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Estonian World is a global independent online magazine, founded in London in 2012 and headquartered in Tallinn, Estonia. The magazine has editorial representations in London, Chicago and Tallinn, and contributors all over the world, on every continent. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

LIVE: Veljo Tormis’ Estonian Calendar Songs – Tõnu Kaljuste and the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

The internationally renowned conductor, Tõnu Kaljuste, and the multiple Grammy Award-winning Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir celebrate the 91st birth anniversary of Veljo Tormis – one of the most important Estonian choral composers – with a grand live concert; Estonian World will live broadcast (paid access) the performance on 7 August at 6.45pm …

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The ‘Baltic bubble’ – 15 unique places to visit in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

Estonian World compiled a list of 15 unique sites in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania worth a visit.* We asked our colleagues in Latvia and Lithuania to point out some of the most unique, the most interesting sites in their respective countries and added some of our own. These are the …

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The British Royal Air Force Aerobatic team, called the Red Arrows, displaying an airshow over Tallinn Bay on 23 June 2021. Photo by the Estonian Defence Forces.

Gallery: British Red Arrows air acrobats performing a show in Tallinn

On the Estonian Victory Day, 23 June, the British Royal Air Force Aerobatic team, called the Red Arrows, displayed an airshow over Tallinn Bay. The Red Arrows, officially known as the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, is the aerobatics display team of the Royal Air Force based at RAF Scampton. …

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Video: Against racism with a dialogue – a discussion with Daryl Davis

The European Diversity Month in Estonia opened on 6 May with a conversation with Daryl Davis – a black musician and anti-racist civic activist, who has attended Ku Klux Klan rallies, interacted with its members and changed the beliefs of more than 200 of them; the discussion was moderated by Silver …

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Gallery: American paratroopers conduct a rapid response exercise in Estonia

An estimated 800 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division, an airborne infantry division of the United States Army, conducted an exercise in Estonia in the early hours of Saturday; the airborne exercise was designed to test the American rapid response defence of Estonia in case of a theoretical aggression by the Russian Federation. The paratroopers …

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Estonian missionary saved two thousand Armenian children in 1915

When the world commemorates the Armenian genocide on 24 April – the Ottoman government’s systematic extermination of its minority Armenian subjects within the territory of present-day Turkey – it is worth remembering Anna Hedwig Büll, an Estonian missionary of Baltic German descent, who helped save the lives of several thousand Armenian orphans during the …

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A free online event explores on how to stay mentally well balanced

Estonishing Evenings, a Tallinn-based independent NGO, is organising a free online event in English on mental health; arranged under its Estonishing Life banner, the event on 27 April will look at what challenges people are facing during the worldwide crisis – and how we could all come stronger out of …

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