Thank you!

Having reached its cheerful teenage years, the fifteenth HeadRead is now done – and it is time to give our heartfelt thanks to our guests, volunteers and many-many other people and organisations who provided invaluable help with organising this literary feast.  International guests Eugenijus Ališanka, Tove Alsterdal, Elina Backman, Stefan Boonen, Marc Boutavant, Chris Carter, … Continued

The HeadRead literary festival was a hit with audiences

The HeadRead literary festival that ended on Sunday 2 June offered a programme with more than 50 literary performers from Estonia and beyond, discussions, concerts, literary walks, a premiere of a documentary film, theatre performances and stand-up comedy. Nearly all events enjoyed a full house and in some cases, part of the audience had to … Continued

Photos: the first and second day of the festival

Dmitri Kotjuh’s wonderful captures of the first and second day of the festival are now up on HeadRead’s official Flickr account. The National Library of Estonia is also hosting a hybrid exhibition of his photos from previous festivals.

Dmitri Kotjuh’s exhibition opens in the National Library

Yesterday 27 May, the exhibition of portraits by the festival’s official photographer Dmitri Kotjuh opened in the foyer of the National Library of Estonia, showing various authors we have had the pleasure to meet over the years. The hybrid exhibition will remain open until 20 June.

HeadRead literary festival kicks off on Wednesday

On Wednesday 29 May, the HeadRead literary festival kicks off, treating the audiences in Tallinn to more than 30 international guests and notable Estonian authors. The festival running from 29 May to 2 June is offering literature enthusiasts in Tallinn a varied programme of meetings, conversations, music, theatre and literary walks. The opening evening of … Continued

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