Tallinn Design Festival
This autumn, the renowned Estonian design festival will be held again, creating various meeting places for design lovers in different culture-friendly locations around Tallinn. The XI Tallinn Design Festival is coming. The entire city will be involved; everyone can participate as long as they have a spirit of experimentation and curiosity.
During the festival, you can visit high-level exhibitions presenting design, showrooms, galleries, and exhibits by professionals and design schools. There will be an international seminar, Redefining Design, with talks by innovative design experts who give new meaning to the concept of design. The traditional programme of the festival includes the PechaKucha night, auction, workshops for grown-ups and kids, flash talks, film and fashion performances. The festival will culminate in the ceremony for the BRUNO design awards: the gala for the Estonian Design Awardswill be held on 16 September.
You can visit the nominee exhibition at the Viru Keskus shopping centre. Foreign exhibitions will include exhibits from Austria, Portugal, Finland, Korea, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, and a special focus on design in the Baltic Sea region. Renowned foreign guests bring design news from elsewhere in the world, and evaluate local design. Design excursions will be organised for the guests, and social activities will also be taken care of.
The annual design festival in Tallinn will concentrate its most important events between 15 – 18 September. The main venues of the XI Tallinn Design Night Festival are: Creative Hub (Kultuurikatel), Helios cinema and Gallery of Architecture and Design. There will be satellite locations all over the city. Lux Matrix light installations will be featured throughout the city.