Sakala Centre was opened in Septembre 2012 as a modern community culture centre at the heart of Viljandi. Sakala Centre is operating under Viljandi’s municipal government and its primary tasks include organising and developing local cultural life, youth work, pastime activities and creative economy.
The centre provides opportunities for pastime activities and adds to the variety of cultural events in town while being either organiser or mediator. The centre is always open to new ideas and will help to fulfill them when possible.
In addition to cultural events the centre has everything required for organising conferences, seminars, workshops, receptions and other events.
The great hall on ground floor has a capacity for 324 people. The first floor hall is suitable for events with up to 100 people. In addition there are rooms in the building for seminars, workshops or other smaller events.
Sakala Centre also has a Piletilevi ticket sales desk and a cosy cafe Harmoonia.
Sakala Centre is also the manager of Viljandi song festival grounds, the castle hills, Kondas Centre, Viljandi Old Water Tower, Viljandi municipal library and Viljandi Open Youth Centre.