Tallinn Music Week festival tickets have been already put on sale in Estonia, says the Tallinn Music Festival's press service. The initial price for tickets for the festival, taking place on March 27-29, will be 35 euros.
The artist application round for the sixth edition of Tallinn Music Week ended on Dec. 1 with 728 applicants from 32 countries. The biggest number of applications (269) was submitted from Estonia. Next up were Finland with 100 applications, Belarus (70), Latvia and Russia (51 each), Lithuania (34), Poland (13) and Denmark (11). Some of the most exotic places to apply from included Argentina, Senegal, Iran and China. Around 200 applicants will be confirmed into the line-up in January 2014.
According to the head of the festival program, Kristo Rajasaare, the line-up will continue to keep a strong regional focus. “In addition to local Estonian music we wish to stage more Nordic, Russian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Belarusian and Polish acts to fully cover the most interesting music from Eastern Europe and the Baltic Sea region,” Rajasaare said.
Tallinn Music Week is the biggest talent festival in the Nordic-Baltic region and a two-day music industry conference. The festival aims to present the best local and regional talent to the international music industry and media, and introduce the most exciting and cutting edge music to the regional audience.