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.
Saturday, 2 January 2016
Estonia Has a New First Lady!
President Toomas Hendrik Ilves married his Latvian sweetheart Ieva Kupce in St. Anne's Church in Viljandi today. 38-year-old Ieva Kupce is Head of the National Cyber Security Policy Section and Advisor to the State Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, Republic of Latvia. Kupce shares Ilves's passion for cyber issues,
Present at the nuptials were President Ilves' three children from his former marriages and Ieva's young son. After the wedding ceremony took place the newlywed couple played wedding games with local residents.