Event safety/ COVID measures EJC2021

Our hosts held a number of meetings with the Estonian Health Authority to define the safety measures of the event. We have preparred a safety protocol that is circulated to all registered people, staff and artists/speakers. Here we summarise the main points that are valid in the current scenario and that you should consider before registering, please check them and always remember that things can change very rapidly, so please pay attention to all communications from us that you receive after registering:

- The Estonian Health Authority gave us the green light for the European Jazz Conference in presence, meaning that the EJC is confirmed, this is great news!

- You will be asked to fill a traveller’s questionnaire online, the form is available from 3 DAYS BEFORE your arrival day in Estonia: https://iseteenindus.terviseamet.ee

- You will be asked to wear a mask in all indoor spaces of the event, unless when speaking at the conference sessions or eating during the conference meals

- In order to access the European Jazz Conference, you WILL NEED TO:

1) Present a valid certificate of FULL vaccination against COVID-19 in the previous 9 months; or
2) Present a valid certificate of immunity (recovery) from COVID-19 in the previous 6 months; or
3) Arrive from one of the countries that the Estonian government puts in its “green list”,  with the presentation of a negative PCR or rapid antigen test. Please remember that this list is updated weekly, so make sure to check it before your departure date if this is how you intend to access the Conference. You can check the list here: https://vm.ee/en/information-countries-and-self-isolation-requirements-passengers 
4) Arrive from one of the countries that the Estonian government puts in its “yellow list”, with the presentation of a negative PCR or rapid antigen test. Please remember that this list is updated weekly, so make sure to check it before your departure date if this is how you intend to access the Conference. You can check the list here: https://vm.ee/en/information-countries-and-self-isolation-requirements-passengers 

IMPORTANT: If you have a certificate of FULL vaccination or immunity (point 1 or 2) you can access the event ALSO if you come from a “red” country and there is no need for a PCR or rapid test. Rapid tests will be also available at the safety check at registration desk in case of need.

The hosts will check that all participants, artists, speakers and staff fall in one of these 3 categories before accessing the venues. You can also check the validity of your certificates before your travels to Estonia through this official Estonian platform: kontroll.digilugu.ee, that will be used as well for checking all participants. All participants to the Conferene will receive the detailed Covid-19 protocol of the Conference after registration.