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Tartu selects the Deed of the Year

Tartu City Government Press Release

Christmas City Photo: Raigo Pajula

1 December / Tartu Postimees and the Tartu City Government invite all residents and friends of Tartu to reflect on the achievement, event or undertaking for this year that deserves the title of Deed of the Year.

You can indicate your preference on Tartu’s website https://www.tartu.ee/aastategu2021, on the Tartu Postimees website, by e-mail at [email protected] or with the voucher published in the Tartu Postimees newspaper.

A drawing will be held among all voters for books published by the Postimees Publishing House and souvenirs from the City of Tartu. Voting will continue until 17 December

Tartu’s Deed of the Year will be announced at 11.00, on 29 December, on Town Hall Square.

This year’s candidates for Deed of the Year are:

  • Renovation of street lighting in Annelinn
  • Solaride, Estonia’s first solar car
  • The largest indoor climbing centre in Estonia, i.e. the Ministry of Climbing, in Tartu
  • Enriko Talvistu and Ove Maidla’s series of books about Tartu’s windows, doors, villas, courtyards, parks and boulevards
  • The animated film Windows in Tartu, My Love based on drawings by Gunnar Neeme and poems by Bernard Kangro
  • Ilmatsalu playground
  • Self-driving bus operating on a route for the first time (between the City Museum and the ENM)
  • Julia Belyaeva’s gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
  • An essential initiative for the whole of Estonia: weekly surveys of coronavirus content in wastewater
  • The Tartu Vaccination Centre, which has served as a good example for the whole of Estonia
  • Third place finish by Madis Mihkels in the peloton at the Junior World Championships
  • Raatuse Health Centre
  • Riga-Vaksali traffic junction, including the new Vaksali cycle and pedestrian bridge
  • Silver Vahtre’s personal exhibition Collages of Tartu
  • Performance of Seraphim and Bogdan at the Tartu New Theatre
  • University of Tartu Art Museum exhibition Face of Death. Life’s Vigour Through Death Masks
  • Tiit Kikas and Jaagup Kreem’s short operetta Ööbik ja Üliõpilane
  • Ula snow bar
  • New cycle and pedestrian tracks to the Green Park and Rahinge
  • New cafes by the Emajõgi River
  • Excavations on the plot at Jakob 5, which are changing the understanding of Tartu’s history
  • Excavations on Oa Street, to help understand what happened in Tartu during the Great Northern War
  • Win by student company Münt in the competition Brain Hunt (Ajujaht)

Tartu’Tartu’s Deed of the Year is being selected for the 24th time. Last year, the World Rally Championship Rally Estonia received the title ofs Deed of the Year.

Last changed 01.12.2021