EESTI PÄEVAD 2018 SYDNEY:  27 – 31 DECEMBER

 

Opening Gala ⋅ Pub Night ⋅ Folk Fest ⋅ Theatre ⋅ Art & crafts exhibition ⋅ Sports Challenges ⋅ Concerts by popular musicians from Estonia ⋅ Children’s Party ⋅ New Years Eve Ball

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FEATURED PERFORMERS

TANEL PADAR & BAND

TANEL PADAR & BAND

Tanel Padar is one of the most popular and most sought after artists in Estonia in recent decades.

Tanel has won more than 20 music awards and has participated in almost every noteworthy Estonian music project over the past 15 years.

In 2001 he won the Eurovision Song Contest together with Dave Benton.

In 2016 he was awarded 2 Gold Records and decorated with the Order of the White Star by the Estonian president Toomas Hendrik Ilves.

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NOËP

NOËP

Electronic-pop act from Tallinn, who is signed to Sony Sweden.

The Estonian newcomer aka singer-producer Andres Kõpper, has already created quite a buzz around both his home country and on an international scale. NOËP has caught the attention of music lovers and industry professionals alike with his tracks reaching millions of plays on Spotify.

His live shows are as attention grabbing and emotive as the recorded music, where Kõpper can be seen armed with a keyboard, laptop and launch pad; transforming himself into a one-man band.

LA LA LADIES

LA LA LADIES

The Estonian female pop line-up La La Ladies has been active for 5 years. The members of the band are Kethi Uibomägi, Inga Tislar & Diana Varik.

The band’s repertoire consists of their own-written songs and electro-swing arrangements of famous hits.

La La Ladies have participated in the Estonian Eurovision Song competition, cooperated with the Estonian fashion label Bastion to create their own clothing line, and are performing in over 100 concerts per year, as well as many TV broadcasts and programs.

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Please note that all event dates and details are subject to change!

Church Service and Official Opening

Martin-Luther-Kirche – 90B Goulburn Street, Sydney

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Art & Crafts Exhibition Opening

Sydney Estonian House

 

02:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Estonian House Archive & “Meie Kodu” Open Day

Sydney Estonian House

02:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Sports Challenges

Newington Armory – Sydney Olympic Park

10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Art & Crafts Exhibition

Sydney Estonian House

10:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Children´s Party

TBC

TBC

Poetry Reading “Muusajüngrid”

Sydney Estonian House

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Estonian Film

Sydney Estonian House

05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Esto Pub Night featuring LA LA LADIES

Sydney Estonian House

07:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Choir/Folk Dance Rehearsals (Performers only)

Sydney Boys High School, Moore Park

10:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Art & Crafts Exhibition

Sydney Estonian House

10:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Estonian Theatre – Family Play with Puppets “Kratimäng”

Sydney Estonian House

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Concert – TANEL PADAR & BAND

Sydney Estonian House

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Art & Crafts Exhibition

Sydney Estonian House

04:00 PM - 08:00 PM

FOLK FEST / RAHVAPIDU

Sydney Boys High School, 556 Cleveland St, Moore Park

11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Concert – NOËP

The Soda Factory – 16 Wentworth Ave, Surry Hills

Venue has an age restriction – 18 years of age or older

06:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Golf

TBC

TBC

AESL Annual Meeting (members only)

Sydney Estonian House

09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Art & Crafts Exhibition

Sydney Estonian House

10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

NEW YEAR’S EVE BALL

Ivy Ballroom – Level 1/320 George St, Sydney

07:00 PM - 02:00 AM

THE OPENING NIGHT GALA WILL BE ONE OF THE MOST MEMORABLE SOCIAL HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FESTIVAL 

Doltone House Darling Island is a spectacular waterfront venue with views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and city skyline.

Ticket price includes a delicious BBQ buffet dinner, as well as performances from our festival musical headliners Tanel Padar, Noëp and La la Ladies, to get a taste of the upcoming full concerts.

It´s a great opportunity to renew old friendships and make new acquaintances.

WARM-HEARTED FAMILY PLAY WITH PUPPETS

Play “Kratimäng” is based on a story “Isand Teodori ettevõtmised” by Estonian writer Edgar Valter.

It’s about a loner named Teodor, who finds a Kratt and decides to open a “lost and found” bureau. And so the adventure begins..

Directed by Margus Kasterpalu.  Performed by Karol Kuntsel and Katrin Pärn.

The play is in Estonian!

FOLK FEST/RAHVAPIDU IS THE ULTIMATE CELEBRATION OF ESTONIAN CULTURE

Experience a fun day of traditional song and dance, perfect for the whole family.

  • Program includes performances from Estonian folk-dance groups and choirs from all over Australia
  • Music by Finnish/ Estonian dance band Salmiakki Pelimannit
  • Handicraft stalls
  • Food & beverages

MAKE THIS YOUR MOST GLAMOROUS NEW YEAR’S EVE

Join us for a gala ball VIP style in the exclusive Ivy Ballroom to celebrate the final countdown to the festival and the year 2018.

Ticket price includes:

  • 3 COURSE DINNER
  • Full entertainment program including performances from TANEL PADAR & BAND, NOËP AND LA LA LADIES
  • Sparkling wine at midnight
  • Dazzling fireworks show displayed live on big screens
  • A breathtaking event space, located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD

 

SHOWCASE YOUR WORK AT THE SYDNEY EESTI PÄEVAD ART AND CRAFT EXHIBITION!

Limited spaces available! Deadline to register is 30th October 2018.

 

To register download and fill the Entry Form and forward it to the following address:

Ingrid Renno, 1 James Place, Goulburn, NSW, 2580 or email: koreneff@bigpond.com

 

SUPPORT US

You can support us and contribute to the Eesti Päevad 2018

 

The Eesti Päevad festival is non-profit and all people and groups involved in organising it are volunteers, who generously give their time and expertise without getting paid.

Organising Sydney Eesti Päevad is very costly, especially considering that Sydney is one of the most expensive cities in the world and, unlike Melbourne and Adelaide, the Sydney Estonian House is unfortunately not big enough to hold some of the main events like the Opening Gala, Rahvapidu or NYE Ball.

The festival’s organising committee is traditionally given a loan from AESL (Council of Estonian Societies in Australia) to get the festival preparations underway and the necessary deposits for venue and equipment hire paid to be able to put together a program. However, this amount is not enough to cover the costs of the festival. Also ticket sales alone only cover around 60% of the festival.

The costs include flights and accommodation for artists and their crew, artists’ fees, venue hire, catering, AV hire, security costs, marketing materials, festival album print, merchandise etc.

We rely on patrons, sponsors, supporters and private donations from passionate members of the Estonian community, to sustain the festival.

 

  • Your support will allow us to continue to promote Estonian culture in Australia.
  • Bequests to the Eesti Päevad 2018, of any amount, can help expand our program and strengthen our financial position to ensure the festival runs as smoothly as possible.
  • Your name will be mentioned in the festival album.

CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP

For businesses we have established corporate sponsorship levels,

offering the opportunity to publicise your organisation’s name through the festival, raising its profile and image.

SYDNEY ESTONIAN HOUSE

 

141 Campbell St,

Surry Hills NSW 2010

Australia

 

 

CONTACT

 

Enquiries:

info@ep2018sydney.com

 

 

 

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