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 showcases all the things I love about Estonia 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.