International Winter Academy
The secret is out. Have you heard? It changes everything, and that’s a good thing. What’s the secret?
INTERNATIONAL WINTER ACADEMY
A celebration of Estonia’s rich cultural heritage, the International Winter Academy brings together people from all walks of life to a gorgeous Männiku forest cottage in Viljandi, Estonia.
I am sure a lot of you have questions about Estonia and Estonians.
For example why do we enjoy beating ourselves with a bundle of birch twigs and then run from a hot sauna to an ice cold lake?
Is it really possible to learn how to play Estonian Jew’s Harp in 10 minutes or less?
Why are the Estonians called a singing nation?
Is village swing really the most fun you can have?
Do Estonians ever speak and what is the deal with those 14 cases?
Do all Estonians know one another?
How to create magical patterns?
Needless to say, you will get all the answers to those burning questions because University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy is proud to organize an extravagant week of cultural activities and present Estonia as an inclusive and welcoming place of free-flowing and uniquely rich cultural expression.
The International Winter Academy includes a plethora of programs set to take place from January 30 – February 2, 2017
It is a week of learning, experiencing, tasting, listening and having fun and it features well known Estonian creative professionals giving key-note lectures accompanied by inter-disciplinary seminars, workshops and of course cultural events.
Over four days and three nights, friendships are formed, skills and knowledge are gained and the collegial spirit takes root.
We very much welcome your participation in our interactive and hands-on activities to discover Estonia’s cultural spirit and passion
Registration is open until January, 18. 2017. For registration please contact Ms. Liina Junolaine at liina.junolaine [ät] ut.ee
The registration fee for the International Winter Academy is 250€ (150€ for students, university students and exchange students ages 17 and up)
The fee includes accommodation for 3 nights, breakfast, lunch, dinner and all coffee breaks throughout the event, cultural and leisure program, information package, Certificate/ Grade certificate and ECTS credit points
We hope to welcome you all in Viljandi!