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Symposium “Creative Connections”

11:00 - 17:00

Elva parish | Palupera Põhikool

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20 - 40 €


An international symposium of the project “Creative Connections” will take place in the Palupera Elementary School on 9 August. The programme will focus on different ways of using art to shape children’s social skills. The symposium is part of the main programme of European Capital of Culture Tartu 2024.

August 9, 2024 at 11.00–17.00, Palupera Elementary School

We welcome teachers, social workers, educators, artists and anyone interested in hearing about recent developments in the fields of arts and education, learning about exciting teaching materials, gaining inspiration, sharing their knowledge and making valuable new contacts across sectors. Participants can look forward to a packed programme of presentations, talks, workshops and creative activities in the special atmosphere of the Palupera Manor School and Park.

Speakers include local art, design and education professionals: Eva Liisa Kubinyi (EAA), Jane Meresmaa-Roos (Miiamilla Children’s Museum), Sireli Uusmaa (PROTO Discovery Factory) and others. There will also be engaging foreign speakers, including Jennie Guy (Ireland, Platform Art School), Mija Renström (Sweden, Göteborgs Konsthall) and several artists. The talks will be moderated by Maarin Ektermann (EKA) and Kristiina Treial (Bullying-Free School Foundation).

The symposium will be held in Estonian and English with simultaneous interpretation.

You must register by 01.08.2024 at the latest! Places are limited, so registration is open as long as places are available.

The symposium registration fee is €20 for early registrants (registration until 15 May). Afterwards, the fee is €30 (registration until 30 June) and €40 (registration from 1 July on).
The participation fee includes coffee breaks and a hot lunch.

Thank you: the Palupera Elementary School, Tartu 2024 Foundation, Cultural Endowment of Estonia, Estonian Embassy in Berlin, Tartu Art Museum and Elva Municipality.

See you in Palupera!

Additional information
Marju Kask
Symposium Project Manager
[email protected]


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