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Options and Attractions newsSeto women in traditional clothes - photo J.Parikas 1927• the dwellings of the smaller ethnic groups living in Estonia - a native farm from SetomaaThe Setos have been living at the contact point of different cultures, religions and states throughout the history (Seto: katõ ilma veere pääl). This is why their unique culture is a historical blend of Eastern and Western cultures. The Seto, unlike the majority of Estonians, are Orthodox, with an extraordinary history and culture.The farm will be fully equipped and fur- nished was originally build in about 1877. The spacious barn dwelling has been customised as an exhibition and event hall. Visitors will experience an exhibition of Seto textiles, temporary exhibitions introducing the Seto architecture and eve- ryday life, Seto leelo choir concerts, folk calendar events, handicraft workshops, folk costume days, Seto kirmas - a village festivity with dancing, singing and music... to name but a few of the events that will take place from May 2015.Estonian Open Air Museum www.evm.eeEstonian open air museum 2015The Museum exhibit farms from West- ern Estonia, the islands, Northern and Southern Estonia - each of those regions has individual characteristics in their everyday life and architecture, their own local costumes and dialect.From May 2015 there will be two additions:• a dwelling of an Old believer fisherman from the Lake PeipusThe small fisherman’s house called the House of Petchonkin after the surname of its owner originates from the Kallaste city on the Lake Peipus coast. ‘Old Believ- ers’ are the descendants of the followers of the old Russian Orthodox practices. In1650’s - 1660’s . The simple Russian- style wooden house was built in 1863. Visitors will be able to see - cookery workshops, folklore and crafts, help make alter candles and icons, hear and sing songs from the region.On the Road issue 217Page 17Rijksmuseum• The completely renovated Philips Wing opened its doors to the public on public on 1 November. The Philips Wing is the museum’s new exhibition wing where both major and smaller national and interna- tional exhibitions will be held. The exhibi- tion Modern Times. Photography in the 20th century is the first exhibition in the Philips Wing and features more than 400 works from the museum’s own extensive photography collection.From 12 February - 17 May 2015, the Ri- jksmuseum will showcase the later work of Rembrandt van Rijn for the very first time in the major exhibition Late Rembrandt.Price change• From the 1st of November the ticket price is now €17,50 for adults at the Rijks- museum. The commission for the tourism industry for groups of 15 and over will remain €1,-. For some exhibitions a sup- plement is required, children aged 18 and under remain free of charge also for exhibition. www.rijksmuseum.nlExperience Center De KoninckSince 1833, the De Koninck brewery, the oldest city brewery of Antwerp, has been one of the icons of the port city. To strengthen its strong ties with the city, the De Koninck brewery will open continued...Canary Wharf - happy shoppers + CW Ice rinkNew Christmas MarketsTwo new venues for 2014 in the heart of Central LondonCanary Wharf / Montgomery Square:17th November 2014 - 24th December 2014Xmas Markets Ltd are the organisers at Montgomery Square , with two en- trancestoCanaryWharfStation.ThisstationservestheheartofCanaryWharf’s financial and media district with an architecturally stunning construction.With over 300 shops, bars and restaurants and one of the UK’s largest public art displays. The Christmas Market has 30 - 40 stalls offering original handicrafts.There is also an ice rink and London’s only ice walk.Free entry to the Christmas Market • Christmas Market Opening hoursMonday to Sunday 11:00• Christmas Market Closing hoursSundaytoThursday21:00 FridayandSaturday22:00Tate Modern:14th November 2014 - 24th December 2014Xmas Markets Ltd are the organisers at the new Christmas Market at Tate Modern, where there are 70 - 80 stalls. Nearest Tube links are Southwark (Jubilee Line, 600 metres approx.)and Blackfriars (District and Circle Line, 800 metres approx.) St Pauls (Central Line, 1,100 metres approx.)By coach - A drop off / pick up point is situated on Southwark Street, a short walk from the main entrance.Tate Modern is the most-visited modern art gallery in the world, with around 4.7 million visitors per year.Free entry to Christmas Market • Christmas Market Opening hoursMonday to Friday 11:00Saturday and Sunday 10.00• Christmas Market Closing hoursSunday to Thursday 21:00 Friday and Saturday 22:00What is on offer at both markets?Stalls offering everything from handmade jewellery, oil paintings, pretty kaleido- scopes, leather products, handmade glass gifts, beautiful soaps and much more.To ensure visitors can enjoy strolling through the market, refreshment stalls are also on offer with authentic German sausages, crepes, burgers, churros, gingerbread and of course roasted chestnuts, all washed down with aromatic mulled wine .

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