Haapsalu Stronghold Yard

Cyrillus Kreek's Days: Song Festival of Estonian Swedes

11 a.m. Service in Haapsalu Dome Church 12 noon Song Festival Parade to the Stronghold Yard 1 p.m. Song Festival The events of Cyrillus Kreek's days take us 80 years back and attempt to reconstruct a significant cultural event of Estonian Swedes – their First Song Festival. All singers of Estonian-Swedish origin, high school students studying Swedish and participants outside Estonia are welcome to take part in the Song Festival. The framework of the second Song Festival of Estonian Swedes is based on that of the first one: the start of the festivities in the morning is heralded by trumpets and followed by the service in the church, parade through Haapsalu town and festive concert and dancing in the stronghold yard. Loe edasi...