Estonian Theatre Festival
Estonian Theatre Festival has been held since 1996. The festival brings to Tartu the best Estonian theatre performances of the last season which also form an artistic whole. An international jury and theatre critics and practitioners who visit the festival voice their opinions about the performances. In addition to the main programme, the festival also offers several performances and additional programmes which explore the theme of the festival. Drama festival 2015 consists of five programmes – the annual awards programme, the curated programme “Borderline“, Baltic Theatre Forum programme, Vaba Lava showcase and the New Dance showcase.Last five years the format of the festival was held as curator festival:
In 2014. The curator was Tõnu Õnnepalu and the keyword of the festival was "The Art of Prensece".
In 2013. The curator was Iir Hermeliin and the keyword of the festival was “The Magic of Space“.
In 2012. The curator was Anu Lamp and the keyword of the festival was “Focus: Actor“.
In 2011. The curator was Priit Raud and the keyword of the festival was “Signed Theatre”.
In 2010. The curator was Madis Kolk and the keyword of the festival was “Theatre without Concessions”.