Meeta and Law

A play about 100 years of legal science and law in the Estonian Republic with prominent lawyers from the 1920s.  Written by Maimu Berg, directed by Piret Kuub. 

Wheelchair friendly

For a first time the Estonian Lawyers Days will be opened with a theatre play. "Meeta ja õigus" (Meeta and Law) is written especially for 35. Estonian Lawyers Days by Estonian Writer Maimu Berg to celebrate 100 years of Estonian legal science. Director of the play is Piret Kuub. The play takes place in Tartu, Estonia in 1920, 1931, 1940 and 2018 and speaks about Estonian linguist Meeta Villecourt (widow of French Lawyer and linguist Louis Villecourt), President of Estonian Supreme Court, Kaarel Parts and chancellor of justice Anton Palvadre. Actors: Raivo Adlas, Urmas Kalla and Julia Laffranque (visiting professor of Tartu University, judge at the European Court of HUman Rights). Featuring Oscar Helmut and Tobias Louis Laffranque. Music: Heino Eller "Kodumaine viis", Edwrad Grieg "Solveigi laul", Anton Palvadre lapsepõlve aegne laulumäng "Liinamäng", Carl Orff "Carmina Burana" , Ludwig van Beethoven/Friedrich Schiller "L'Ode à la Joie".

 "Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person. No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile.", Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Articles 3 and 9.

Vanemuise konsterdimaja, 4.10.2018 at 10.00 (in Estonian)

Play written especially for the 100 years of Estonian Republic and Law in Estonian Republic by Maimu Berg about Meeta Villecourt, Kaarel Parts and Anton Palvadre looking back and today at the important events and legal developments in Estonia.  Cast: JJulia, Oscar Helmut and Tobias Louis Laffranque, Raivo Adlas, Urmas Kalla.  At Vanemuise Kontserdimaja opening the conference 35. Estonian Lawyers Days 4 October 2018 at 10.00 in Tartu, Estonia


Julia Laffranque

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