Estonians in Brazil

Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue to be lit up in Estonian national colours

On the centenary of the Republic of Estonia, one of the most famous landmarks in the world, the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will be lit up in blue, black and white – the national colours of Estonia. The Estonian ambassador to Brazil, Mart Tarmak, …

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Marin Mõttus: Are we witnessing the rise of a new generation ã?

We should recognise the ever strengthening position of Portuguese-speaking people in the world. I borrowed the idea for this title from a magazine article published years ago which claimed that a young Spanish-speaking ‘Generation Ñ’ was bolstering its position in various fields in the United States. Be it as it …

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Global Estonians: an accounting officer Hendrik Hermann (Uberlândia, Brazil)

Hello Hendrik, what made you leave Estonia? It was in 2000 when I became a foreign exchange student at the University of Minnesota in the US. And during my studies there I met my future wife Luciana, who is Brazilian. Where are you based and how long have you been …

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