About the Camp
The aim of this camp is to introduce Estonian handicraft by giving an overview of traditional handicraft techniques from Estonia and to learn the modern usage of those techniques.
By the end of the camp, the participant has a better sense of the characteristics of Estonian traditional handicraft and knows how to use some techniques.
All the instructors and teachers are qualified masters of their skill. Many have been teaching for years. For further info about them, please see the workshops page.
The working language of the camp is English. Most workshops will be delivered in English or will be translated from Estonian to English.
There are three different workshops each participant can attend during the camp, one day is scheduled for a field trip. In addition to that, the evenings and some mornings will be spent with various cultural activities.
The camp takes place in Viljandi. The workshops are held at the University of Tartu VIljandi Culture Academy Native Crafts Department, Vilma building (Turu str 7). Most of the meals and some cultural activities take place in Sakala Centre (Tallinn str 5). Accomodation is not provided by the organizers this year! Participants must find suitable accommodation and breakfast options by themselves.