For the second year in a row PEN International gives out the New Voices Award. Here is the final three.
Writers, directors and producers can apply for the initiative that helps with the development of international short film projects.
On October 10 and 11 the annual Skaņu Mežs Festival for Adventurous Music and Related Arts will take place in the Daile concert hall in Riga, Latvia.
This is the second time when PEN International gives out the New Voices Award which aims to aspire young writers whose work has already been published but not in the book form. Silvia Urgas is amongst the six nominees this year. Her poetry has been published in two Estonian magazines, Müürileht and Värske Rõhk. Maarja Pärtna interviewed the Estonian PEN Club’s president Kätlin Kaldmaa to find out what is this award about and how did Silvia Urgas’s poetry stand out from the other young authors’ work.
From 2-4 September Cinemateket Oslo and Cinemateket Trondheim will be hosting Estonian Film Days that provides with a selection of some of the best pieces of Estonian cinema.
Screen & Sound Fest is again organizing an international open contest for visualization of music pieces. The registration for filmmakers both professional and amateur is now open and the compositions for this year’s competition available to download.
The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world's biggest club festival and the leading business platform for electronic music, announced the first selection of the more than 2000 artists scheduled to perform during the festival.
A Design Film Festival will take place in Kuldīga, Latvia for the second time on August 1–2, featuring internationally acclaimed documentaries about fashion, painting, photography, architecture and design, including PechaKucha presentations and other art and design related events in the programme as well.
Over 40 entries arrived at Müürileht, from which a six-member jury chose the winners of the competition. It's time to announce the winners and meet the judges who skimmed the 'crème de la crème' of the competition.
After two successful editions, Amsterdam’s international photography fair and festival returns with an elaborate festival programme that celebrates photography in all its forms.
Sohn is not the only big name taking over Palladium Riga's stage this autumn. On November 18th the concert hall will host the first Baltic performance of US singer-songwriter, vocalist and percussionist tUnE-yArDs aka Merrill Garbus. With her unique talent of looping sounds and rhythms into punchy anthems and her playful childlike delivery, Garbus creates a truly memorable live experience that sounds like nothing else.