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ERC (Estonian Relief Committee Ltd) / EAK (Eesti Abistamise Komittee) Ltd Annual General Meeting 2019

It is that time of year again when ERC (Estonian Relief Committee Ltd) / EAK (Eesti Abistamise Komittee) Ltd needs to hold its Annual General Meeting. This will be held on Sunday 27 October 2019 at Taara Gardens Hall in Thirlmere, starting at 11 :00 a.m. All the papers for the meeting can be found […]

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Australian Estonian Choir Kooskõlas- Call for Expression of Interest

Kooskõlas is a mixed voice choir, established by the Estonian community in Australia, that seeks to engage with people interested in learning, singing and performing songs from the extensive and beautiful repertoire of Estonian choral music. The choir’s most recent project conducted over a two-year period, resulted in a successful audition for and participation in […]

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Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom Tours – 2nd & 3rd July – Tallinn

Many Australian Estonians visit Estonias in the summertime. The Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom welcomes you to their new permanent exhibition “Freedom Without Borders” *** PRESS RELEASE Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom 20.06.2019 Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom welcomes you home!   Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom welcomes all the Estonians […]

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“Commemoration of the mass deportations in the Baltic States” Speech – Lembit Suur

Commemoration of the mass deportations in the Baltic States: 14 June 1941 16 June 2019, Latvian House, Strathfield, Sydney Speech by Lembit Suur We are here to commemorate the victims of a particular event. An event that has been largely lost in the sweep of history: lost in time; lost in the mix of other, […]

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AESL (Austraalia Eesti Seltside Liit) 2019 Annual Appeal

Dear Estonians in Australia, If you haven’t heard, the Council of Estonian Societies in Australia offers a rewarding opportunity for every Estonian individual and every member of the Estonian community here in Australia. By donating to the organisation you help us ensure Estonian language and culture keeps thriving in Australia and gets passed on from […]

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Jaanipäev 8 June, 2019 – Brisbane

Jaanipäev 2019 will be a celebration acknowledging the achievements of all the hard work put in by the successful choir and dance members heading off to Tantsipidu & Laulupidu!! Celebrate with us at the Viking Campground for a genuine bonfire, pig on a spit, games, Scandinavian music by KUPALEJA, perhaps a little dance workshop and […]

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Invitation to lodge an Expression of Interest for Funding 2019-2020 – Due June 16

Expressions of Interest are now being sought from individuals and organisations who wish to apply for funding of projects which satisfy the objectives of the constitution of the Estonian Relief Committee (ERC). These objectives include: The promotion of Estonian history and culture in Australia; The teaching and promotion of literature, design, crafts, performing arts, radio, […]

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Memorial Commemoration to celebrate the life of Sir Arvi Parbo AC – Melbourne 27 May

A Memorial Commemoration to celebrate the life of Sir Arvi Parbo AC will take place at 10am on Monday 27 May 2019 at the Melbourne Town Hall. If you will be attending please RSVP (with confirmation and name) to mmc_sirarvi@minerals.org.au by COB Monday 20 May 2019. Sir Arvi Parbo, who fled Estonia after the war […]

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SÕRVE SÕBRAD 2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

NOMINATION OF COMMITTEE CANDIDATE FOR ELECTION AT 2019 AGM NOTICE TO MEMBERSSÕRVE SÕBRAD 2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING will be held on Sunday 31st March 2019 commencing at 10.00am at Sydney Eesti Maja141 Campbell Street, Surry Hills At the AGM all Committee positions will be declared vacant.  Nomination form and Proxy form: NOMINATION OF COMMITTEE CANDIDATE FOR ELECTION AT […]

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Four months to go: ESTO 2019 will cross the “Finnish bridge” to Estonia

ESTO 2019 PRESS RELEASE February 27, 2019 This coming summer the XII Global Estonian Cultural Festival, otherwise known as ESTO 2019, will cross the symbolic “Finnish bridge” between Finland and Estonia and arrive on Estonia’s shores. The festival, which is part of the Republic of Estonia’s 100th anniversary celebration and carries the theme “Our Future”, […]