theatre, tickets 15/12e / festival pass 25e

Sun, February 25
14 screening, Seminar room, tickets 5e / festival pass 25e:
Kristina Norman: Festive Spaces
Theatre NO99: NO55 Ash and Money + Q&A