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April Milestone Birthdays – Happy 99th Birthday August

August celebrated his 99th birthday on the 5th of April, 2020. He celebrated at home, with not so many younger people around him, as he is used to. He still has some Estonians living at his lovely home, giving him company and helping along with some cleaning. August spends well deserved peaceful days at his home environment, […]

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Estonian Cultural Foundation in Australia (ECFA) Logo Design Competition

The Estonian Relief Committee (ERC) recently changed its name to the Estonian Cultural Foundation in Australia (ECFA) to clearly reflect its operating mandate in the modern era – promoting Estonian history and culture in Australia. The ECFA are now seeking a new logo to further strengthen the charity’s brand transformation, and are calling for existing […]

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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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Apply to Estonian Studies MA Programme at Tallinn University

The admission 2020 to Tallinn University is now open and I gladly invite you to apply to our unique master’s programme Estonian Studies. The programme is aimed at everybody who is interested in various aspects of Estonia. Come and study with us! Professor Piret Viires,the Head of the Estonian Studies Programme WHAT IS ESTONIAN STUDIES? Estonian Studies is a unique master’s […]

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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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Estonian Embassy is Visiting Sydney, Friday 6th March

Due to a high number of people showing interest to apply for a a passport/ID card in Sydney, Embassy is coming to Sydney on 6 March. If you would like to apply Estonian passport and/or ID card, please contact us asap consular.canberra@mfa.ee to book an appointment. *** Viimastel nädalatel on meie poole tihti pöördutud sooviga […]

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Estonian Eurovision 2020 Artist decided -Uku Suviste

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 […]

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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 […]