Estonian Traditional Music Center

This is the website of Estonian Traditional Music Center. The non-profit organisation Estonian Traditional Music Center is an open and innovative non-government organisation which supports and organises traditional music hobby education and promotes live traditional music performances across the country. Estonian Traditional Music Centre is located in Viljandi in a contemporary cultural centre where concerts, performances, training sessions, seminars, etc. are organised all year round. 

The cellar hall of the centre houses a Traditional Music Library which holds a collection of sound recordings and an information centre. August Pulst School which focuses on teaching and introducing traditional music through live examples aka organises training sessions and courses is also located in the centre. NGO Estonian Traditional Center organises one of the biggest music festivals in the Baltics – Viljandi Folk Music Festival.

The festival and day passes for XXIV Viljandi Folk Music Festival which takes place on July 28-31, 2016 are available from Piletilevi ticket vendors and in the web shop starting from December 1, 2015.

Festival pass

Altogether 1800 festival passes are sold, the price of the first 900 is lower than that of the next 900.

First 900 passes
Price 62€  SOLD OUT!
Reduced price for Telia and Elion clients* 46.5€  SOLD OUT!

Next 900 passes
Price 69€  BUY HERE

Youngster's pass

The youngster's pass is meant for students aged 13-26 (included). Youngster's passes are exchanged for wristbands upon presenting proof of age and student status.
Price 34€  BUY HERE

Day pass

The day passes cost less if you buy them in advance. Reduced advance prices are also available for youngsters and pensioners.

Day pass prices before the festival:

Thursday, July 28
Price 23€  BUY HERE
Youngster's day pass 19€
Reduced price for pensioners 19€
Reduced price for Telia/Elion clients* 17.25€

Friday, July 29
Price 33€  BUY HERE
Youngster's day pass 25€
Reduced price for pensioners 25€
Reduced price for Telia/Elion clients* 24.75€

Saturday, July 30
Price 36€  BUY HERE
Youngster's day pass 29€
Reduced price for pensioners 29€
Reduced price for Telia/Elion clients* 27€

Sunday, July 31
Price 18€  BUY HERE
Youngster's day pass 15€
Reduced price for pensioners 15€
Reduced price for Telia/Elion clients* 13.25€

Day pass prices during the festival:

Thursday, July 28
Price 27€
Reduced price for Telia/Elion clients* 20.25€

Friday, July 29
Price 36€
Reduced price for Telia/Elion clients* 27€

Saturday, July 30
Price 40€
Reduced price for Telia/Elion clients* 30€

Sunday, July 31
Price 20€
Reduced price for Telia/Elion clients* 15€

*Telia/Elion, who is the grand sponsor of the festival, offers their clients the opportunity to purchase festival and day passes at a reduced rate.

Important information:

  • The festival pass and day pass grant entry to all the outdoor concerts and (subject to availability) the concerts which take place in the Traditional Music Center and St John's Church. Festival pass holders can purchase tickets for the indoor concerts in advance for a reduced rate of at least 50%.
  • Both festival and day passes are exchanged for wristbands in the tickets and pass centre which is located near the main festival gate on Vabaduse Square. The ticket and pass centre is open 12.00-01.00.
  • All children under the age of 12 (included) can visit the festival for free. In order to prevent problems which might arise from determining the age of your child, we ask you kindly to visit the ticket and pass centre when you arrive at the festival area where the children are provided with wristbands upon presenting a document proving their eligibility.
  • The youngster's festival and day passes are for students aged 13-26 (included). The youngster's passes are exchanged for wristbands upon presenting proof of age and student status.
  • The pensioner's day passes are exchanged for wristbands upon presenting the pension certificate.
  • The number of festival passes, day passes and youngster's passes is limited.

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XXVI Viljandi Folk Music Festival takes place at 26th to 29th July 2018

Passes will be sold from 1st December at Piletilevi