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Music & Culture travel course: The Baltics & Berlin

Missed the info. session on Nov 21? Contact: mark.vuorinen@uwaterloo.ca

All student, faculty, staff, community members are welcome to inquire about this trip.

Baltics posterApproximate dates: June 26 - July 9, 2019.

Experience the rich musical culture of song in Estonia.  Every five years since 1869, Estonia has held its National Song Festival, Laulupidu. In 2019, more than 30000 singers from around the world will arrive in Tallinn, Estonia’s capital for several days of concerts.  Tallinn, a walled, mediaeval city on the Baltic Sea, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Discover the rich traditions of singing and dance in the homeland of “The Singing Revolution.”

Other musically-rich destinations include Riga (Latvia) and Tartu (Estonia).  Dates will be confirmed once the Festival Dates are set.

Other travel destinations includes Berlin to experience performances of the Berlin Philharmonic, Deutsche Oper, and Comische Oper.

Music and Culture Baltics Brochure

This trip may be taken for course credit as MUSIC 355. Register either in the Winter or Spring term.

Contact:
Professor Mark Vuorinen
519-885-0220 ext 24220
mark.vuorinen@uwaterloo.ca

Tallinna Song Festival

LaulupiduChildren at Song Festival

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