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Day of Daisies (2015)

Original title: Karikakrapäev

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Documentary Duration 34:51

75 years ago young enthusiast Helju Mikkel (later known as Memm) brought together a group of students who were interested in folk arts. They started to study and perform old Estonian folk songs and dances and thus founded one of the oldest performance groups in Estonia: University of Tartu Folk Dance Ensemble.
With the rise of interest in folk arts, the group became extremely popular during Soviet times, and founds it way to television, Olympic games etc. All these years it carried on both despite and thanks to the authorities.
In "Day of Daisies" Helju Mikkel and Henn Tiivel (leaders of the ...

Director: Urmas Reisberg

Keywords: folk dance | folk dancers | folk dances | folk dance party | dancers | dancing | dance festival | Tartu ülikool | tudengid | dancing Tuljak | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Plank Film
Film Category Documentary
Duration 34:51


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Producer Lauri Leht
Director Urmas Reisberg
Cinematographer Urmas Reisberg | Mark Šandali | Paul Nurme | Sander Hiire
Animator Erik Alunurm
Sound Designer Martin Hein

First releases

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  • at other places: 14.03.2015, Vanemuine Concert Hall, Tartu, Estonia
  • on television: 15.03.2015, ETV2, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm