20th Tartu County Folk Dance Festival is inspired by the celebratory years of festival itself, Elva town 80 and Estonia 100. Concert performance bring different folk dancers from the county all together, showing the beauty of the folk dance. In some years, when there are no bigger festivals happening, it’s also season ending party.
Elva circuit is in many ways an average race course - moderately hilly, moderately windy, moderately winding. Therefore it has something to offer for all types of cyclists - those who like ascents as well as those who like smooth sections with crosswinds. The highlight of the circuit is the last 5 kilometres. In this section the course ascends and ascends, culminating in a hilltop finish at the edge of Elva. This makes Elva one of the most diverse races in the series.
Distances: Long distance 87,2 km (2 laps: 43,6 km + 43,6 km), Short distance 43,6 km (1 lap: 43,6 km).
Traditional cyclinc event takes over the streets of Elva, when cyclist from different levels give their best for the results. Event is III stage of Estonian championship.
Elva Jalgrattaklubi Velorõõm
Tartu Running Marathon (or Tartu Jooksumaraton), the biggest cross-country running event in the Baltics, got itself a new name and is now called Tartu Forest Marathon. Also, a 42 km distance has been added to the program. Every year about 4000 runners participate in the event. Therefore 42, 23, 10 and 5 km distances are available this year. The 42 and 23 km races start from Otepää, Tehvandi Sports Center and finishes in Elva - same places where the legendary Tartu Marathon starts and finishes. 10 and 5 km races start and finish in Elva.
Traditionally we invite you to be part of the town birthday celebration at the first Saturday of May. During the day, we have fair, culture program filled with local performers, followed by outdoor party with band Justament. What would be the birthday without the cake and a salute? We have that!
The fifth Hiking marathon takes us on the trails located in Elva town, celebrating the 80th birthday of town rights. Purpose of this event is to promote nature, health and Elva as recreational area. Event contains warmup, daylong hiking with some interesting elements, hiking soup and lottery. If you want to spend nice active day, you are welcome to join us!
The aim of the Festival is to present the subjects of scientific research conducted in Pomerania, familiarize students with the achievements of science and present them in a possibly understandable, attractive form, conducive to arousing the curiosity of the world and the joy of learning about it.
Lot of attractions for children and adults.
The May holiday will be a great opportunity to spend time together in the city space, get to know local artists, exhibitors, participate in numerous workshops, games and animations.
Cultural animators and instructors will provide an unforgettable fun for all those who enjoy an active way of spending time, offering physical activities, games or art workshops.
More info: https://www.facebook.com/salwa.fest/