21 July Whitefish Day

13:00 Official opening of the Whitefish Day by our mascot Rändur Rääbis


Together, we prepare the scarecrow Kurjavaimu Nolk (“Wretched Punk”) from Pavel Varunin’s fairy-tale book Rääbu (The Whitefish) in the garden.


13:30-16:00   Workshops

An illustration in calligraphy on the basis of the fairy-tale book Rääbu – the painting and gilding techniques are introduced by Pavel Varunin, author and illustrator of Rääbu.

  • Kurjavaimu Nolk as a wind chime
  • Crafting pine bark boats
  • Making boat ropes
  • Workshop on Lake Paipus pike-perch skin for adults (12 euros/person, max 8 people in a group)

Additional information and signing up for workshops at: info@peipsimaa.ee, +372 556 39398


The Whitefish Day is organised within the framework of the project A Year of Handicrafts at Peipsimaa Visitor Centre 2015 of MTÜ Piiri Peal as part of the Whitefish Month. The activities for children and teenagers are supported by the Cultural Programme for Lake Peipus Area and MISA.