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    Flying like a swan: Sacha Dench in Estonia

    Despite snow, fog, rain, injury and exhaustion a woman who has flown 7,000 kilometres from…

Work in Estonia
Birgit Püve
Celebration for the re-opening to the public of Kihnu lighthouse. The woman's skirt color is meaningful. In times of mourning, it will turn black, the mourning fading away, blue will be re-introduced then the bright red will be back. A skirt keeping its owner history, a young girls usually wear a much more vivid skirt than an older woman.Kihnu an estonian island located in the Riga gulf is listed as World Intangible Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO for the unique expression of its culture through its folklore (music, clothing, customs). Kihnu, Estonia, 30 april 2013.
By Toomas Tuul
Museum of Occupations II