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Urban Festival UIT

Tartu

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Wed 21. Aug 2019 | 00:00 - Sat 24. Aug 2019 +16 more

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Urban Festival UIT (derived from the Estonian word “uitama” – to wander), taking place on 21.-24. of August 2019 is a site-specific art festival which aims to discover the urban space of its host town Tartu from new and exciting angles. UIT wants to explore the ways people interact with and feel about the urban space that surrounds them.

The festival cooperates with local and foreign artists working in interdisciplinary mediums to give the festival audience a chance to see their hometown from a new and refreshing perspective. UIT encourages people to use and enjoy public spaces and to contemplate about different ways we ourselves could make our towns and cities cosier and more diverse.

The festival programme includes pieces that are either composed for or derived from the urban space of Tartu: performances, concerts, urban tours and games, including activities for children. In previous years UIT has had the pleasure of hosting artists from countries such as Italy, Spain, Great Britain, the Baltic States and this year we’re welcoming artists from as far as Brazil.

The ephemeral charm of UIT is embodied in the way the festival gives new life to long forgotten and abandoned places of Tartu – deserted buildings and overgrown gardens which have not stood the test of time. The temporary revival of those sites allows Tartu to expand in abstract dimensions and encourages our audience to dream.

Read more: http://www.uit.ee/

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Organisation: UIT
Contact: Marie Kliiman
E-Mail: marie [at] uit.ee

Sub-events
NameDateTimeLocationTicket
Sentimentality TVWed 21. Aug 201911:00 Käo 48,00-10,00€
Putka ProjectWed 21. Aug 201912:00 TartuFree
OSMO/ Loop.pH (UK)Wed 21. Aug 201915:00 Jakobi 5Free
From Hiinalinn to Hansalinn Wed 21. Aug 201918:00 Sõpruse pst ja Jaama tn risti, Olerexi tanklaFree
Living Park Wed 21. Aug 201921:00 Vaksali park ja KeskparkFree
Sentimentality TVThu 22. Aug 201911:00 Käo 48,00-10,00€
OSMO/ Loop.pH (UK)Thu 22. Aug 201915:00 Jakobi 5Free
Open Houses no 49: Wooden Tartu Thu 22. Aug 201918:00 TartuFree
Urban Festival UIT Thu 22. Aug 201921:30 Elektriteater (Tartu Ülikooli kirik)Free
Sentimentality TVFri 23. Aug 201911:00 Käo 48,00-10,00€
OSMO/ Loop.pH (UK)Fri 23. Aug 201915:00 Jakobi 5Free
Urban camping Fri 23. Aug 201918:00 Vaksali parkFree
Sentimentality TVSat 24. Aug 201911:00 Käo 48,00-10,00€
OSMO/ Loop.pH (UK)Sat 24. Aug 201912:00 Jakobi 5Free
Tour d'ÖÖ LXIVSat 24. Aug 201921:00 TartuFree
Party at the boiler house: UIT x SvetaSat 24. Aug 201923:00 Puiestee 2e endine Tarkoni katlamaja8,00-10,00€
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