On Saturday, July 22, the Kadriorg Palace and Park Ensemble will celebrate its 299th birthday. A lot of games, tours and concerts, which will be held in the park and museums of Kadriorg are timed to the holiday. The beginning of the events starts at 12.00.
This year marks the 300th anniversary of the great journey of Peter I and Catherine I to Europe. The museum house of Peter I will conduct an exploratory game for adults and children, during which the participants will learn the details of the tsar's European tour, as well as about the secrets the French king revealed to him, and why Peter decided to build an Italian palace in Tallinn.
The Kadriorg Museum of Art has also prepared a special program: the "Discover Egypt" game will be held here, as well as tours of the exhibition "The Way to the East. Travels and a collection of Otto Friedrich von Richter "- it will be held at 14.00 in Russian.
At 13.00, everyone is invited to the Eduard Wilde Museum for a lecture "Life of Vilde out of a suitcase. Travels of writer Vilde ». Children's Museum "Miyamillah" invites children to search for treasures and into a creative workshop. Participation in all events is for a festive museum ticket (1 € for each museum).
After visiting the Kadriorga museums you will be able to enjoy the music in the park.
At 15.00 the soloists of the Music Foundation “Pille Lille” will present the program "Classical Opera Music". At 16.30 jazz singer Kadri Voorand and "Estonian Cello Ensemble" will perform. The music program will be finished at 18:00 in the Parade hall of the Kadriorg Palace, where the ensemble "Järvi Instrumentalists" will be on stage.
And at 17.00 near the sundial on the bank of the Swan Pond, everyone who wants is invited to take part in excursions around the park. The festive program was prepared by Kadriorg Park, Kadriorg Art Museum, Mikkel Museum, Peter I's House Museum, Vilde Museum, Children's Museum "Miyamillah". The event was prepared with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Akzo Nobel Baltics AS.