Summer events in Pärnu

FOTO: Urmas Luik / Pärnu Postimees


JUNE

Wednesday, 16th June
6 pm: Popular Park Concert. Folk dance group Selts Kajakas. Children’s Park.
7:30 pm: Rääma Blue - folk/pop, blues. Yacht Club.

Thursday, 17th June
4 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
7 pm: Three Russian Basso Profundos: Vladimir Miller, Mihhail Kruglov, and Sergei Kotšetov. Pärnu Concert Hall.
7 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.

Friday, 18th June
4 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
7 pm: Summer Inauguration Concert. Ensemble Animatino. Citi Pub.
7 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
8 pm: VIII Pärnu Organ Festival. Ene Salumäe (organ). Programme includes Bach. Elizabeth Church.
9:30 pm: Endla Jazz Club. Theatre Cafe.

19th-27th June
BlueSail24. Estonian Cup competition events. Races will take place on the river, are easy to watch and very exciting. Port Aquatorium.

Saturday, 19th June
1 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
1 pm: “Kotu”. Täna va’Theatre performance for children. Based on A. Jurin’s book. Director Meelis Sarv, artist Tiina Tõnismäe. Sepa Pub courtyard.
4 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.

Sunday, 20th June
11 am: Beach People’s Race. Pärnu Beach.
1 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
2 pm: Pärnu Blues Club. Blues Picnic. Pärnu Art School garden.
4 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
4 pm: Opening of the Beach Park. Ceremonial opening of the renovated Beach Park with the Pärnu City Orchestra. Beach Park.

21st-25th June
Sand Sculpture Festival. Participants include sculptors from Finland, Latvia and Estonia, famous and recognised artists from Pärnu and Pärnu County as well as art schools. Pärnu Central Beach.

Monday, 21st June
11 pm: Summer Inauguration Party, “Hello Pärnu Summer 2010!” DJs Kristo Kiisk, Erdi Naber, Vardo Rohtmets, Tarmo Tegova. Mirage Club.

22nd-23rd June
Midsummer Bonfire. Paikuse Rural Municipality and Reiu Holiday Centre Midsummer Bonfire – band for dancing, games for children, large bonfire. Reiu Holiday Centre.

Tuesday, 22nd June
6 pm: Rääma Park Midsummer Bonfire. At 8 pm, the Midsummer bonfire will be lit to the accompaniment of an incantation, which will be followed by a village party with popular competitive games. Rääma Park.
8 pm: Väikeste Lõõtspillide Ühing. Pärnu Yacht Club.
8 pm: Raeküla Midsummer Bonfire. Raeküla Beach,
11 pm: “Summer Feeling”. Mirage DJ Team. Mirage Club.

Wednesday, 23rd June
7 pm: Midsummer Bonfire. The Midsummer Bonfire is always an anticipated and popular event, regardless of the weather. This time, Piccolo Folk will play for dancing, the folk dance group Nooruse Vöö will perform, and the event will be hosted by Kaie Seger. Of course, a Midsummer Bonfire will be lit and various competitions and games will take place. Youth House.
7:30 pm: Midsummer’s Day Party. Dance music by Seljanka. Pärnu Yacht Club.
11 pm: Midsummer’s Eve at Club Mirage. Special Midsummer’s Eve programme. DJ Kristo Kiisk and DJ Erdi Naber. Mirage Club.

Thursday, 24th June
4 pm: Pilgrimage to New Jerusalem in Raeküla. On the way, 14 stops in historical Pärnu sanctuaries. Texts from the Gospel will be sung in traditional Estonian folk style by Astrid Böning, Eike Vellend and the ecumenical Pärnu Women’s Choir. Elizabeth Church.
4 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
6 pm: Opening of the HanseArt exhibition. Pärnu Central Library.
7 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
9:30 pm: Opening ceremony of the 30th International Hanseatic Days. Old Port pier.
9 pm: Midsummer’s Day After Party. The mood will be created by amateur performers. Kuursaal.
10 pm: Dances of the Brotherhood of the Black Heads. Dances, music and martial arts from the 16th century. Vallikäär.
11 pm: Theatrical walk “Medieval Pärnu”. The participants in the walk include the Pärnu Association of Guides, Häädemeeste Theatre Group, and Täna va'Theatre. Vicinity of the Tallinn Gates.
11 pm: Video Disco. VJ Vardo Rohtmets. Mirage Club.
12:30 am: Special Pärnu Opera programme. Arias and scenes from popular operas. Old Town Courtyard.

Friday, 25th June
9 am: Mass. Elizabeth Church.
9 am-6 pm: Green Market. Hommiku 2a courtyard.
11 am: Opening of the Hanseatic Days’ Medieval Market. Dance performance. Director Erki Melts. Performers from the Erki Dance Studio. Vicinity of the Tallinn Gates.
11 am-8 pm: Pärnu Hanseatic Days’ Medieval Market.Vallikäär Meadow.
11 am-6 pm: Hanseatic Market. Tents of the Hanseatic Cities in the Pärnu city streets.
11 am-6 pm: Book Market. In front of the Central Library.
12 noon: Opening of the International Lace Exhibition. Performance by folklore ensemble Salme Naesed. Finnish Latvian and Russian lace makers will participate as guests in the exhibition. During the exhibition, Russian lace maker Jelena Gorbunova will also conduct a master class. Kuninga Street Basic School.
3 pm: Sand Sculpture Festival. Presentation of completed sculptures. Sand Sculpture Festival. Presentation of completed sculptures. Pärnu Beach.
4 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
5 pm: Künstlertreff. “Gathering” of Hanseatic artists and meeting with Pärnu artists. Opening of the exhibition “<613>”. Pärnu Artists’ House
6 pm: Performance by the Sensatsiooniline Tartu Kevadbänd. Artists’ House.
6 pm: Performance by Noorkuu, warm-up band, Greip. Vallikäär.
7 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
8 pm: “Bells in the Organ”. Ines Maidre (organ/Norway). Programme includes Bach. Elizabeth Church.
9 pm: “Little Night Music”. Harry Traksmann (violin), Olga Voronova (violin), Laur Eensalu (viola), and Leho Karin (cello). Chamber Hall of the Pärnu Concert Hall.
9 pm: Evening Prayer. Evening Prayer. Elizabeth Church.
9:30 pm: Endla Jazz Club. Theatre Cafe.
10 pm: Song Festival 110. Formal ceremony and parade of choirs. Old Park.
11 pm: “Mirage Sunshine Hits”. DJ Kristo Kiisk and DJ Erdi Naber. Mirage Club.
11 pm: “Inside the Flows of Time”. Choral Gala of the Pärnu Song Festival’s 110th Jubilee. Amphitheatre of the Tartu University Pärnu College.
11:30 pm: Theatrical walk “Medieval Pärnu”. The participants in the walk include the Pärnu Association of Guides, Häädemeeste Theatre Group, and Täna va’Theatre. Vicinity of the Tallinn Gates.
12:30 am: Special Pärnu Opera programme. Arias and scenes from popular operas. Old Town Courtyard.

Saturday, 26th June
9 am-6 pm: Green Market. Hommiku 2a courtyard.
10 am-8 pm: Pärnu Hanseatic Days’ Medieval Market. Vallikäär Meadow
10 am-6 pm: Hanseatic Market. Tents of the Hanseatic Cities in the Pärnu city streets.
10 am-6 pm: Book Market. In front of the Central Library.
12 noon: “Playing is the Work of Small People”. Children’s dance performance. Vallikäär.
1 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
2 pm: “Ronja, the Bandit’s Daughter”. Family musical performance. Endla Theatre.
2 pm: International Lace Exhibition. Performance by song society Mõnus. Kuninga Street Basic School
2 pm: Great All-Night Knitting. An all-night knitting marathon kicks off. Guild Garden.
3 pm: Air Surfing Show. Pärnu Beach.
4 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2
5 pm: Great Dance Performance. Participants include the following folk dance groups: Tuurit–Tuurit (Pärnu), Vabajalg (Viljandi), Kägara (Pärnu), Jõõpre Vallatud (Pärnu County), Auto (Pärnu). Also participating are a women’s choir, musicians, break dancers, and children from Pärnu and Pärnu County. Director Eneli Rüütli; Musical Director Ülle Jantson. Vallikäär.
7 pm: Pärnu City Orchestra. Conductor Jüri Alperten. Vallikäär.
8 pm: Jaanus Torrim (organ). Elizabeth Church.
9:30 pm: Performance by the band Oort. Vallikäär.
11 pm: “Mirage Dance Party”. DJ Tarmo Tegova. Mirage Club.
11 pm: Performance “Dance Machine”. Guild Garden.
12:30 am: Special Pärnu Opera programme. Arias and scenes from popular operas. Old Town Courtyard.

Sunday, 27th June
10 am-5 pm: Green Market. Hommiku 2a courtyard.
10 am-2 pm: Pärnu Hanseatic Days’ Medieval Market . Vallikäär Meadow.
10 am-6 pm: Hanseatic Market. Tents of the Hanseatic Cities in the Pärnu city streets.
10 am:-6 pm: Book Market. In front of the Central Library.
10 am: Ecumenical service. Elizabeth Church.
12 noon: “My Home is a Land of Song”. 15th Anniversary Concert of the Estonian Veterans’ Pärnu Association Men’s Choir. Conductor Helle Kullamaa. Pärnu City Hall.
12 noon: Introduction of the new baroque organ under construction. Organ master Hardo Kriisa will provide information. Elizabeth Church.
1 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
2 pm: Closing of the Hanseatic Days. Vallikäär.
2 pm: Pärnu Blues Club Blues Picnic. Pärnu Art School garden.
4 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
6 pm: Mass. Elizabeth Church.
8 pm: “Rae Promenade 2010”. Vanemuise String Quartet and Margus Vahemets (clarinet). Town Council Courtyard.
11 pm: “Everybody Dance Now!” Mirage DJ Team. Mirage Club.

28th June-4th July
Pärnu IX City Painters’ Symposium. Special works of art depicting Pärnu shall be produced and displayed in an exhibition. Artists’ House.

Wednesday, 30th June
6 pm: Popular Park Concert. Folklore groups Auto and Cantelo. Children’s Park.
7:30 pm: La-De-Da – 60s pop/rock. Yacht Club.

JULY

1st-4th July
Pärnu Summer Cup 2010. International Youth Football Tournament at the Pärnu, Sindi, and Paikuse Stadiums.

Thursday, 1st July
4 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
6 pm: Band concert. Koidula Park.
7 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
8 pm: “America!” Percussion duo Double Stroke. Chamber Hall of the Pärnu Concert Hall.
9 pm: “Three in a Pair!” Täna va´Theatre’s new production. Satirical songs, musical interludes, romantic tunes, and sketches will be performed by Peeter Kaljumäe and Meelis Sarv. Sepa Pub courtyard.

Friday, 2nd July
4 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
7 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
8 pm: VIII Pärnu Organ Festival. Aabi Ausmaa (trombone) and Piret Aidulo (organ). Programme includes: Bach. Elizabeth Church.
8 pm: Ensemble Kirtana rasa. Yacht Club.
9:30 pm: Endla Jazz Club. Theatre Cafe.

Saturday, 3rd July
1 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
1 pm: D. Bisset. “The Lazy King and Clever Spider”. Täna va’Theatre performance for children. Sepa Pub courtyard.
4 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
6 pm: Concert "Tribute to Valgre” subtitled “Those Old Love Letters”, Ammende Villa Garden.

4th July-25th July
XXIV Pärnu Film Festival

Sunday, 4th July
1 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
2 pm: Pärnu Blues Club Blues Picnic. Pärnu Art School garden.
4 pm: Circus Tour performance in the square in front of Port Artur 2.
8 pm: “Rae Promenade 2010”. Hardo Killing (flute), Kristel Laas (accordion), Aare Tammesalu (cello). Town Council Courtyard.

5th-31st July
David Oistrakh Festival

Tuesday, 6th July
8 pm: “Let’s Dance on the Street, Vol. 2”. Director Erki Melts. Jakobson Park.

Wednesday, 7th July
6 pm: Popular Park Concert. Folk dance group Kaasike. Children’s Park.
7:30 pm: Blues Club band – blues. Yacht Club.
8 pm: Pärnu Rae Music. Opus nr Zoo: Leonora Palu (flute), Anna Šulitšenko (oboe), Edmunds Altmanis (clarinet), Tarmo Velmet (bassoon), Jan Pentšuk (French horn). Pärnu City Hall.
8 pm: Jääorgan. Ulla Krigul (organ) and ensemble Jäääär. Elizabeth Church.

Thursday, 8th July
7 pm: Flaubert. “Madame Bovary”. Director Tiit Palu. Starring Piret Laurimaa and Jaan Rekkor. Endla Theatre.
6 pm: Band concert. Koidula Park.
8 pm: JääOrgan. Ulla Krigul (organ) and ensemble Jäääär. Elizabeth Church.

Friday, 9th July
7 pm: “Pärnu Opera Days 2010”: A. Borodin. “Prince Igor”. Opera in two acts with a prologue and epilogue. Belarus State Academic Grand Opera and Ballet Theatre. Pärnu Concert Hall.
7 pm: “Raimonds”. Musical performance (last performance). Endla Theatre.
8 pm: VIII Pärnu Organ Festival. Elke Unt (organ). Programme includes Bach. Elizabeth Church.
11 pm: “Warmduscher – Foam Party”. Headliner, The Prophet (Netherlands), DJs Kristjan Hirmo, Kolzar, DeeJay AAV, Meri & more. Sunset Club.

Saturday, 10th July
11 am: 3ON3. Fourth match of the Estonian Street Basketball Championship. Kaubamajaka car park.
1 pm: “Kotu”. Täna va’Theatre children’s performance. Based on A. Jurin’s book. Sepa Pub courtyard.
7 pm: “Pärnu Opera Days 2010”: A. Borodin. “Prince Igor”. Opera in two acts with a prologue and epilogue. Belarus State Academic Grand Opera and Ballet Theatre. Pärnu Concert Hall
7 pm: “Don’t’ Worry, Dear” Comedy. Endla Theatre.
8 pm: “The Piano Comes to Visit”. Rein Rannap and Mihkel Mattiisen. Elizabeth Church.
8 pm: Yacht Club house musicians. Yacht Club.

Sunday, 11th July
12 noon: International Folklore Festival BALTICA 2010 Pärnu Assembly. Children’s Park.
12 noon: Beach Basketball. Games in the water. Pärnu Beach.
2 pm: Pärnu Blues Club Blues Picnic. Pärnu Art School garden.
5 pm: “Pärnumaa pirand”. International Folklore Festival BALTICA 2010 concert. Performances by Estonian folklore groups and festival guests. Pärnu Concert Hall.
7 pm: “Ronja, the Bandit’s Daughter”. Family musical performance. Endla Theatre.
8 pm: “Rae Promenade 2010”. Indrek Palu (violin) and Marek Talts (guitar). Town Council Courtyard.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Mad Scenes in Popular Operas, Vol. I”. Old Town Courtyard.

Tuesday, 13th July
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Mad Scenes in Popular Operas, Vol. I”. Old Town Courtyard.

Wednesday, 14th July
6 pm: Popular Park Concert. Folklore group Kägara and Koidula Secondary School dancers. Children’s Park.
7 pm: “Ballet Master”. Pseudo-historical thriller. Küüni Hall of the Endla Theatre.
8 pm: “Friendly Songs”. Bonzo, Riho Sibul, Alari Piispea. Ammende Villa.
8 pm: Pärnu Rae Music. “Strings in the Summer Night”. Pärnu City Orchestra. Conductor Jüri Alperten. Concertmaster Arvo Leibur. Programme includes Pärt, Mozart, Tobias, and Elgar. Pärnu City Hall.

Thursday, 15th July
6 pm: Band concert. Koidula Park.
7 pm: “The Beginning”. Concert drama. Küüni Hall of the Endla Theatre.
8 pm: Vocal ensemble Anima (St. Petersburg). Chamber Hall of the Pärnu Concert Hall.
9 pm: “Three in a Pair!” Täna va´Theatre’s new production. Sepa Pub courtyard.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Mad Scenes in Popular Operas, Vol. I”. Old Town Courtyard.

Friday, 16th July
9 am-6 pm: Green Market. Hommiku 2a courtyard
7 pm: Flaubert. “Madame Bovary”. Endla Theatre.
8 pm: VIII Pärnu Organ Festival. Virgo Veldi (saxophone) and Ines Maidre (organ). Elizabeth Church.
9:30 pm: Endla Jazz Club. Theatre Cafe.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Bach in Pärnu”. Old Town Courtyard.

17th-25th July
Para-Summer 2010 sports and recreation camp organised by the Estonian Parachutists Club. Pärnu Airport.

Saturday, 17th July
9 am-6 pm: Green Market. Hommiku 2a courtyard.
10 am: Pärnu International Dog Show 2010. Raeküla Stadium.
1 pm: D. Bisset. “The Lazy King and Clever Spider”. Täna va´ Theatre’s performance for children. Sepa Pub courtyard.
7 pm: “Tiramisu”. Candid play about women. Endla Theatre.
8 pm: Yacht Club house musicians. Yacht Club.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Hans in Pärnu”. Music of insomniacs. Old Town Courtyard.

Sunday, 18th July
9 am-6 pm: Green Market. Hommiku 2a courtyard.
2 pm: Pärnu Blues Club Blues Picnic. Pärnu Art School garden.
7 pm: “Testosterone”. Hormonal comedy. Endla Theatre.
8 pm: “Rae Promenade 2010”. Sander Szabo (guitar/Hungary). Town Council Courtyard.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Woman?!” Repoo-opera. Old Town Courtyard.

Monday, 19th July
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. Summer Arias. Kai Kallastu (soprano) and Andrus Kallastu (piano). Old Town Courtyard.

Tuesday, 20th July
8 pm: “Let’s Dance in the Street, Vol. 2”. Director Erki Melts. Jakobson Park.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Woman?!” Repoo-opera. Old Town Courtyard.

Wednesday, 21st July
6 pm: Popular Park Concert. Folk dance groups Mesilased and Räämakad. Children’s Park.
7 pm: “Rebels”. Travelogue. Küüni Hall of the Endla Theatre.
7:30 pm: Indrek Palu/Marek Talts - boss nova/film music classics. Yacht Club.
8 pm: Pärnu Rae Music. Mati Turi (vocal), Martti Raide (piano). Pärnu City Hall.

Thursday, 22nd July
1 pm: Beach aerobics and dance instructions. Pärnu Beach.
5 pm: Popular concert. Performances by dance groups. Children’s Park.
6 pm: Show dance concert. Hommiku 2a courtyard.
6 pm: Band concert. Koidula Park.
7 pm: Street dancers (hip-hop, street, break, etc.). Munamäe Park.
7 pm: “Thirst”. Drama. Küüni Hall of the Endla Theatre.
8 pm: “L’Estro Armonico”. Tallinn Guitar Quartet. Chamber Hall of the Pärnu Concert Hall.
9 pm: Evening dance performance. Pärnu Beach.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Woman?!” Repoo-opera. Old Town Courtyard.
11 pm: Selection of the best show dance duo. Preliminary round. Sunset Club.

Friday, 23rd July
1 pm: Beach aerobics and dance instructions. Pärnu Beach.
5 pm: Popular concert. Performances by dance groups. Children’s Park.
6 pm: Show dance concert. Hommiku 2a courtyard.
7 pm: Street dancers (hip-hop, street, break, etc.). Munamäe Park.
7 pm: “Don’t Worry Dear!” Comedy. Küüni Hall of the Endla Theatre.
9 pm: Evening dance performance. Pärnu Beach.
8 pm: VIII Pärnu Organ Festival. Jaanus Torrim (organ). Programme includes Bach, Torrim. Elizabeth Church.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Bach in Pärnu”. Andrus Kallastu recommends. Old Town Courtyard.
11 pm: Selection of the best show dance duo. Semi-final. Sunset Club.

Saturday, 24th July
1 pm: “Kotu”. Täna va´ Theatre’s children’s performance. Based on A. Jurin’s book. Sepa Pub courtyard.
2:30 pm: “Pärnu Dances on the Sea, Land, and in the Air.” Grand concert. Pärnu Beach.
7 pm: Flaubert. “Madame Bovary”. Endla Theatre.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Hans in Pärnu. Music for insomniacs. Old Town Courtyard.
11 pm: Sunset Club Selection of the best show dance duo. Final

Sunday, 25th July
2 pm: Pärnu Blues Club Blues Picnic. Pärnu Art School garden.
7 pm: “Struck with Darkness”. Thriller. Endla Theatre.
8 pm: Rae Promenade 2010. Arvo Leibur (violin), Heiki Mätlik (guitar), Terje Terasmaa (xylophone). Town Council Courtyard.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Mad Scenes in Popular Operas, Vol. II”. Old Town Courtyard.

Monday, 26th July
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. Summer Arias. Monika Helme (soprano), Andrus Kallastu (piano). Old Town Courtyard.
4 pm: Tiffinu Boys’ Choir (UK) concert. Elizabeth Church.

Tuesday, 27th July
8 pm: “Let’s Dance in the Street, Vol. 2”. Director Erki Melts. Jakobson Park
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Mad Scenes in Popular Operas, Vol. II”. Old Town Courtyard.

Wednesday, 28th July
6 pm: Popular Park Concert. Folklore groups Jõõpre Vallatud and Hoiuspuu. Children’s Park.
7 pm: “First Kisses”. A love story. Küüni Hall of the Endla Theatre.
7:30 pm: Kalev Koidu Blues Band – delta blues. Yacht Club.
8 pm: Concert series: “Pärnu Rae Music”. Mendelssohn Octet. Tobiase String Quartet and Tartu String Quartet. Pärnu City Hall.

Thursday, 29th July
6 pm: Band concert. Koidula Park.
7 pm: “The Beginning”. Concert drama. Küüni Hall of the Endla Theatre.
9 pm: “Three in a Pair!” Täna va´Theatre’s new production. Satirical songs, musical interludes, romantic tunes and sketches will be performed by Peeter Kaljumäe and Meelis Sarv. Sepa Pub courtyard.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Mad Scenes in Popular Operas, Vol. II”. Old Town Courtyard.

Friday, 30th July
11 am: Harmonica Competition: Baltic-Nordic OPEN performances. Kuursaal.
7 pm: Open-air concert. Ensemble Jäääär. Reiu Holiday Centre.
7 pm: Flaubert. “Madame Bovary”. Endla Theatre
7 pm: Formal opening concert of the Pärnu Harmonic Festival: Baltic-Nordic Harmonica. Pärnu Concert Hall.
8 pm: Pierre Pincemaille (organ, France). Elizabeth Church.
9:30 pm: Endla Jazz Club. Theatre Cafe.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Bach in Pärnu”. Old Town Courtyard.

Saturday, 31st July
10:30 am: Pärnu Harmonica Festival workshops for the public. Kuursaal.
12 noon: Tondi Sunday in Pärnu. Pärnu Tennis Hall.
12 noon: Take Your Harmonica Out of Your Pocket. Pärnu Harmonica Festival folk music concert. Beach Bandshell.
1 pm: D. Bisset. “The Lazy King and Clever Spider.” Täna va´Theatre's performance for children. Sepa Pub courtyard.
7 pm: “Tiramisu”. Candid play about women. Endla Theatre.
7 pm: Pärnu Harmonica Festival Jazz Concert. Kuursaal.
8 pm: “Rae Promenade 2010”. Prezioso String Quartet. Town Council Courtyard.
8 pm: Ensemble Svjata Vatra. Yacht Club.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Hans in Pärnu”. Old Town Courtyard.

AUGUST

Sunday, 1st August
2 pm: Pärnu Blues Club Blues Picnic. Pärnu Art School garden.
2 pm: Pärnu Harmonica Festival Open-Air Concert. Presentation of the competition’s first price at the Beach Bandshell.
7 pm: “Ronja, the Bandit’s Daughter”. Family musical performance. Endla Theatre.
8 pm: Neeme Järvi Summer Academy Summer Academy. Concert with the Pärnu City Orchestra. Programme includes Mozart, Wagner, Tubin, Prokofiev, and Mendelssohn. Elizabeth Church.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Mad Scenes from Quality Operas, Vol. II”. Installation-opera “Catalogue”. Old Town Courtyard.

2nd-7th August
Blues Festival. Pärnu Blues Days. Concerts and jam sessions every evening at the Pärnu Yacht Club.

Monday, 2nd August
8 pm: Neeme Järvi Summer Academy: String students concert. Ammende Villa.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. Summer Arias. Atlan Karp (baritone), Andrus Kallastu (piano). Old Town Courtyard.

Tuesday, 3rd August
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Mad Scenes from Quality Operas, Vol. II”. Installation-opera “Catalogue”. Old Town Courtyard.

Wednesday, 4th August
6 pm: Popular Park Concert. Tuurit-Tuurit. Children’s Park.
7 pm: “Ballet Master”. Pseudo-historical thriller. Küüni Hall of the Endla Theatre.
8 pm: David Timm (organ, Germany) and Lembit Saarsalu (saxophone Estonia). Elizabeth Church.
8 pm: Joint Concert of the Neeme Järvi Summer Academy and Arbo Valdma Piano Summer University with the Chamber Orchestra of Estonian National Youth Symphony Orchestra. Soloists Marius Järvi (cello), Tengku Ahmad Irfan (piano). Pärnu Concert Hall

5th-8th August
Tivoli Tour 2010. Kalev Stadium practice field.

Thursday, 5th August
7 pm: “First Kisses”. A love story. Küüni Hall of the Endla Theatre.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Wagner Gala”. Old Town Courtyard.

Friday, 6th August
12 noon: Pärnu XII Porcelain Days. Opening. Youth House.
7 pm: “Testosterone”. Hormonal comedy. Endla Theatre.
8 pm: Ulla Krigul (organ), Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Daniel Reuss. Elizabeth Church.
8 pm: Summer University studio concert. Pärnu City Hall
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. “Bach in Pärnu”. Andrus Kallastu recommends. Old Town Courtyard.

Saturday, 7th August
1 pm: “Kotu”. Täna va´ Theatre’s performance for children. Based on A. Jurin’s book. Sepa Pub courtyard.
7 pm: “Tiramisu”. Candid play about women. Endla Theatre.
8 pm: Yacht Club house musicians. Yacht Club.
10:30 pm: Summer Aria 2010. Wagner. Gala. Old Town Courtyard.

Sunday, 8th August
2 pm: Pärnu Blues Club Blues Picnic. Pärnu Art School garden.
7 pm: “Auditor”. Comedy. Endla Theatre.
8 pm: Rae Promenade 2010. Performances by the students of the Arbo Valdma Summer University. Town Council Courtyard.

Monday, 9th August
3 pm: Pärnu Centre Extreme Week. Skateboard show. Hommiku 2a courtyard.
8 pm: Summer University studio concert. Pärnu City Hall.

Tuesday, 10th August
8 pm: “Let’s Dance in the Street, Vol. 2”. Director Erki Melts. Jakobson Park.
8 pm: Summer University final concert. In collaboration with the Pärnu City Orchestra. Conductor Jüri Alperten. Programme includes Chopin, Weber. Pärnu Concert Hall.

Wednesday, 11th August
3 pm: Pärnu Centre Extreme Week: in-line show. Hommiku 2a courtyard.
6 pm: Popular Park Concert. Performers from Audru. Children’s Park.
7:30 pm: Merike Teppan and Üllar Kallau. folk, popular music. Yacht Club.
8 pm: Pärnu Rae Music Elokuu-Ensemble Mikk Murdvee (violin), Samuli Peltonen (cello), Anna-Mari Murdvee (piano). Pärnu City Hall.

Thursday, 12th August
9 pm: Surf Club jam session. Gold Skateboard 2010 mini-jam. Pärnu Beach.
9 pm: “Three in a Pair!” Täna va´Theatre’s production. Peeter Kaljumäe and Meelis Sarv. Sepa Pub courtyard.

13th-14th August
Pärnu Guild Days. Pärnu city centre

Friday, 13th August
3 pm: Pärnu Centre Extreme Week: BMX show. Hommiku 2a courtyard.
7 pm: Kihnu Virve. Citi Pub.
8 pm: VIII Pärnu Organ Festival. Merle Silmato (mezzo), Meelis Vahar (violin) and Hille Poroson (organ). Programme includes Bach, Ertmann. Elizabeth Church.
8 pm: Veljo Tormis 80. “Regilaul and Tormis”. ETV Girl’s Choir, maestro Veljo Tormis, conductor Aarne Saluveer. Pärnu Concert Hall.

14th-15th August
August Insomnia. Pärnu Arts Night. Pärnu city centre

Saturday, 14th August
9 am-6 pm: Green Market. Hommiku 2a courtyard.
11 am: “Gold Skateboard 2010”. Competitions: skateboard, in-line, BMX. Mini-competition for the best stunt. Performances by Oneworld, Recycle Bin, Slide Fifty, and Epordwerk. Munamäe Park.
8 pm: Yacht Club house musicians. Yacht Club.
11 pm: Warmduscher meets Foam Kingdom (Riga) DJs: [Ex] da Bass, Batax, Kristjan Hirmo, Kolzar, DeeJay AAV, Meri & more. Sunset Club.
Midnight: “Gold Skateboard 2010”. After party. DJ Möls, DJ Quest, DJ Paul Oja. Kuursaal Beach Club.

Sunday, 15th August
9 am-6 pm: Green Market. Hommiku 2a courtyard.
11 am: “Gold Skateboard 2010”. Second day of competition. Munamäe Park.
2 pm: Pärnu Blues Club Blues Picnic. Pärnu Art School garden.
3:30 pm: “Gold Skateboard 2010”. BMX Dirt Jam. Munamäe Park.
8 pm: “Rae Promenade 2010”. Ivo Lille (saxophone) and James Werts (guitar). Town Council Courtyard.

Tuesday, 17th August
8 pm: “Let’s Dance in the Street, Vol. 2”. Director Erki Melts. Jakobson Park.

Wednesday, 18th August
6 pm: Popular Park Concert. Folk dance groups Kuu ja Pastlapaar. Children’s Park.
7:30 pm: Rivo Kajo Band – country/rock. Yacht Club.
8 pm: Concert series: Pärnu Rae Music. “Trialogues”. Leonora Palu (flute), Indrek Palu (violin), Kristo Käo (guitar). Programme includes Eespere, Tüür, Takemitsu, Palu, Piazzolla. Pärnu City Hall.

Friday, 20th August
8 pm: Tuljak. Jaak Sooäär (guitar), Raul Vaigla (bass), Tanel Ruben (percussion). In collaboration with the Tee Kuubis dance theatre. Chamber Hall of the Pärnu Concert Hall.
8 pm: VIII Pärnu Organ Festival. Organiduo Tiia Tenno/Hille Poroson. Programme includes Sweelink, Schait, Mozart, Rääts. Elizabeth Church.

Saturday, 21st August
8 pm: Ensemble Zorbas. Yacht Club.

Sunday, 22nd August
2 pm: Pärnu Blues Club Blues Picnic. Pärnu Art School garden.

Tuesday, 24th August
8 pm: “Let’s Dance in the Street, Vol. 2”. Director Erki Melts. Jakobson Park.

Wednesday, 25th August
7 pm: “Brilliant!” Starring Ita Ever. Director Ingomar Vihmar. Endla Theatre.

Thursday, 26th August
7 pm: “Everyone is Loaded” Director Priit Pedajas. Küüni Hall of the Endla Theatre.
7 pm: “Brilliant!” Starring Ita Ever. Director Ingomar Vihmar. Endla Theatre.

Friday, 27th August
8 pm: “The Glow of the Starry Sky”. Hanna-Liina Võsa (vocal), René Soom (vocal), Tarmo Eespere (piano), Priit Aimla (flugelhorn). Chamber Hall of the Pärnu Concert Hall.
6 pm: Unveiling of the new choral organ. Mix choir Endla, Kaarli Congregation concert choir, Estonia Society Mixed Choir, and others. Programme includes: Franck, Siimer. Elizabeth Church.

Saturday, 28th August
8 pm: Ensemble Piccolo Folk. Yacht Club.

Sunday, 29th August
2 pm: Pärnu Blues Club Blues Picnic Pärnu Art School garden.

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