It has become a nice tradition that various channels record some of the festival’s events. The first conversation, between Henry Marshi and Joonas Hellerma was already aired on ETV2 and is available online. Next Saturday on 9 June at 20.00 (CET), the conversation of Vladimir Sorokin and P. I. Filimonov will be broadcast. The last programme to air is … Continued
The tenth HeadRead literary festival has come to an end. From 23 to 27 May, around 30 renowned international guests took to the stage, and the programme included nearly all forms of literature, from popular science to storytelling and prose poetry. The festival celebrated its tenth birthday with the public joint reading event “Literary Tallinn” … Continued
The tenth HeadRead is over, a new one is just around the corner. Another memorable week was the effort of many people, institutions and businesses, who are listed below. Estonian authors Eda Ahi, Boriss Baljasnõi, Karl Birnbaum, Roberta Bühler, Contra, Urve Eslas, P. I. Filimonov, fs, Aime Hansen, Hanna Brigita Jaanovits, Roomet Jakapi, Mart Juur, … Continued
All photos of the festival are now online – you can relive the experience through the excellent photos of Dmitri Kotjuh and Louis Tarpin on our Flickr page.
Saturday includes the joint reading event, meetings with autors, actors, storytellers and sound poets and much more. Dmitri Kotjuh was here to record it all for our Flickr page.
Mudlum is unfortunately unable to attend to talk with P. I. Filimonov – he will be joined by Igor Kotjuh.
The second day of the festival included a day trip, conversations with writers and an evening of puns. Dmitri Kotjuh worked his magic again.
You can see the first day of the festival through the lens of Dmitri Kotjuh on our Flickr page.
Tomorrow, 23 May, the tenth HeadRead literary festival will kick off, bringing many renowned international authors to Tallinn, hosting a public reading event at the Freedom Square with literature about Tallinn, and offering discussions on relevant topics, performances by young authors and an evening of savouring puns. The kick-off events of the festival on Wednesday … Continued
Have a great start of the festival week! Starting from today, the special insert about the HeadRead festival in the Postimees daily is available (in Estonian only). It features more information on events and guests and a look back at the last 10 years of the festival. The catalogue (in Estonian and English) is also soon available … Continued