Saturday 16th June 2018, Vaahterasali (Kansantalo, Aleksanterinkatu 26) – at 13.30
Poems and piano music by the ensemble of poets Kai Aareleid (EST), Heidi Iivari (FIN), Silja Järventausta (FIN) and pianist Marge Loik (EST).
Kai Aareleid (b. 1972) is an estonian poet, prosaist and translator. Her first novel was published in 2011 (Vene veri). Aareleidwas chosen as the 2016 Estonian Writer of the Year.
Heidi Iivari (b. 1974) resides in Tartu and writes poems in Finnish as well as in Estonian. Iivari is a poet, translator, Finnish language teacher and a free writer.
Silja Järventausta (b. 1977) lives in Helsinki. She has published four poetry books. She was inspired to study Estonian language by the city of Tartu.
Marge Loik (b. 1967) is a piano teacher in Viljandi, Estonia. She has played with many prestigious ensembles and has received much recognition for her work.