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    7th International Art Festival: Russian music on the Baltic Sea

    This year's edition of the biennial concert series International Art Festival is on now, running right through until June and featuring works from many of Russia’s finest composers. [more]


    Jazzkaar 2018

    The Baltic region’s largest jazz festival will once again take place in Tallinn and numerous other towns across Estonia this April. The festival will commence on Friday 20th of April and run for 10 days.[more]


    jazzahead! Music Festival

    Jazz music fans and professionals will be in their element this weekend as the spectacular jazzahead! Music Festival and event takes place in Bremen, Germany, starting this Thursday.[more]


    IPAF '18

    Copenhagen’s performance space and multimedia gallery Warehouse9 will host the International Performance Art Festival this week, launching Thursday and running for four days.[more]


    OpenArt 2019 Open Call

    The public art biennial OpenArt is looking for artists to take part in its twelve week exhibition in the 2019 summer in Örebro, Sweden. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday 15th May 2018 and artists from all over the world are...[more]


    PRAKSIS Residency Open Call

    Oslo’s PRAKSIS is now accepting applications for its 10th residency The Collective Subject of History, which will be held in two sessions in June/July and September this year. The closing date for applications is next Tuesday...[more]


    IKT Congress - last chance to register

    Registrations are now open for the annual IKT Congress, that will be held in Gdańsk, Poland in May at the Łažnia Center for Contemporary Art. The congress welcomes contemporary art curators from all over the world to this great...[more]


    Fashion Infection Vilnius

    Lithuania’s premiere fashion event Fashion Infection/Mados Infekcija returns to its capital Vilnius this weekend with two full days of glamour and fashion inspiration, starting Friday.[more]


    Estonian Music Days

    Estonia’s longest running contemporary music festival will return on Thursday 12th of April featuring compositions and performances highlighting the best of today’s Estonian music scene. [more]


    Open call for submissions to Eurolab: the Forum on European Culture

    The Forum on European Culture is coming up in late May and artists, writers, and creatives are invited to submit proposals, suggesting new ideas around how to improve co-operation amongst EU citizens and nations. The call is...[more]


    London Book Fair goes Baltic

    The London Book Fair is on next week and in celebration of the centenaries of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, its market focus this year is the Baltic Sea Region. The many special events in line with this include the launch of...[more]


    HIAP & Mustarinda: post-fossil transition

    Some of the most crucial topics of our time – food, energy and transport – and their intersection with the arts will be discussed in an informal public gathering this Friday 6th April at HIAP in Helsinki, Finland. [more]


    Riga Jazz Stage

    Europe’s greatest spring jazz event is coming to Riga this Thursday with artists from more than 20 countries descending on the Latvian capital to compete for the coveted jazz performance prize. [more]


    Tallinn Music Week

    Tallinn Music Week starts today, with a city festival, a music festival, free public talks, films, a music industry conference, and much more running all week until Sunday 8th April 2018. This year is the 10th anniversary edition...[more]


    European Theatre Academy call for applications

    The European Theatre Convention (ETC) invites theatre professionals from all over Europe to take part in their 4th annual Academy taking place in July, and applications close in 2 weeks, on Sunday 15th April.[more]


    Kobro and Strzemiński: New Art in Turbulent Times

    Two of Russia’s most important avant garde artists are the subject of an exhibition that opened at Sweden’s Moderna Museet Malmö earlier this month. The exhibition will run until September, but the Easter break is a perfect time...[more]


    Shortcut Europe "Exploring Cultural Spaces"

    The ENCC’s 2018 conference is coming up at the end of April and registrations to attend are now open. The conference will open on Wednesday 25th April and run for three days.[more]


    "Doctors in Performance" Call for Papers

    The Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre will present the 3rd Festival Conference of Music Performance and Artistic Research in September this year and the deadline for proposals to present is Sunday 1st April 2018. [more]


    Open Call for Artist-in-Residence at Konstepidemin, Gothenburg

    Sweden’s largest arts and culture working facility Konstepidemin has announced their open call for the 2018 Artist in Residence programme in Gothenburg. Applications should be submitted before the deadline of Saturday 15th April...[more]


    Sound and Dusk Festival "Night of the Estonian National Museum"

    The vernal or spring equinox is being celebrated this year for the first time by the Estonian National Museum with the soon-to-be-annual Sound and Dusk Festival, this Saturday night the 24th March. [more]


    Reykjavik Blues Festival

    As if Reykjavik wasn’t cool enough, it’s about to become even cooler this week with the annual Reykjavik Blues Festival kicking off this Saturday 24th March. [more]


    European Poet of Freedom Literature Festival

    Polish poetry lovers can enjoy the works of some of Europe’s best poets this weekend at the European Poet of Freedom Literature festival, opening this Friday 23rd March and running for 3 days in Gdańsk.[more]


    Arts Rights Justice Academy call for applications

    Arts and culture professionals who work to protect the freedom of artistic expression are invited to apply for the Arts Rights Justice Academy in Hildesheim, Germany this September. The deadline for applications is approaching on...[more]


    World Film Festival Tartu

    The World Film Festival in Tartu next week is about to sweep you up into an intellectual frenzy with its eclectic programme, opening next Monday 19th March and running all week. [more]


    Sónar Reykjavik 2018

    Sónar Reykjavik will return to Iceland’s capital for the 5th year this weekend with 4 stages of digital culture, electronic music and general creative inspiration, pumping all Friday and Saturday. [more]


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