Helen Wright and Silver Tambur

Helen Wright is a freelance journalist. Silver Tambur is the cofounder and Editor-in-Chief of Estonian World.

Estonia commemorates 30 years since the Baltic Way – the longest unbroken human chain in history

There were many reasons why people all over Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania took part in the Baltic Way, but for eight-year-old Anne-Marie Riitsaar, one of the biggest reasons was bananas. At 7:00 PM on 23 August 1989, approximately two million people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania joined hands, forming a …

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Gallery: More than 10,000 dancers participate in Estonian Dance Celebration 2019

The 20th Estonian Dance Celebration took place last week in a double celebration alongside the Song Celebration; Estonian World spoke with the Dance Celebration’s artistic director, Vaike Rajaste, about her experience directing more than 10,000 dancers.   The artistic director said she was pleased with how the three performances had turned …

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The Estonian National Museum, making people proud

The state-of-the-art Estonian National Museum, built on a former runway, was designed to represent the country’s emerging history.  In the last 26 years, Estonia has undertaken many huge projects – completed a massive national library and built new large premises for universities and a splendid museum of modern art. The …

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