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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 leaders EOIs are open!

It is time to put our team together! Being a kid in Sõrve is learning in many ways – from making your bed to military level to confidently getting on stage in front of a crowd. This stuff will stay with you for life,  and is taken to class rooms and then to board rooms. […]

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Get a sneak preview of Laulupidu 2019 performed by Kooskõlas at St Stephen’s church

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 […]

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Eurovision semi-final 2019 is coming to Sydney

Eurovision 2019 Semi-Finals from Tel Aviv

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Celebrating Mothers’ Day

Join us for a Mothers’ Day celebrations at the Sydney Estonian House. There will be folk dance and singing performances. Snacks, tea and coffee will be served and you’re welcome to bring along some home-baked goods. Date: Saturday, 11th MayTime: 11am-1:30pmAddress: 141 Campbell St, Surry Hills, NSWEntry: Free