19-22 September, 2024

Estonian National Museum, Tartu, Estonia

Estonian National Museum

Tartu, Estonia

UNDA is a festival in Southern Estonia that celebrates club culture, connection, and the power of dance.

UNDA is a festival in Southern Estonia that celebrates club culture, connection, and the power of dance.

UNDA explores the links between club culture, music, dance, and anthropology. It honors the vitality of communal dancefloor spaces through global club music and live performances, emphasizing the cultural significance of gathering together and the act of dancing.

UNDA explores the links between club culture, music, dance, and anthropology. It honors the vitality of communal dancefloor spaces through global club music and live performances, emphasizing the cultural significance of gathering together and the act of dancing.

UNDA explores the links between club culture, music, dance, and anthropology. It honors the vitality of communal dancefloor spaces through global club music and live performances, emphasizing the cultural significance of gathering together and the act of dancing.

The event occurs during the Autumn equinox, representing the balance between day and night, light and dark, movement and stillness.

The event occurs during the Autumn equinox, representing the balance between day and night, light and dark, movement and stillness.

The event occurs during the Autumn equinox, representing the balance between day and night, light and dark, movement and stillness.

unda features talks, workshops, exhibits, and performances highlighting the power of communal spaces to address societal and environmental disparities.

unda features talks, workshops, exhibits, and performances highlighting the power of communal spaces to address societal and environmental disparities.

unda features talks, workshops, exhibits, and performances highlighting the power of communal spaces to address societal and environmental disparities.

UNDA unda will take over the Estonian National Museum, Tartu, throughout the night on Friday and Saturday, with an opening ceremony on Thursday. The museum is a striking architectural masterpiece on an ex-Soviet airfield surrounded by wetlands. 

UNDA unda will take over the Estonian National Museum, Tartu, throughout the night on Friday and Saturday, with an opening ceremony on Thursday. The museum is a striking architectural masterpiece on an ex-Soviet airfield surrounded by wetlands. 

UNDA unda will take over the Estonian National Museum, Tartu, throughout the night on Friday and Saturday, with an opening ceremony on Thursday. The museum is a striking architectural masterpiece on an ex-Soviet airfield surrounded by wetlands. 

Talks

The talk program brings together voices from different backgrounds and disciplines to advance the conversation about the indispensable function of dance floors and community spaces, how they benefit society, and how they can strengthen ties across diverse communities.

The talk program brings together voices from different backgrounds and disciplines to advance the conversation about the indispensable function of dance floors and community spaces, how they benefit society, and how they can strengthen ties across diverse communities.

Dancefloor

unda aims to highlight the cultural significance of dancing and its role in connecting people. The nighttime program will unfold across three main zones, directing the transitional energy from rich wetlands onto the dancefloor featuring both emerging and established DJs and live performers.

unda aims to highlight the cultural significance of dancing and its role in connecting people. The nighttime program will unfold across three main zones, directing the transitional energy from rich wetlands onto the dancefloor featuring both emerging and established DJs and live performers.

Installations

unda sets the stage for site-specific audiovisual experiences and installations featuring local and global artists who translate the festival´s key themes and musical paths into their visual narrative.

unda sets the stage for site-specific audiovisual experiences and installations featuring local and global artists who translate the festival´s key themes and musical paths into their visual narrative.

unda aims to reshape the view of clubs by highlighting their vital cultural function as gathering areas and cooperation zones, where fresh concepts, identities, vocational options, and experimentation can materialize.

unda aims to reshape the view of clubs by highlighting their vital cultural function as gathering areas and cooperation zones, where fresh concepts, identities, vocational options, and experimentation can materialize.