Sihtasutus Teaduskeskus AHHAA,
Tartu (EST)


The Estonian Immersive Poetry Festival took place as part of the renowned Prima Vista Literature Festival. Held from Tuesday, May 9th, to Saturday, May 13th, this captivating event showcased a unique blend of poetry and immersive technology, creating an unforgettable cultural experience.

Throughout the week, attendees participated in Poetry Youth Labs, collaborating with immersive specialists and learning from poets and artists to craft their own immersive poetry performances. The festival also featured the intense Tarslam finals, where Estonia’s finest slam poets competed for the prestigious title.

The highlight of the event was the presentation of five distinct 360° immersive environments, crafted during the Collaborative Creation Course in Helsinki. Audiences were transported to imaginative realms during live performances by renowned poets Giovanni Baudonck, Eleonora Fisco, Sergio Garau, Maja Jantar, and Estonian poet Jaan “Luluur” Malin at the AHHAA Tartu Planetarium.

This poetic journey showcased the intersection of poetry and technology, offering a unique and intimate experience using cutting-edge technology.

The Estonian Immersive Poetry Festival not only celebrated the art of poetry but also contributed to the renewal of the literary sector in Europe. Attendees were immersed in a week filled with poetry, technology, and culture, making it an unforgettable and enriching event.

Photo’s by Teele Lember & Karl-Kristjan Neufeld

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Supported by the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. 

Hosted by renowned Schools of Arts:

  1. The Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp – AP University College of Applies Sciences and Arts, Antwerp (BE)
  2. School of Arts, Design and Architecture AALTO University, Helsinki (FI)
  3. Polish Japanese Academy of Information Technology, Warsaw (PL)

In collaboration with European planetariums:

  1. Sihtasutus Teaduskeskus AHHAA, Tartu (EST)
  2. Die Wiener Volkshochschule GMBH, Vienna (AUST)
  3. Ayuntamiento de A Coruña, Coruna (ES)
  4. Koninklijke Belgische Sterrenwacht, Brussel (BE)