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S 3. Aug

Tartu 2024 Summer Celebration

22:00 - 23:59

Autovabaduse puiestee

  • Music
  • Main programme



The heart of the European Capital of Culture beats in summer rhythms. The streets are filled with life and energy, and love is in the air. Let’s celebrate summer together on a warm August night with a concert performance and some wild music.

The “Arts of Survival at the Crossroads” concert performance features surprising combinations of beloved Estonian musicians, singers, and actors. We’ll tell the story of a journey full of choices, through which Tartu has become the European Capital of Culture.

A lineup of stars will take the stage that night:
• Liisi Koikson
• Nele-Liis Vaiksoo
• Märt Avandi
• Ott Sepp
• Ollie
• Heidy Tamme
• Peeter Volkonski
• Priit Volmer
• Rosanna Säälik
• Sissi
• Tartu Academic Male Choir
• Shat​​é Dance School
• Janika Gymnastics Club
• Leigarid Tartu Group
• Tähtvere Dance Centre dancers

On 3 August, the Tartu 2024 Summer Celebration kicks off at 10 PM with the concert performance “The Arts of Survival at the Crossroads” by Tanel Jonas and Laura Võigemast, the Musical Director is Siim Aimla and Movement Director is Rauno Zubko.

The celebration continues with a concert by Winny Puhh, the wildest band in Southern Estonia, promising plenty of surprises. The band celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. 💥

The event is FREE.

▶ Accessibility

✳︎ The concert takes place on Car-Free Avenue (on street Vabaduse Avenue which is closed for traffic). There are limited seats, so you will be required to stand during the concert. People with mobility impairments are welcome to join the concert from the accessible platform. The elevated platform is equipped with wheelchair spaces and foldable chairs. The most convenient way to reach the accessible platform is from the Tartu Market Hall side. Ramps have been installed on Car-Free Avenue to facilitate movement between the sidewalk and the roadway.

✳︎ The concert will have Estonian sign language interpretation, with the interpreter positioned at the front of the stage on the Emajõgi side. However, there will be no sign language interpretation at the Winny Puhh concert.

✳︎ Restrooms, including an accessible toilet with a changing table for babies, are located at the corner of Poe Street and Vabaduse Avenue. Entry is free, with priority given to WC cardholders.

✳︎ The nearest accessible parking spots for Car-Free Avenue are on Magistri Street and near the Tartu Market Hall. A valid blue badge for a person with a disability guarantees free parking in Tartu’s paid parking zones. Please follow the parking rules when using private parking lots.

✳︎ The event takes place outdoors, so please dress appropriately for the weather. Please leave your umbrella at home.

✳︎ The event will have loud music and light effects (including flashing lights). We recommend that children wear hearing protection headphones.

For more information about event accessibility, please contact Lee Saarsen at [email protected] or +372 5667 2037.

The Tartu 2024 Summer Celebration is a part of the European Capital of Culture Tartu 2024 main programme.

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 hearing impaired


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