Tallinn Song Festival Grounds

Tallinn, Estonia

The Tallinn Song Stage (Lauluväljak) was built in 1959 for the Estonian Song Festival. The stage was meant to hold over 15,000 singers but it’s also possible to use it the other way – the performance will take place in front of the stage and audience is sitting on the stage.

The stage was the main places of the Estonian revolution and new independence in 1988-1991. Estonians gathered there to sing patriotic hymns in what became known as the Singing Revolution that led to the overthrow of Soviet rule.

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Founded: 1959
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Historical period: Soviet Occupation (Estonia)

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Kai-Kristel Ehala (11 months ago)
It is a beautiful place. In winter you can do winter activities with sled, snowboard, skies and etc. In summer you can enjoy concerts, walks and other festivals.
Daniel DeNinno (12 months ago)
Seeing the Laulupidau here in 2019 was absolutely amazing. I can see why people from around the world gather to participate and view this great event. Even though there were more people around than I've ever seen in one place, it wasn't that difficult to move around. Plus, the sloped seating makes it so it's not difficult to see or hear. Smoked cheese braids were delicious :)
Sam Tambago (13 months ago)
Spacious venue for concerts and sports events!
Zimm ZX (16 months ago)
The Tallinn Song Festival Grounds are a sight in itself. Having hosted events since 1928, it's quite old for a festival ground. It's proximity to the Kadriorg park allows is of course a plus. However there really isn't much to do here if there isn't a festival being held. You can freely explore the festival grounds and climb a tower for some nice views, but that's pretty much it. If you're in the area, sure, you can visit. However you shouldn't come this far just for the festival grounds.
Ruxellan (21 months ago)
Tallinn song festival ground, where every five years the country's biggest festival take place. Peoples wear #traditional dress, they come here to watch the festival. lots of artist performed this biggest event. The location is in a very nice place, and the inside of the ground is also awesome because it's like a stadium without chair. I've visited in 2019. It was a great experience.
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