There are two types of buzzards in Estonia. Our most numerous hawk, the common buzzard, can often been seen loudly circling in the sky or sitting on posts watching next to the road, stalking for mice. Although most of the common buzzards leave in the autumn, some of them stay also in the winter. The… Read More »
The traditional toys of the Estonian peasantry were made of wood and other available materials; they were characterized by simple design close to nature and their main aim was to teach children different kinds of work in their future life. In the Soviet period toys in Estonia were produced by such major enterprises as Salvo,… Read More »
The fashion of flowery skirts developed at the end of the 19th century. It was triggered by the decoration of carpets with flowery embroidery that was called “roosimine”. The rose embroidery carpets spread also to other places but rose embroidery skirts were only made in Lihula and in the neighbouring parish of Kirbla. At the… Read More »
Tartu Philatelic Society is organizing on 15.03.2015 in Tartu Hansa Kool (Anne 63) from 9:00 (8:30) to 13:00 collectors fair.
The city of Elva is the second in size in the Estonian Tartu County both in terms of the number of population and size of its territory (991,6 ha, population 5771 on Jan 1, 2015). The history of the city is closely connected with the railway and the date of the foundation of the city… Read More »
The Baltic Sea is an inland sea of the Baltic Ocean, which surrounds Estonia from the north and the west. The other countries of the Baltic Sea are Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Russia. The Baltic States are developed industrial countries and the settlements’ and industrial enterprises’ effluent flow into the sea… Read More »