PROGRAM

Medieval Days will take place from 8th to 11th of July AD 2021

For four days, the Town Hall Square and the surroundings of St. Nicholas Church will become a flourishing Hanseatic city. The heart of the Medieval Days is the Medieval Market on the Town Hall Square, where cheerful concerts, performances, and medieval entertainment are offered to the townspeople on all four days.

MEDIEVAL MARKET, Town Hall Square
In the medieval market, the best masters offer their goods from us and elsewhere. They trade in wrought iron and textiles, wood and glass, you can buy jewelry and toys, clothes, and delicious food.

MEDIEVAL VILLAGE, on the Niguliste Hill
This year, all worthy masters, guys, and apprentices will gather again on Niguliste Hill to show their skills to the townspeople and sell their goods. The children are taught in the Little Knight School.

REVAL TOURNAMENT, on the Niguliste Hill
On Saturday, sword fighters will determine the greatest.  The organizer is Nordbug, an association of historical fighting

Thursday, 8 July
10 a.m.–6 p.m. Medieval Market on the Town Hall Square and Medieval Village on Niguliste Hill

The Town Hall Square Stage:
2 p.m.       Medieval dances, performed by Saltatriculi from Tartu
2:30 p.m.  Blessing of the Third Dragon with peppercorns by Olde Hansa masters
3 p.m.       Juggling workshop for the townspeople
4 p.m.       Medieval dances, performed by Saltatriculi from Tartu
5 p.m.       The opening procession starting from the Viru Gate

Friday, 9 July
10 a.m.–6 p.m. Medieval Market on the Town Hall Square and Medieval Village on Niguliste Hill

The Town Hall Square Stage:
12 p.m.      Crowning of the best masters
12.30 p.m. Kaari Uus, nyckelharpa
1 p.m.        Lady Katharina talks about medieval clothes
1.30 p.m.    Dance studio Amrita, classical Indian dance
2 p.m.         Kaari Uus, nyckelharpa
3 p.m.         Ensemble Aroonia “Knight in love and his maid”
4 p.m.         Kaari Uus, nyckelharpa

In the Old Town:
6 p.m. Jaak Juske invites the townspeople to discover the exciting ghost stories of Tallinn’s Old Town. Gathering in front of St. John’s Church, Freedom Square.
7 p.m. Stories of the city of Reval and a feast in Olde Hansa. The storytelling, seast and pleasant absence is 39 euros. Admission by pre-booking ONLY. Additional information: reserve@oldehansa.ee, Phone: +372 6279020

Saturday, 10 July
10 a.m.–6 p.m. Medieval Market on the Town Hall Square and Medieval Village on Niguliste Hill

The Town Hall Square Stage:
12 p.m.   Traveling musician Jaan Eerik Priks on the harp
1 p.m.     Rondo Danzante from Saaremaa
2 p.m.     Traveling musicians Egon and Johanna Maria
3 p.m.     Rondo Danzante from Saaremaa
4 p.m.     Traveling musicians Egon and Johanna Maria
4.30 p.m. Ensemble Aroonia “Knight in Love and His Maid”
5 p.m.      Oriental dancers of Mystika Dance Studio

In the Old Town:
12 p.m.–6 p.m. The Reval tournament on the Niguliste Hill. Determining the greatest sword fighters. Nordbug, an association of historical fighting
7 p.m. Rondellus “When the cricket sings in the evening” Love and bird songs from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Hopneri Maja (Vanaturu kael 3) Admission 10 euros.

Sunday, 11 July
10 a.m.–5 p.m. Medieval Market on the Town Hall Square and Medieval Village on Niguliste Hill

The Town Hall Square Stage:
12 p.m.     Traveling musicians Margarita Voskanyan and Ingrid Hanst
1 p.m.       Dance ensemble Fioretto from Rakvere
2 p.m.       Trio of traveling musicians Arno Kalbus, Kadi Uibo, Krista Citra Joonas
3 p.m.       Dance ensemble Fioretto from Rakvere
4 p.m.       Trio of traveling musicians Arno Kalbus, Kadi Uibo, Krista Citra Joonas

The organizer maintains the right to alter the program.
The main organizer is the Estonian Folk Art and Craft Union
Co-organizer of the cultural program is the Hopneri Maja and MTÜ Ajad ja Tavad

www.medievaldays.ee
www.folkart.ee
www.hopnerimaja.eu