New York’s Times Square gave a grand welcome to an Estonian business delegation, led by Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas, in the morning of 12 December 2014. The delegation also visited NASDAQ, the largest stock exchange in the United States.
Credit: Siiri Lind and Stenbock House.
4 thoughts on “PICTURES: e-Estonia takes over Times Square in NYC”
So, why is the magazine based in London and not in Tallin?
Because for the 50+ years after the second world war, the Estonian were
not a free country — they were part of the Soviet Union. They became a
free country only in 1992. All the Estonians that escaped that
repressive regime spread out all over the world… including Great
Britain, US, Canada & Australia.
Its been hard during the 25 years or so coming back to the world stage, but they are starting to make an impact… and the magazine has editing teams in London, New York, Chicago, and Tallinn.
This is the political and historical side of things. In reality the magazine should be located outside of Estonia to be biased enough to recognise the true achievements of Estonians and especially the work and innovation that is driven by our people. This might sound radical but for a country that has 1,3 million citizens it is almost unnatural that we are making ground on so many of todays innovations. Although a site that is named “estonianworld” can’t be fully biased the location is for its benefit. Only the people living outside of the country can make the decision wether an achievement is worthy enough to be publicised or not.