Hello one and all, We are all experiencing lockdown, social distancing and generally a change of lifestyles in these current times. In particular, our Victorians are really feeling it harder than most and have experienced extraordinary hardship in the past few weeks, with a number of weeks yet to come. In recognition of our fellow Victorians, […]
Uku Suviste will represent Estonia at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest with his song, “What is Love”. Uku Suviste was born in Võru, Estonia in 1982. The Eurovision song contest will be held in Rotterrdam on the 12th-16th May. Estonia has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 25 times, debuting in 1994. Estonai’s best result […]
Join us for this special Sunday movie marathon showing these classics. Click here to view the Kino! Facebook page for upcoming movie information. 12.30pm: “Nukitsamees” (“Bumpy”), 1981, 75 min Tallinnfilmi esimene muinasjutt-mängufilm põhineb Oskar Lutsu samanimelisel lastejutul. Filmis kõlavb laule nagu “Kodulaul” ja “Päikeseratas”, mida on esitatud ka laulupidudel. “Bumpy”, with Iti and Kusti, is […]
An adaptation of the 1926–1933 social epic pentalogy by A. H. Tammsaare.
It was selected as the Estonian entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards.
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 […]
Kevadpidu – the annual Spring Fair will be celebrated on Saturday, 12 October 2019. Doors open at 1pm and the concert program will commence at 2pm.
Sõrve Children’s Summer Camp’s Annual Trivia Night is back and this year we’ve turned the heat up! When: Join us on Friday, 25 October from 6pm for a chance to take home the crown (ahem… sombrero)! Where: Sydney Estonian House, 141 Campbell Street, Surry Hills Entry is free! Food and drinks available on the night, […]
When: Friday, 27 September 2019, feasting and games from 6pm Where: Sydney Estonian House, 141 Campbell Street, Surry Hills Entry: $30 (includes a five-course feast)
The year was 1918. A new country is born in Europe. But freedom has its price. The war drama based on the novel “Names in Marble” (2002) by Albert Kivikas has broken all-time box-office record in Estonia, telling the story about schoolboys who have become voluntary soldiers fighting for the freedom of their homeland. It […]
In Estonian: Tule tähista koos meiega Balti Keti 30.ndat aastapäeva ja Eesti Vabariigi Taasiseseisvumispäeva! Kuupäev: laupäev, 17. augustÜrituse asukoht: Eesti MajaAadress: 141 Campbell St, Surry Hills, SydneyPilet: Tasuta 14.00: Esineb Sydney Eesti Maja koor “Lõke” repertuaariga laulva revolutsiooni ajastust, arhiivimuusika ja videod. On kooki ja müügil ka must leib. 16.00: Näitame filmi “Laulev revolutsioon” 18:00: […]
They have put in months of work to prepare for XXVII Laulupidu – the epic singing festival that marks 150 years since the first “party of singing” was held in 1869 to celebrate 50 years from abolishing slavery. This was initiated by the choir “Vanemuine” at the instigation of Johann Voldemar Jannsen. Before Kooskõlas singers […]
This Sunday 5th May at 5pm. In 1950 the Soviets are trying to crush a budding resistance movement in the countryside of Estonia. A girl doesn’t understand why her mother was arrested or why her father was upset when she cheered on the young pioneers as they marched. Lights go out at 5pm at the […]