Dominican Arts Days
Tallinn, September 1-5, 2021

From September 1-5, 2021, the capital of Estonia will host a meeting of Dominican artists. During concerts, exhibitions, liturgical moments, conferences and round tables, musicians, authors, painters and photographers of the Dominican family from various European countries will have the opportunity to present their work and enter into dialogue with the public and local artists.

Through their talent and artistic work, Dominican friars, sisters and laity contribute to the mission of the Order of Preachers in transmitting the message of the Gospel. During these days, they will be able to meet and share about their way of preaching with all participants.

A large part of the activities will be accessible via livestreaming to allow the participation of those who do not have the opportunity to attend in person. But everyone is welcome to attend in person, too!

Any contribution to finance the event is welcome. You can send us your donation via Each benefactor will receive a mask specially designed for the occasion by Brother Felix Hernandez, O.P.

With the participation of:

  • DOMINICAN ARTISTS : sr Diana (Choreographer – Latvia), fr Björn Engdahl (Painter – Sweden), fr Felix Hernandez (Painter – Spain), sr Marie Kašparová (Video – Czech Republic), fr Grégoire Laurent-Huyghues-Beaufond (Poet – France), fr Marie-Augustin Laurent-Huyghues-Beaufond (Musician – France/Finland), fr Mannes Marusak (Painter – Slovakia), Lembit Peterson (Actor/Director – Estonia), fr Antonio Praena (Poet – Spain), fr Adam Rokosz (Photographer – Austria), fr Karel Simon (Photographer – Czech Republic), Kristjan Üksala (Musician/Actor – Estonia), fr Dominic White (Composer – Great Britain)
  • INVITED ARTISTS : Jurga Juodyte (Video-Lithuania), Eva Eensaar (Musician – Estonia), Maria Peterson (Musician – Estonia), Theatrum (Theatre Company – Estonia), Jan-Eik Tulve & Vox Clamantis (Musicians – Estonia), Pärt Uusberg (Composer – Estonia)
  • SPEAKERS : sr Helen Alford (Professor at the Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas, Rome), Mgr Philippe Jourdan (Bishop of Tallinn), sr Hannah Laue (Latvia), fr Artur Modzelewski (Estonia), fr Gabriel Salmela (Theologian – Finland), fr Mindaugas Slapšinskas (Chaplain of Artists – Lithuania), fr Gerard Francisco Timoner III (Master of the Order of Preachers – Rome), Nicolas Tixier (Provincial of France – France).


For practical information and registration, please contact:

The Festival Pass of 50€, which includes access to all activities, is to be paid after registration.
Arrangements for lodging is up to the participants.


Contact info

 Piazza Pietro d'Illiria, 1 | 00153 Roma | Italy


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