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ESTONIA October 03-09, Seto Culture Week, Setomaa  Every municipality in Setomaa will be hosting cultural events during the week, with people of all ages welcome to take part, from kindergarten children t...

Movie Guide

  The Snowman (2017) – in cinemas from Friday, Oct 13   The Snowman, which is due for release in October, absolutely drips with pedigree. It’s based on a Jo Nesbo thril...

Wine & Dine Guide

Restaurant Bistro 18, Vilnius   A simple and charming family-owned restaurant, managed by an Irish-Lithuanian couple, Bistro 18 is recognized as one of the best dining options in Vilnius. Bistro 18 offers...

Russiagate in Poland

While many Americans remain transfixed by investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, Poles are learning that their country may have served as a testing ground for Russia’s efforts. Russia has long sought to in...

Back to Shul

The English photographer and Kaunas resident Richard Schofield recently completed a 12-day tour of Lithuania where he visited and photographed the remaining 100 or so synagogues and Jewish prayer houses in the country for a new photo book he&rsquo...

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ESTONIA September 01 – October 29, Tallinn Photomonth 2017,  Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn Tallinn Photomonth is an artist led biennial of contemporary art and visual culture. Althoug...

Movie Guide

Logan Lucky (2017) – in cinemas from Friday, Sep 15 Aptly described by its director, Steven Soderbergh, himself as an "anti-glam version of an Ocean's movie", Logan Lucky is a return to the style of filmmakin...

Wine & Dine Guide

Restaurant C.U.T., Riga Restaurant C.U.T. offers an international menu, with a focus on grilled dishes and local, ecological products. The chef keeps up with the latest trends in the field of gastronomy and regularly changes the...

Starting young

When in late April, two Lithuanian parliamentarians spearheaded an EU resolution condemning Chechnya’s atrocities against its gays, many local commenters went berserk online, ridiculing the two politicians, and taunting Lithuania as a homoph...

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ESTONIA July 27-29, XVIII Mustjala Festival, Mustjala Parish, Saaremaa Mustjala is not only the most forest-rich parish of Saaremaa, but also charms with its beautiful beaches, spectacular Panga cliff, ancient...

Movie Guide

Atomic Blonde (2017) – in cinemas from Friday, August 4 Oscar winner Charlize Theron explodes into summer in Atomic Blonde, a breakneck action-thriller that follows MI6’s most lethal assassin through a ticking time b...

Wine & Dine Guide

Nipernaadi, Tallinn Located just outside the centre of town, this restaurant is the place to go to. The chef searched all over Estonia looking for farmers and fishermen who do their work producing foods with responsibility and u...

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ESTONIA July 13-15, I Land Sound, Illiku Islet, Orissaare Parish This summer, an exciting festival called I Land Sound is going to take place on Illiku Islet from 13-15 July. The purpose is to enjoy everything...

Movie Guide

Back to Burgundy (Ce qui nous lie) (2017) – in cinemas from Friday, July 14 Back to Burgundy (Ce qui nous lie), the latest film from writer-director Cedric Klapisch (L’Auberge espagnole, Paris), is a story of sibling...

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Piccolini, Klaipeda Family restaurant Piccolini located in Klaipeda is a cozy and warm place for those wanting to spend some fun quality time with their family. At Piccolini you will find yourself surrounded by intimate atmosphe...

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ESTONIA June 28 – July 01, Haapsalu Tchaikovsky Festival, Haapsalu The first classical music summer event – Haapsalu Tchaikovsky Festival – is before you: come and listen to the classical con...

Movie Guide

Shot Caller (2017) – in cinemas from Friday, July 07 Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, the star of Game of Thrones, plays a privileged businessman turned hardened convict in this gritty prison drama directed and written by Ric Roman ...

Wine & Dine Guide

Elements, Riga Elements is a modern and stylish restaurant on the ground floor of Tallink Hotel Riga that specializes in healthy international cuisine. The restaurant is just a five-minute walk from the Riga Central Railway Stat...

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