This month Estonia hosts one of Europe’s most popular fashion events when Tallinn Fashion Week hits the capital October 23rd through 25th. Scheduled to take place at the Salme Cultural Centre, the event will see the coveted Golden Needle design prize awarded.
According to numbers from Statistics Estonia. some 303,000 foreign tourists booked stays in the country, a 5% increase over the previous year’s numbers. With neighboring country tourists and business people visiting most frequently, Estonia’s February and March figures from Finland were the most striking with 20% more visits when compared to last year at the same time.
Coming to Tallinn in August, the Birgitta Festival 2013 is a combination of modern musical theater and dark and foreboding medieval customs. Scheduled to begin August 9th through 18th at St. Bridget’s Convent in Tallinn, this year’s festival presents a program of rich musical entertainment from Faust to Sleeping Beauty.
The 22nd annual Tallinn tourism fest, TOUREST 2013, opens on Sunday at the Estonian Fairs Center. Scheduled to run from the today thru Sunday, the fair showcases local and regional tourism, as well as new modes of travel.
A report on Baltic tourism for 2011 shows levels of traffic approaching per-recession levels in all three Baltic states.