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Back to Our Roots – Applications open until July 1

Youth Exchange “Back to Our Roots!” applications are now open until 1st of July! This year two exchanges on 21.09 – 02.10 and 23.11 – 04.12 will be organized. The Programme aims to introduce Estonian working and studying opportunities, explain governance system, and introduce the Estonian history and cultural heritage. Moreover, participants communicate with local […]

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Future of Melbourne Estonian House Survey – Ends May 31

A reminder for the Melbourne community, that the opportunity to participate in the survey regarding the Future of Melbourne Estonian House is drawing to a close. Please complete: your paper copies and return in the stamped addressed envelope, or refer to the electronic version at http://www.estonia.org.au/communities/melbourne?id=97 Thanks to those of you who have already responded […]

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UPDATE – New Logo Design for ECFA Competition

As previously announced, we are seeking a new logo design for Estonian Cultural Foundation in Australia (ECFA). A prize of $500 is being offered for the winning design. Following your initial feedback, we wish to provide additional guidance on the design criteria. This includes the following: Colour palette: Estonian flag colours Copyright: Belongs to ECFA […]

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Eesti Päevad | Estonian Festival 2020 Postponed

I am writing in regards to the organisation of EP and the concerns of the executive committee regarding the current COVID-19 outbreak.We have decided it would be in the best interest of the community and the festival to postpone the event as there are too many unknowns at this time.  There are many financial implications that we have concerns […]

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Announcement – Urgent travel advice for those intending to travel to Estonia

The Republic of Estonia Ministry of Foreign Affairs has put out a statement on travel advice for those intending to travel to Estonia. Announcement from Republic of Estonia Ministry of Foreign Affairs 13. March 2020 Yesterday 12 March, the Government of Estonia declared an emergency situation in response to the pandemic spread of the coronavirus […]

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New Estonian Movie streaming service

Hea uudis kõigile kaasmaalastele: avati uus Eesti filmide veebipõhine kino-keskkond netikino.ee, kust saab vaadata Eesti filme ka välismaal. Netikino pakub nii vana head filmiklassikat kui ka uuemaid mängufilme, samuti dokumentaale kui ka kontserte. Filme lisatakse iga nädal, nii et võimalus midagi uut ja põnevat vaadata on alati kui koduigatsus peale tuleb. Vaata siit: www.netikino.ee *** […]

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COMMEMORATION SPEECH – 102nd ANNIVERSARY OF ESTONIAN INDEPENDENCE

23. February 2020, at Sydney Estonian House,141 Campbell Street, Surry Hills I pay my respects to the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation whose land this Estonian House stands, and to their elders past, present and future. Like the Estonian people who had their land invaded and occupied for many centuries, I think we must recognise […]

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Eesti Päevad 2020 Melbourne

The Eesti Päevad 2020 festival will be held in Melbourne from 27-31 December 2020. EP 2020 ART EXHIBITION: ‘aWay’  The exhibition will comprise two key parts: Contemporary Art – showcasing original two dimensional (2D), three dimensional (3D) and moving image artworks by Australian based artists with a personal Estonian connection.  Artists may submit up to two […]

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E-KLUBI VASTLAPÄEV (SHROVE TUESDAY) – Fri Feb 28, Sydney

E-Klubi is back! Join our E-Klubi 2020, kicking off the New Year with an important day, well known for the cream-filled ‘vastlakuklid’ (see recipe here). Traditionally, this day is known as Shrove Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, which starts seven weeks before Easter. Tradition of Shrove Tuesday. It is a traditional winter festivity celebrated […]

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Estonian Independence Day – Sydney 23 Feb

Celebrating 102 years from the Estonian Declaration of Independence Eesti Vabariigi 102. iseseisvuspäeva tähistamine muusika ja tantsuga. Sunday, 23 February 2020 from 14:00-16:00 Estonians House 141 Campbell Street, Surry Hills, Australia 2010 For more information see Facebook event