Estonian comic artists in the Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Written by Kadri Naanu on . Posted in News, News of Centre

On 11–13 October 2019 the Lakes International Comic Art Festival will be held in Kendal in the United Kingdom. The festival hosts artists from all over the world including Estonians Joonas Sildre, Liisa Kruusimägi, and Veiko Tammjärv.

The artists will introduce their work in the International Marketplace on Saturday and Sunday and draw with kids in workshops. On Sunday October 13th Joonas Sildre will also participate in the panel event The Wonderful World of Comics with Lars Jakobsen & Arni Beck Gunnarsson (Denmark), Stuart Medley/Bruce Mutard (Australia), Elyon’s (Republic of Congo), Maura Manninen (Finland), and Thomas-Louis Cote (Quebec).

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival celebrates comic art and storytelling. Festival organizers see the world of comic art as “a diverse and spectacular place, bursting with creations that transport us to other dimensions and stories that explore the world and our place within it.“ The family friendly festival brings the best comic artists, writers and creators from all over the world to the Lake District and provides many wonderful events, activities and workshops for all ages.

Joonas Sildre’s illustration