Year of Vikings programme

Year of Vikings programme

There are many events taking place in 2021 as part of the Year of Vikings.

 

THE CALENDAR OF THE YEAR OF VIKINGS WILL BE UPDATED REGULARLY.

 

FEBRUARY

10.02 Conference ‘Saaremaa – the cradle of the Viking Age?’ hosted by the department of tourism of Kuressaare Regional Training Centre. Registration: lingid.ee/viiking
13.02 Kuressaare Snow City 2021 in the Kuressaare Castle yard. Prior registration required. Read more here.

MAY

21.05 Opening of the exhibition ‘Vikings before Vikings’ in Kuressaare Castle www.saaremaamuuseum.ee

JUNE

04.06 Estonian Annual Museum Awards www.saaremaamuuseum.ee
26.06 ‘Laimjala Waltz VI – Day of Might in Viking Village’ in Asva Viking Village. A day filled with mighty stories, dishes, workshops and music. The ensemble Horoskoop concert in the evening featuring Voldemar Kuslap and Birgit Sarrap. www.saaremaaviikingid.ee

JULY 

From 3.07 Viking Fair in Salme on every weekend in July
22.-24.07 Viking Artisan Festival in Asva Viking Village. Artisans from here and yonder gather at the fortress to share their skills. The Viking ship Orm will be on display, the new smithery will be up and running and the mistresses will be teaching fine needlework and introducing Viking cuisine. Viking games for children. www.saaremaaviikingid.ee
24.07 ‘A kiss through bare words – Maarja, Matvere, Rannap’. The grand finale of the Viking Artisan Festival is a lovely summer evening concert at the Viking fortress stage in Asva. www.saaremaaviikingid.ee 
30.-31.07 Abruka Etnomöll ÅLIVE 2021 - Music from far and near, from viking theme to exotical islands. www.facebook.com/AliveEtnoFestival

AUGUST 

6.-7.08 Kuressaare Maritime Days www.merepaevad.ee
13.08 International conference ‘Vikings before Vikings’ www.saaremaamuuseum.ee
20.-22.08 Salme Viking Market

SEPTEMBER

2.-12.09 Saaremaa Food Festival www.saaremaatoidufestival.ee
4.09 Saaremaa Toidufestival: "Peenralt patta" Asva Viikingitekülas. Asva viikingisuve lõpetav kogupere-pajapäev, kus linnusepeenra saak saab üheskoos korjatud salve ja patta. www.saaremaatoidufestival.ee/asva-viikingid
5.09 Saaremaa Food Festival: ‘From garden to pot’ at the Viking Village in Asva. The concluding family stew festival of the Viking Summer in Asva, where crops from the fortress garden will be harvested together and made into stew. www.saaremaatoidufestival.ee/laste-snaki-kohvikud

OCTOBER 

Red Bull Tour of Vikings

 

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In addition to the Year of Vikings’ events there will be many more events taking place in Saaremaa. The largest events in Saaremaa.

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