Thursday, June 28

9:00 Bus departure to the Estonian National Museum, Tartu (80 km drive), from the car park behind Viljandi Kaubamaja

10:30-12:30 Guided tours in 4 groups

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:30 Tours continue

15:30-16:30 Free time in the ENM shop and café

16:30 Departure to Viljandi

17:30 Arrival in Viljandi

18:00-19:00 Dinner in the Sakala Centre

19:00-21:00 Russian themed lectures in the Sakala Centre hall (with interpretation from Russian to English):

Ludmila Korolkova: The Traditional Clothing and Home Decoration of the Baltic-Finnish people of Russia, Made in Nalbinding, Knitting, or Crocheting Techniques at the end of 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries

Olga Konkova: Revival of Traditional Knitting among the Indigenous Peoples of the Leningrad Region: The VILLAVÄKI - The Woolen People Project

Albina Lebedeva: Perspective on the Promotion of Traditional Knitting in Russia

21.00 Briefing in the Sakala Centre hall

Evening knitting lounge in Layk studio café until 23:00 (optional)