Despite the cold north wind, heavy rain and a temperature of only 11 degrees, nearly 1,500 people came to see the ‘The Songs of Midsummer’ song celebration and concert performance.
The ‘The Mystery of Midsummer Eve’ dance performance that took place yesterday night brought nearly 1,400 dancers from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to Tartu Tamme Stadium. See a summary clip from yesterday’s ‘The Mystery of Midsummer Eve’ performance.
The Gaudeamus international student festival continues today in Tartu, but tickets for tonight's ‘The Mystery of Midsummer Eve’ dance performance have already sold out.
The Tartu municipality decided to give students participating at the 2018 Gaudeamus student festival the right to free public transportation in the city of Tartu from 22 to 24 June, 2018.
takes place on Tamme Stadium, June 23, after “The Mystery of Midsummer Eve“ dance show.
Gaudeamus, the international student song and dance festival will take place in Tartu from 22-24 June, combining lights, music, choral music and dance into a spectacle never seen before in Tartu.
In addition to the 23 June night time dance performance at the Tamme stadium and the 24 June song festival at the Tartu song festival grounds, there are many fun and free performances across town during the festival.
On 22 June, starting at 11 pm, the banks of Emajõe River, the arched bridge and the river will be filled with a spectacular play of light and symphony.
The festival was founded by maestro Alo Ritsing’s father Richard Ritsing, and after a 12-year period, the event now returns to its place of birth.
Starting at 9 p.m. on June 22nd, the Gaudeamus choirs will gather in Kassitoome Valley to light the festival fire and start the mystical torch-lit parade.
The large-scale dance performance "The Mystery of Midsummer Eve“ will take place at 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 23rd at the Tartu Toome Stadium and its director, Renee Nõmmik, promises it will be a nocturnal dance festival dedicated to Midsummer Eve that is filled with tempo, excitement and mystery.
LondonTop chef Ants Uustalu, who has worked in London and now runs the Ööbiku gastronomy farm in Rapla County, has made it his mission to offer the performers at Gaudeamus delicious meals made of good quality local Estonian ingredients.
On 24 June, starting at 16.00, one of the main events of the Gaudeamus festival "The Songs of Midsummer" will be held at the Tartu song festival grounds. The best student choirs of the Baltic States will perform a dynamic selection of songs dedicated to the Midsummer’s festival.
On the invitation of President Kersti Kaljulaid, six European heads of state will arrive in Tartu on June 22 to celebrate the centenary of the Republic of Estonia.
The largest student festival in the Baltic States Gaudeamus will bring over 4 000 high level singers, dancers and musicians to Tartu.
A folk action dedicated to the Valentine's Day and the anniversary of the Republic of Estonia was held around Tartu's Town Hall Square, which filled the square with many kissing students and hugging friends.
Now you can buy tickets to Dance Festival "The Mystery Midsummer's Eve" and to the Song Festival "Midsummer Songs"! Buy your tickets here >>
The event, which is part of the EV100 program, combines light art, music, choral song and dance with a special feature that has never been organized in Tartu before.