You can now feast your eyes on Dmitri Kotjuh’s wonderful photos of this year’s festival on the HeadRead Flickr page.
Although the official programme of HeadRead does not feature cinema screenings this year, we can highly recommend two special programmes that are associated with literature to some extent. The Artis Cinema will screen true classics, three films by the legendary director John Boorman: Excalibur, Deliverance, and Hope and Glory. The cultural weekly Sirp will also … Continued
Like every year, a HeadRead festival insert was published in the Postimees daily. You can have a read here (in Estonian).
HEADREAD LITERARY FESTIVAL Press release 24 May 2017 The HeadRead literary festival will feature more than 100 literary guests over five days On 24 May, the HeadRead literary festival will kick off, offering more than 100 Estonian and international performers over five days and 75 events. The most distant guest this year comes from Malaysia. The … Continued
The HeadRead literary festival has gained its first supporter from the private sector, shaking hands with Elisa Raamat. The festival has several wonderful partners from the private sector, but Elisa Raamat is the first private sponsor for the festival. According to Krista Kaer, a member of the festival’s organising team, HeadRead and Elisa Raamat have … Continued
HEADREAD LITERARY FESTIVAL Press release 11.05.2017 Registration for the literary walks and workshops at HeadRead festival is now open. Literary walks are a tradition of HeadRead and every year, we offer something new. This year, there are five walks in total, from Thursday to Saturday. Josef Kats guides a walk aroudn the Old Town (in … Continued
We are happy to see such enthusiastic feedback to our call for volunteers. We have now compiled a capable team and are no longer looking for new volunteers. Until next year!
The HeadRead festival is again looking for bright volunteers, who would be needed for the entire duration of the festival – from 24 May to 28 May. If you are free on those days, love literature and are keen to help, please contact Ingrid Velbaum-Staub (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Several changes have occurred in the programme. Sadly, the concert of Paddy Moloney and Triona Marshall and the panel discussion on the reception of the novels of Jaan Kross are cancelled. In connection with that change, pUULUUp will perform on Saturday 27 May at 20. We are also happy to announce the addition of another panel … Continued
LITERARY FESTIVAL HEADREAD Press release 5 April 2017 In exactly seven weeks, the HeadRead literary festival will kick off, featuring 75 events over five days, and 112 literary performers from Estonia and abroad. Starting from Thursday, the festival programme features a series of panel discussions dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Finland, … Continued