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Language and culture cafes, lectures and workshops

17 September at 11:00, Pirita Library
Language café. We are expecting people who do not speak Estonian as their mother tongue and would like to practice spoken Estonian in an informal atmosphere.


17 September at 15:00, 16:00, & 17:00, Kuldjala Tower, Kodulinna Maja
Azerbaijani folk dance master class.
Pre-booking: facebook.com/RovshanART


18 September, 13:00 to 14:00, Tallinn Teachers House
A poppy pasta workshop with the макитра (makitra) machine. Instructed by Lydia and Volodymyr Leibiuk.


18, 20, 23, 25 September at 15:00, 16:00, & 17:00, Kuldjala Tower, Kodulinna Maja
Rovshan Nuri's carpet-weaving workshop. Pre-booking: facebook.com/RovshanART


19, 21, 24 September at 15:00, 16:00, & 17:00, Kuldjala Tower, Kodulinna Maja
Rovshan Nuri's painting and drawing workshop. Price: free for children, ten euros for adults. Pre-booking: facebook.com/RovshanART


19 September at 17:30, the Department of Literature in Foreign Languages at Tallinn Central Library
The French language club. A French language and culture day in cooperation with the French Institute of Estonia.


19 September at 17:00, lecture hall, Russian Cultural Centre
A lecture by the cultural historian, Tatjana Tšervova: ‘Nikolai Leskov's impressions of Kolõvan: Reval-St Petersburg’. In Russian.


20 September at 12:00, Torupilli Library
Ukrainian culture. A Ukrainian volunteer introduces the culture of her country. In Estonian and Russian.


20 September at 16:30, Pääsküla Library
Language café. A conversation circle in Swedish.


20 September at 12:00, lecture hall, Russian Cultural Centre
A lecture by the painter, Sergei Minin: ‘Old belief: symbols and traditions’. In Russian.


21 September at 17:30, the Department of Literature in Foreign Languages at Tallinn Central Library (Liivalaia 40)
Russian language café.


21 September, 17:30 to 20:30, Südalinna House, Tallinn Folk High School
Ukrainian cuisine workshop. We will be making two of the most famous dishes in the Ukrainian kitchen: borscht and Chicken Kiev. For up to ten people.
Please pre-book at: kultuur.ee.


21 September at 18:00, Tallinn Central Library
The Korean culture club. We will be introducing Chuseok, one of the most important national holidays in Korea. We will be making Korean pancakes with root vegetables. In Estonian. Please pre-book by calling 683 0917 or by sending an email to: tuuli.reinsoo@tln.lib.ee.


21 September at 13:30, lecture hall, Russian Cultural Centre
A lecture by the historian, Oleg Sidelnikov: ‘The constitution of the Hanseatic League’. In Russian.


22 September at 11:00, Tallinn Central Library
Introduction to Arabian literature for seniors. Kelli, the head of Nurmenuku Library, will be introducing Arabian culture and literature to seniors at the library and via Skype. In Estonian. Broadcast via Skype, contact: seenioride vestlused.


22 September at 17:00, Väike-Õismäe Library
Ukrainian evening. Local Ukrainians will be introducing their country and culture. Translated into Estonian.


22 September at 17:45, Torupilli Library
Language café for Russian-speaking readers.


22 September at 18:00, Tallinn Central Library
Language café. We are expecting people who do not speak Estonian as their mother tongue and would like to practice spoken Estonian in an informal atmosphere.


22 September at 11:00, lecture hall, Russian Cultural Centre
A lecture by the painter, Valeri Laur: ‘The romantic impressionism of Konrad Mägi’. In Russian.


22 September at 14:00
A cultural walk for seniors
Librarians will be introducing the area around Kalamaja. We will tour Kalamaja Museum, hearing fascinating stories from the museum’s employees. In Estonian and Russian.
The tour will start from the Department of Literature in Foreign Languages at Tallinn Central Library (Liivalaia 40).


23 September at 11:00, Männiku Library
Language café. We will be discussing the cuisines of various nations, including Estonian cuisine. Please pre-book by sending an email to manniku@tln.lib.ee.


24 September at 11:00, Pirita Library
Language café. We are expecting people who do not speak Estonian as their mother tongue and would like to practice spoken Estonian in an informal atmosphere.


24 September at 11:00, small hall, Russian Cultural Centre
Lectures about the creative work of remarkable Estonian cultural figures, held within the framework of the Pritšudje cultural society literature triennial: Karl Ristikivi, Renaldo Veeber, and Ivan Sokolov. Lecturers: Nadežda Valk (Tartu), Ljudmilla Kokk (Tallinn), and Natalja Veeber (Tallinn). Attended by the poet and bard, Aleksandr Izvolski (Tallinn). In Russian.


24 September, 13:30 to 15:00
Language café via Skype. Contact: Paepealse Yritused.

Language journeys. We are expecting people who do not speak Estonian as their mother tongue and would like to practice spoken Estonian in an informal atmosphere. Anyone who may be interested is more than welcome, irrespective of their mother tongue. Participants should be able to speak Estonian at least conversationally.


24 September at 15:00, Online English language café via Zoom.
An introduction to the English language and culture. The link will be published on the library website (keskraamatukogu.ee) in due course.


24 September at 16:30, Kännukuke Library
Language café. We will be discussing the experience of living in Estonia, in Estonian.

Last modified 12.09.2022