Ilus Eesti, beautiful Estonia. My family's homeland. Estonia's countryside and people have an endearing gentleness about them which you fall in love with slowly and imperceptibly. I have nothing but respect and admiration for Estonians' courage and determination to survive despite centuries of repression, tyranny and foreign occupation. This blog aims to promote Estonian news, history and culture and seeks to enlighten readers about everything this unique country has to offer.
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
A Poem to Celebrate Day of Restoration of Independence
This poem by Irma Truupõld (1903-1980) was originally published in Päevaleht on the 24th of February 1934 to mark Independence Day in that year. The poem is about pride and freedom.