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.
Monday, 16 September 2013
25 Years Pass Since Heinz Valk's Famous Speech | Videod | News | ERR
Cartoonist Heinz Vaik (born 1936) gave one of Estonia's most remembered speeches at the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds on September 11, 1988. The national song and speech event attracted around 300,000 people - about three times as many as the Estonian Song and Dance Festival - and was one of the key moments of the Singing Revolution.