The already traditional Tallinn Maritime Days takes off on July 12 to 14 in three of Tallinn's ports; Old City Harbour (Passenger port), Seaplane Harbour and Noblessner Harbour (or Peetri harbour).
The maritime themed festivals introduces the sea and marine related topics from various different angles. Northern Europe's year-old, modern and exciting marine museum, the Seaplane Harbour
, gives an excellent overview of Estonia's rich maritime history.
The Passenger port is home to the main stage of the festival along with a jazz music area. Noblessner port
offers more intimate events. Both Noblessner and Old City Marina the Old City Harbour welcome seafarers on yachts or sail boats.
The Highlight of the Maritime Days is the visit of mighty sailing ship Krusenstern. The programme also offers already traditional sailing trips between Passenger port and Seaplane Harbour, diverse cultural programme and various activities for the smaller visitors.
Opening note on the Passenger port stage will be given at 5 pm by local singer Siiri Sisask and Estonian National Youth Symphony Orchestra. At 7 pm British guitar virtuoso Jason Carter performs. An all mighty sea battle takes place on the Tallinn Bay between 7 pm and 21 pm.