FOR THE JOURNALISTS WHO COVER THE EVENTS OF THE FESTIVAL
In order to make
the coverage of the events of Viljandi Folk Music Festival as smooth and
painless as possible, we ask the representatives of media to inform
us about the technical equipment needed during the festival, such as:
The press center
of the festival has plenty of materials (texts, photos), in electronic
form as well as on the paper. Whoever has a need for the article materials,
or introductions to and/or photos of the performing bands, please let us
know! The e-mail addresses of the press center are presented below.
access to a computer
with Internet connection (news agencies, Internet portals, as well as daily
access to a phone
access to a scanner
to send the existing electronic photos (daily newspapers, Internet gates),
Also, please notice
that in order to get an interview one needs first to come to an agreement
with the press manager or the PR manager.
We stand on the
threshold of the 8th Viljandi Folk Music Festival. As the tradition goes,
those who wish can record and cover the events of the festival in words
as well as in picture, to make it available to those who did not care or
just could not come to Viljandi.
In order to receive
the entrance card to the 8th Viljandi Folk Music Festival that takes place
during July 20-23, 2000, you need to:
send an e-mail
beforehand on either of the following addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Ants Johanson, the press manager) or email@example.com
(Andri Maimets, the PR manager), and let these persons know of your wish
to receive a free entrance card
send or take with
you to the festival your own photo. You can send the photo either
electronically on the address firstname.lastname@example.org,
or via regular mail on the address: VPMF Keskus Posti 1, 71004 Viljandi.
The free entrance
cards as well as the whole press work that concerns giving the information
about the events of the festival will be handled by the persons that are
accredited to this assignment:
pay the 300 EEK
fee (in addition to access to backstage, the festival center, and the
festival club, this price also includes a festival T-shirt), or
the 150 EEK fee (includes all the above, except the T-shirt).
You can pay the fee when you are already in Viljandi. Should it be needed,
the festival team issues the deposit check for your editorial board.
The press manager
GSM: +372 50
The PR manager
GSM: +372 52
are obliged to organize your meeting with the other persons who are in
charge of the festival, and with the performing bands, as well as to arrange
press conferences and deal with other questions that might interest you.
The history of
the festival you will find here (also
In order for you
to learn about the previous Viljandi Folk Music Festivals and the coverage
of those events, we offer you a possibility to get to know most
of the printed materials concerning the festivals. If your articles
are not listed, we ask you to inform us about the error on the e-mail addresses
Also, we suggest
you to visit our contact page
to get the overview of other similar festivals in the world, of the traditional
music of other countries, and the latest news of world music.
At the same time, the
new Internet Forum gives an opportunity to get acquainted with the
flourishing moods and emotions that surround the festival as well as with
the continuous discussions. By the way, there is no need to hide your own
light under a bushel!