During the EUROPA CANTAT festival, the afternoons and evenings will be filled with hundreds of concerts all around the city and the country! The highlights will of course be the Opening Ceremony on July 28th at the Freedom Square and the big concert “Happy Birthday, Estonia!” on the Song Celebration Ground on August 3rd. In the late evening of July 30th the courtyards and streets of the Old Town will be filled with music and choral singing at the Night of Choirs (KooriÖÖ) and on August 1st the Culture Cauldron will turn into a pathway through choirs all over the world as there will be held the Promenade Concert!

In the afternoon there will be choir to choir concerts and concerts at the Old Town Square by choirs participating in the festival in churches and concert venues in Tallinn and also in Tartu, Pärnu, Rapla, Haapsalu, Türi, Rakvere, Keila, Viimsi, Loo, Kose, Rae and Laagri. The concerts in the afternoons will be free of charge.

Every evening there will be some special concerts with invited choirs and ensembles from Estonia and abroad - for example the Estonian National Male Choir, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, youth choir Maska (Latvia), The Swingles (UK), Rock 'n' Rollator Show (Germany) and many more.

The exact special concerts programme and information about the tickets will be published in May 2018.

Photo: Urmas Luik