Tours for Press & Delegates | Tallinn Music Week

Tours for Press & Delegates

Networking, receptions and tours 

Thursday 27 August

Port Noblessner tour at the PROTO Invention Factory
Peetri 10, Port Noblessner
Meets at the PROTO Invention Factory ticket desk

During the first 30 minutes, you will hear about the history of Port Noblessner and the development of the area. After the tour, visitors can experience the PROTO Invention Factory. More information:

17:00 – 21:00
TMW Art gallery tour of extended opening times Tallinn Thursday starts at Kai Art Center (Peetri 12), providing you with a crash course of Estonian contemporary art scene across the eight galleries.

17:30 – 19:00
Tampere Hall in collaboration with Tampere 2026 present
The Opening Reception of Tallinn Music Week 2020
Fotografiska Tallinn
Telliskivi 60a-8

Tampere Hall in collaboration with Tampere 2026 are delighted to invite you to an opening reception of the TMW 2020 festival at Fotografiska Tallinn. Please find below the programme of the event:

Opening speeches by:
Tõnis Lukas, Estonian Minister of Culture
Timo Kantola, Ambassador of Finland to Estonia
Paulina Ahokas, Managing Director of Tampere Hall
Perttu Pesä, Director of Major Events at City Of Tampere, Director of Tampere 2026

DJ-set by Samppa Rinne, Head of Program for Popular Culture at Tampere Hall

17:00, 17:15, 17:30
Bus departures to reception from Nordic Hotel Forum to Fotografiska

Friday, 28 August

9:00, 9:15, 9:30
Bus departures from Nordic Hotel Forum to the Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA)

Opening of the TMW 2920 Conference at the Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA)

Tour of the Telliskivi Creative City
Meets in front of F-Hoone
Telliskivi 60a

Bianka Soe, content manager for the Telliskivi Creative City, will guide visitors on the walking tour around the creative hub, providing an insider’s look at the past, present and future of this bustling quarter.

President Kersti Kaljulaid at the TMW 2020 Conference at the Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA)

GROM reception
Sveta Bar
Address: Telliskivi 62

Saturday, 29 August 

13:45 – 15:45
A cycling adventure in North Tallinn
Kalaranna 28, Patarei prison
Meets in front of Patarei prison
Finishes at the Põhjala Factory
Distance: approx. 10 – 12 km

Cycling adventure starts from the Patarei prison, continues past the Seaplane Harbour hangers, through the trendy Noblessner Quarter’s industrial area towards Kopli. We will visit the Kopli lines, a former village within the city, built for the working class employees of a big shipyard, and finish the tour at Põhjala Factory – home to the Koplifest community festival where TMW is also presenting part of the music programme.

16:00 – 17:00
Introducing HEMI, Hub for the Exchange of Music Innovation
Music Estonia networking area in the lobby of the conference venue at the Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA)

Sunday, 30 August

Tour of the Lasnamäe district
Starts from Nordic Hotel Forum
Viru väljak 3

We’ll take you on a bus tour to explore the mythical places and hidden pearls of our capital’s largest district Lasnamäe. We’ll delve into the district’s history of the Soviet “mikroraions” era, its unrealised grand plans and future potential. After the bus tour, everyone can stay in the Laagna Community Garden to enjoy the concert by Polina Cherkasova for free.

14:00 – 17:00 Bus tour around Lasnamäe
17:00 – 18:30 Polina Cherkasova’s garden concert in Laagna Community Garden

Back from Laagna Community Garden to the city centre at 18:30
A meal at Comandor and transport from the city centre to Lasnamäe and back are included.

Please register to all the tours by filling in the form