Narva is a border town with Russia, which has historically been under both Swedish and Russian rule. Narva, which is over 95% Russian-speaking, is the third-largest town in Estonia. Narva is also one of the easternmost points of the current European Union map.
The venue of the conference is mainly Vaba Lava Theatre Centre in Narva.
Vaba Lava (in English: free stage) is a popular place in the former military factory complex Baltiets that provide performing space for local theatre companies, and will also provide an opportunity to present guest performances by both Estonian repertoire theatres and independent companies as well as theatre and dance companies from Russia, Western Europe and Nordic countries. The new space will be also used for festivals, concerts, seminars, workshops, master classes etc.
Second working day venue will be at the conference centre of Meresuu Spa Hotel.
Meresuu SPA & Hotel, opened in 2008, is situated in a historical resort Narva-Jõesuu, in the near vicinity of the longest Estonian sand beach, surrounded by a beautiful pine forest. Meresuu SPA & Hotel is situated at the distance of 210 km from Tallinn, 15 km from Narva.
The unique beach of Narva-Jõesuu with white sand and beautiful nature offer perfect opportunities for spending time all the year round. The sea waves churning behind the window help to be carried away from everyday worries and give wings to dreams. Meresuu SPA Hotel wants to offer maximum relaxation and always friendly servicing.