XXVI Estonian Song Festival visited more than 153 000 people, the event was covered by 450 Estonian and 100 foreign journalists.
The Estonian Song Festival (in Estonian: Laulupidu) is one of the largest amateur choral events in the world, a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. It is held every five years in July on the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds (Lauluväljak) simultaneously with the Estonian Dance Festival. The joint choir has comprised more than 30,000 singers performing to an audience of 80,000.
More than 153 000 people visited the dance performances and concerts. Most tickets were sold for the second concert of the Song Celebration “The Time to Touch” on Sunday – 67322 tickets. The audience listened to and sang along with 33025 singers joined by 10 082 dancers. The joint choir for the grand finale consisted of just over 22 000 singers.
XXVI Estonian Song Festival comminication was provided in cooreration with JLP agency.