UUE – Estonian Contemporary (performance) Art Festival

The event presents the new generation of Estonian artists.

  • 21.2.–25.2.2018

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

Performances 15/12 e
Screening 5 e
Festival pass (incl. 2 performances and screening) 25 e (available until Wed 21 Feb at 18:00)

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 Flo Kasearu’s performance, Café Kiasma, free admission

17:00-18:00 Language cafe, Café Kiasma, free entry
Helja Kirber 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 15/12 e / festival pass 25 e

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 15/12 e / festival pass 25 e

19:00-22:00 Indie Eve Party: SU—MU, Seminaar room – free entry
Come to celebrate the eve of Estonia’s Independence day with us! The evening presents DJ Maarin Myrkky and  SU – MU, an electro-dance, folktronica project that combines psychedelic sounds with balearic dance beats, ethnic percussion and ambient tribal vibes.

Sat, February 24

15:00 Merike Estna’s performance Virgin Red Herring, Kiasma’s lobby

16:00 Maria Metsalu: Mademoiselle x, Kiasma Theatre, tickets 15/12 e / festival pass 25 e

Sun, February 25

14:00 screening, Seminar room, tickets 5 e / festival pass 25 e:
Kristina Norman: Festive Spaces
Theatre NO99: NO55 Ash and Money + Q&A