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S 22. Jun

Kavadi Kuurits 2024- fishing competition with old-fashioned fishing gear

12:00 - 16:00

Rõuge parish | Uue-Saaluse, Rõuge vald, Võrumaa

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To join the competition, send email to [email protected] by 19 June


On Saturday, June 22, at 12 p.m., a fishing competition with kuritsa will be held in Uue-Saaluse village, Rõuge municipality, Võrumaa. The event takes place by the Kavadi lake in the Uue-Saaluse manor park for the 4th time. We welcome teams of 4 to participate with their own gears. Spectators will also have fun at the event, because there will be a concert, buffet and workshops.

To participate, we ask teams of 4 to register by e-mail to [email protected] until June 19. Please let us know your team’s name, contact person and phone number. For additional information call 56230944. Participation fee 40€/per team to be paid in cash on site. 20 teams can participate. Bring your own fishing gear.


11:00-12:00 gathering of teams, registration,
12:00 opening Uno Kangro and Anu Taul
12:15 the teams move to the fishing spots
12:30-13:30 fishing with gear “Kuurits”
12.30-13.15 the band Kõhukesed will perform
13:30-16:00 Weighing of the caught catch and determining the winners
13.15- 16:00 activities for spectators
• workshop of the Environmental Board about fishing
• Open Ulgumaa Buffet
• Family Randma sweet cafe
• Tasting and sale of wines from Uue-Saaluse Wine Farm
The winner will receive a traveling trophy, plus lots of awesome prizes from our sponsors.
Organizational information: Maris Kivistik, phone 5183249, [email protected]

Kuurits is an archaic fishing tool that used to be part of the normal life of villagers in Võrumaa and Eastern Estonia. Kuurits is a strainer that is dragged by human power along the bottom of a body of water. 4 people take part in the roach fishing.
Kavadi Kuurits 2024 is part of the European Capital of Culture Tartu 2024 additional program.

If you want to grab a bite or need a place to stay, see what the Tartu 2024 hospitality network offers in the area:


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  • Partially accessible for people with reduced mobility
  • Partially accessible for the visually impaired
  • Partially accessible for the hearing impaired
  • Partially accessible for people with intellectual disabilities
  • Family friendly with a toddler
  • Visitors with well-behaved pets


MTÜ Uue-Saaluse Külaselts


, Uue-Saaluse, Võru maakond, Eesti

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