Europa Cantat XX
27.07 - 05.08.2018 in Tallinn, Estonia
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Europa Cantat is an international choir festival that brings for 10 days together more than 3000 singers and conductors, composers and choral managers from all parts of Europe and several countries in the world. Europa Cantat is really a festival for everyone!
The Conductors' and Composers' Programme
offers warm-ups, seminars, reading sessions, workshops, lectures, round-table discussions and composers' showcase.
The Estonian Song and Dance Celebration, held in Tallinn every five years, assembles one of the world's largest choirs. Up to 30,000 singers typically take part.
Estonia has a population of 1.3 million.
Estonia is one of the most sparsely populated countries in Europe.
There are over 1500 islands, 1000 lakes and 7000 rivers in Estonia.
Estonia was the first country in the world to use online political voting.
The length of the longest day in summer is over 19 hours, while the shortest winter day lasts only six hours.
A 2008 Discovery Channel article rated Tallinn among the world's top 10 cities for free wireless Internet access.
Estonia is the homeland of Skype, Hotmail and KaZaA.
Estonia is home to one of the oldest universities in Europe, the University of Tartu, founded in 1632.
Tallinn was the capital of culture 2011.