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Kino! at Sydney Estonian House showing The Little Comrade

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 […]

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Estonia wins Silver at Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010

Kristina Smigun-Vaehi has won a silver medal in the Womens 10Km Freestyle race at the Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010. Smigun-Vaehi previously won two cross-country skiing golds at the 2006 Torino Winter Olympics. Read more here at the Washington Post, A mom and a medalist: Smigun-Vaehi wins 10K silver To follow the Estonian team, check out […]

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Aussies attend archive summer school in Käsmu, Estonia

Three volunteers from the Estonian Archives in Australia; Maie Barrow, Reet Simmul and Jüri Woan, and Raivo Kalamäe, Deputy Chairman of the EAA Council, will attend an archive summer school in Käsmu, Estonia this month, June 2008. The summer school is organised by the Baltic Heritage Network and funded by the Ministry of Education and […]

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Lőke

Lőke was formed in 1997 by Erik Holm who approached numerous Australian Estonians with the idea of creating an Estonian music group. Unlike the existing choirs in Sydney, the majority of Lőke members are born in Australia, with either one or both Estonian parents. Contact: Siiri Iismaa – s.iismaa@victorchang.unsw.edu.au Address: Estonian House 141 Campbell St […]