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"Tartu and Southern Estonia have a lot worth showing to the world. Use the opportunity!"

Leeuwarden-Friesland was a European Capital of Culture in 2018 - and they were good at it. Tartu 2024 invited one of LF2018 programme managers, Immie Jonkman, to visit our bidding region and share her fresh insights on how culture can make a change. Immie gave two public lectures on community involvement in Tartu and Võru and participated in a workshop on audience development for Tartu 2024 final round bid book.
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Overview of Tartu's Nightlife In The Works

20 February 2019 will see a seminar, the seventh in a series, held at Tartu's alternative culture club Arhiiv, where the results of six previous seminars on different sides of Tartu's nightlife will be talked about. This is a milestone in the process of mapping the status of night culture and economy and the first step towards compiling a nightlife strategy looking to raise the quality of late hour life in the versatile city.

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Culture Compass Event Series Launched

Together with Tartu 2024, the Cultural Department of Tarty City launched a new event series aimed at cultural managers, communities, artists and social entrepreneurs who wish to share experiences, learn from them and thereby develop themselves and bring their work to a new level.
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Open Call for Literary Projects!

Tartu is in the final round for Estonian cities aiming to become European Capital of Culture in 2024. Our main theme is „Arts of Survival“. As UNESCO City of Literature, we are also expected to provide an internationally attractive range of literary events. Tartu is inviting European and global organisers of literary events to present project ideas contributing to a strong European dimension of our artistic programme.
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