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Culture Festival "Särin" ("Sizzle")

NPO Loomeruum and NGO Rapla County Centre for Contemporary Art join forces to make Rapla sizzle again in September 2017. There will be music, theatre, and events and performances, which bring contemporary art and literature to the audience.

The Culture Festival "Särin" is a two-day music, art, film, literature and theater festival that invites everyone to Rapla to take part of the best artists, atmosphere and inspiration.

The festival takes place at the Cultural Centre BAAS and at the Rapla County Contemporary Art Centre.

The focus is on the creation of high-level artists associated with Rapla County, but performers are coming from across Estonia as well as from other countries. Everyone who is looking for a good company, good food and exciting cultural activities is welcome at the festival.

Nearly 20 performers come to the stage, including poetess Kristiina Ehin, ensemble Ans. Andur, DJ Vaiko Eplik and Swedish poet Pär Hansson.

Sub-programme managers are:

Literature programme – Mathura
Art programme – Kairi Orgusaar (Rapla County Contemporary Art Centre)
Music programme – Sten-Olle Moldau
Film programme – Aljona Suržikova, Jürgen Volmer
Theatre programme – Loore Martma
Head manager – Maili Metssalu


Friday, September 15, 2017

17:00 The conversation led by Loore Martma and Margus Mikomägi: "What is this thing that makes so many talented people born in Rapla?" - Theatre / BAAS

18:00 Improvisational theatre Impeerium - Teater / BAAS

19:00 Opening of the exhibition - Art / Art Centre

20:00 Chamber choir Head Ööd, Vend - Music / Art Centre

21:00 Siiri Sisask feat. Robert Jürjendal & Peedu Kass "Uku Masing: On the Cliff Edge" - Music / Workshop

22:00 Always at home, always on the road: Kristiina Ehin and Ly Seppel, accompanied by Vahur Kubja (classical guitar) - Literature / Art Centre

23:00 Aivar Surva Kvartett - Music / Workshop

00:00 The Notes + Sten-Olle - Music / Workshop

Saturday, September 16, 2017

11:00 Children's morning - Theatre / BAAS

12:00 Juuru Eduard Vilde School Theatre Troupe: "Tistou: The Boy with Green Thumbs" by Maurice Druon, dramatist and director Kalle Kõiv - Theatre / BAAS

15:00 Heade Aegade Trio - Music / Art Centre

16:00 Swedish poet Pär Hansson with a programme "Oaring into the Unknown" - Literature / Art Centre

17:00 Film programme "Rapla young cinema" / BAAS

19:00 One story did I find: Veronika Kivisilla, Jan Kaus, Piret Päär. Conversation is led by Mathura. - Literature / Art Centre

20:00 Estbel - Music / Workshop

21:00 Nikns Suns - Music / Workshop

22:00 "This Howling Wind: Three Greenland Poets" (director Loore Martma, musical design Mick Pedaja, video art Alyona Movko) - Theatre / BAAS

23:00 Ans. Andur - Music / Workshop

00:00 Sumra (Mick Pedaja, Aivar Surva, Uku Kübar) - Music / Workshop

01:00 DJ Vaiko Eplik / BAAS

Fine Art

* The keyword "life" connects glass objects born from the inspiration of collaborations of artists and researchers, presented by Erki Kannus, Herbert and Kairi Orgusaar, and the installation of planktonic music brought to the audience by Lennart Lennuk.
* The international artists', Varvara Guljajeva's and Mar Canet's "Tree of Hands" looks into the future and creates a digital illusion of the surrounding mysterious landscape.
* Interactive and kinetic installation "Pure Art" by sculptor Elo Liiv
* The authors of "A Game of Identity" are Egmond Merivee, Iris Allese, Markus Orgusaar and Valeria Potjava, students of the 3D Art of Tartu Art School.

The exhibition is open from September 15 to October 1, 2017, at Rapla County Contemporary Art Centre.

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