Seven reasons why you should attend Tallinn Fringe Festival:
1. Unique festive atmosphere
Summer in Estonia is already a lively time to visit Tallinn, and Fringe adds to the fun. Fringe fills multiple venues throughout the city with more than 40 artists who will create a unique, playful, and festive atmosphere in the city. Plus, street performers will fill the Fringe Street programme at the Town Hall Square on August 18-20.
2. World-class performers worldwide
The Fringe programme has more than 200 shows from 20 countries and counting – Australian sword-swallowing side-show freak Samora Squid; fire rope skipping, jazz hula hooper Marianne Vaalimaa from Finland; Gaulier-trained clown Oli Weatherly from the UK, and many more. Some of the best performers in the world are coming to show off their skills in Estonia!
3. A chance to discover Tallinn
Several venues are hosting Tallinn Fringe Festival shows around the city, allowing you to explore the hidden, coolest cultural hotspots in Estonia's capital city. Street performances will take place in Tallinn's Town Hall Square, smack dab in the middle of the city's marvelous medieval Old Town. Then check out the city's hippest neighborhoods — Kalamaja is where you'll find Heldeke! and Uus Laine, Telliskivi hosts Möku and follow the tramline up Kopli to Põhjala Tehas, Tallinn's newest artsy area.
4. One of the most diverse programmes in Tallinn
Tallinn Fringe Festival will have something for everyone. With more than 200 shows in the programme, you can choose between theatre, burlesque, comedy, music performances, feminist stand-up, magic, poetry, dance and much more! It's one of Estonia's largest festivals.