TOP 10 nature concerts this summer

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Last updated 21.07.2016

TOP 10 nature concerts this summer

Source: Magnus Heinmets

As leaves turn green and bees emerge from winter sleep, people across Estonia open their windows and hearts ready to welcome another beautiful and eventful summer ahead featuring a range of atmospheric concerts and bustling summer festivals. Follow the locals to some of the most beautiful wilderness locations in Estonia to enjoy a variety of classical, indie and Nordic folk music this summer.

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Kihnu Sea Party

Pärnu maakond, Lemsi küla

08.07.2016 - 10.07.2016

Annual festival dedicated to the traditional culture of the tiny Kihnu island. The programme features concerts, workshops, traditional Kihnu run and a fair where visitors can purchase some awesome patterns to show off back at home.

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Seto Kingdom Day

Põlva maakond, Värska alevik

06.08.2016 - 06.08.2016

Seto Kingdom Day is the annual gathering of the indigenous Seto people. This is a fun day of Seto music and dancing, culminating with the election of Peko, the Seto King.

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8

Mustjala Festival

Saare maakond, Mustjala küla

14.07.2016 - 16.07.2016

Classical music festival invites visitors to the breathtaking virgin nature of Estonia’s largest island of Saaremaa. Concerts take place in churches, the picturesque Tagaranna fishing village, Loona and Pidula manors and Ninase holiday village.

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The sea, music and ancient lights

Ida-Viru maakond, Toila alevik

27.08.2016 - 27.08.2016

The night of ancient lights sees the Baltic Sea coast covered in lights to celebrate the unity of the regional coastal nations. To celebrate this old Nordic tradition, a range of fire sculptures are lit up at the scenic northern Estonian coastal town of Toila at 21.30 pm.

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6

Suure-Jaani Music Festival

Throughout Estonia

17.06.2016 - 23.06.2016

Witness Estonia's famous white night at this Midsummers Eve celebration, where you can listen to traditional Estonian music and take part in afternoon workshops. For many years the most anticipated event of the festival programme has been the sunrise concert on Hüpassaare bog island, which takes place at 3.00 am on 23 June.  

5

Kabli Sunset Festival

Pärnu maakond, Kabli küla

01.07.2016 - 31.07.2016

Join in on a genuine Estonian village party at this traditional culture festival held in the small beach town of Kabli. The festival programme focuses on jazz, elegant salon evenings, literary and film events.

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4

Intsikurmu Music Festival

Põlva maakond, Põlva linn

05.08.2016 - 06.08.2016

Intsikurmu Music Festival invites indie music lovers to rediscover their roots in the nature. Charged with incredible ancient energy, the festival is held under tall trees of southern Estonia, proving as pleasant to the eye as to the ear. The weekend programme features top notch local acts and cool video installations.

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3

Viru Folk

Lääne-Viru maakond, Käsmu küla

12.08.2016 - 14.08.2016

The picturesque northern Estonian fishermen village of Käsmu puts on a dense and exciting programme of wonderful musical moments in a relaxing atmosphere. Here you can enjoy the best of Nordic folk music, with the headliners each year including the best of local and Scandinavian folk musicians. Moreover, visitors are welcome to participate in poetry nights and learn about the culture and nature of the area through video installations. In addition to great music, the festival boasts outdoor cafés, ice cream stands and a childrens' play area.

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2

Schilling Festival of Beautiful Music

Pärnu maakond, Kilingi-Nõmme linn

02.07.2016 - 02.07.2016

Chilled out and family friendly indie music festival in a cute southern Estonian small town of Kilingi-Nõmme draws in a mixed crowd of music lovers. The festival is best know for introducing the up and coming new bands and established local artists, with the bonus of a range of international acts. Headliners will be announced closer to the festival date.

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Leigo Lake Music Festival

Valga maakond, Lutike küla

05.08.2016 - 06.08.2016

The Leigo Lake Music Festival is a perfect example of how to unite nature and music to create a truly memorable concert experience. Concerts on a variety of stages showcase music from classical to rock, with the summer's evening culminating in a Leigo-style firework display.

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Last updated 21.07.2016

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