In connection with the cycling competition Lauri Aus memorial GP in the Pirita area, on Sunday, 21 August, from 9 am to 8 pm, the public transport traffic on Pirita tee will be changed.
Tallinn residents will be able to dispose of bulky waste at waste stations free of charge from 22 to 28 August. Waste stations and hazardous waste collection points will be closed on 20 August, the Day of Restoration of Independence.
After a two-year break, last week saw the Birgitta Festival, one of Tallinn’s signature music festivals, organised by the Tallinn Philharmonic. This year's spectacular music event, which took place in the ruins of Pirita Convent from 6 to 14 August, focused on the creation of the Finnish-Estonian musical bridge and attracted 4,244 music lovers to the unique concert venue.
Today and tomorrow, Tallinn is hosting its first ever urban space festival "Tulevik on täna/v" ("The Future is Today"). With an exciting programme, the two-day event will focus on the urban space, climate issues and future perspectives of the Estonian capital.
Tallinn University is the host of the XXXI Nordic Hydrological Conference on 15-18 August, this year with the theme "Hydrology and Water-related Ecosystems".
Saturday, 20 August marks thirty-one years since Estonia regained its independence. To celebrate this, a wide range of free concerts and family days will be held across Tallinn.
With the ongoing heatwave, it is important to remember that higher temperatures require bigger water consumption. There are dozens of public water taps in Tallinn where anyone can get clean drinking water for free.
The Tallinn City Property Department has launched a design competition for the Päikene and Pääsupesa kindergartens in the Põhja-Tallinn district to find environmentally sustainable solutions that would allow for the flexible adaptation of factory-made wooden modules to the kindergarten's needs. The deadline for submission of tenders is 11 October at 10 am.
The memorial stone, which was located in the car park near the intersection of Valdeku tänav and Viljandi maantee in Tallinn, was today relocated to the Liiva cemetery.
In March this year, Tallinn launched a free Museum Sundays initiative at city-owned museums to raise awareness of museum activities and improve access to culture. In half a year, the initiative has attracted a large number of visitors, with a record 9180 museum-goers visiting the museums on Museum Day in August.