Station Narva: Tallinn Music Week Makers Launch New Festival In Estonia

The city of Narva, Estonia, is getting a new festival, called Station Narva and organized by the team behind the country’s showcase festival and music conference Tallinn Music Week.
Station Narva
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– Station Narva
The first edition of the Estonian festival is scheduled for Sept. 21-23

Narva is the easternmost city of Estonia, which is celebrating is 100th anniversary as a republic in 2018. Station Narva takes place Sept. 21-23 as will be headlined by Echo & The Bunnymen and Actress.
The festival’s organizers, Shiftworks OÜ, describe Narva, which is separating Europe’s east from the continent’s west, as a “diamond in the rough”. 
The festival’s stages will be set in the grand industrial architecture complex of Kreenholm island, which was once home to the world’s largest cotton spinning mill. 
Station Narva
– Station Narva
The festival’s stages will be set in the grand industrial architecture complex of Kreenholm island
Other acts that have already been confirmed include Gazelle Twin (UK), Jenny Wilson (Sweden), Shortparis, Red Samara Automobile Club (both Russia), Joensuu 1685 and View (both Finland). Estonia’s own music scene will be represented by around a dozen acts, including Mart Avi, 12EEK monkey, Una Bomba 50+, Zahir and more.
Apart from music, organizers are planning on putting on art activities in Narva Art Residency, public talks under the umbrella of the so-called BAZAR opinion festival, yard picnics and home concerts by local untapped talent. There’ll be stand-up performances in three different languages in cooperation with Comedy Estonia, and street food offerings on the Narva River promenade.
The festival’s partners include Narva Gate Ltd, Art Club Ro-Ro, Narva College of the University of Tartu, Narva Art Residency, festival BAZAR, Comedy Estonia, Lamperey Festival, and NGO Uus Sild.
The main sponsor is telecommunications company Telia. Additional support comes from the city of Narva, the nordic council of ministers’ office in Estonia, representatives of the European Commission in Estonia, the Finnish Institute in Estonia, the Swedish Institute in Estonia and the digital media incubator DIGIX. 
The pre-sale of Station Narva 2018 Festival Passes began July 3 at 10 am at Piletilevi. The first 200 passes will be available for €29, the next round  will cost €39. Single Day Tickets will become available in September.