TMW 2023 takes place on 10 – 14 May 2023. The programme will be announced in spring 2023. Until then you can check out last year’s free talks programme below.

4 May 2022 TALLINN
5 – 7 May 2022 NARVA

TMW Talks is a programme of free public discussions, a public-friendly arena for battling hot topics within and beyond music and culture. TMW Talks invites everyone to explore the impact of the individual on society and vice versa.

Foto: Tõnu Tunnel


Wed, 4 May, 16:00–22:00
Terminal Records & Bar (Telliskivi 60/2)


Opening Talk: Culture keeps us from breaking down – in Estonian 

Katri Raik, Mayor of Narva
Kaarel Oja, Deputy Mayor of Tallinn
Piret Hartman, Undersecretary for Cultural Diversity at Ministry of Culture
Ingmar Kiviloo, student of VHK, organiser of charity concert for Ukraine in Saku Suurhall
Michael Pärt, music producer and co-founder of the Arvo Pärt Centre
Moderator: Heili Sibrits, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Postimees, Head of Postimees Nädal

Youth Talks: Of Climate, Crisis and Dreams – in Estonian

Youth Talks, Tartu 2024 Extended:
How to make cultural life blossom outside the capital? –
in Estonian

19:00 Live: Youth band Onkel Jonkel from Viljandi
20:00 Terminal Jazz Jam


Thu, 5 May
Alex Kohvik & Catering, Narva Vaba Lava (Linda 2)


18:00 BAZAR talks: Does culture change the city?

Fri, 6 May
Alex Kohvik & Catering, Narva Vaba Lava (Linda 2)


18:00 Workshop Emotional intelligence – what is it and what for?

Working language: Russian
Educator: Valeria Lavrova

Sat, 7 May
OBJEKT Gallery (Linda 2)

Free, with pre-registration

13:00 – 14:00 Russian-language media landscape in Estonia
14:30 – 15:30 Culture as the driver of urban life