05.05.2016 – Painter Ants Laikmaa 150th birth anniversary

Ants Laikmaa (1866 -1942) was one of the most colourful persons of the Estonian art history, known as portrait painter, landscape painter whose favourite technique was pastel. Until the Estonianization in 1935 his name was Hans Laipman. After studies in St. Petersburg and Düsseldorf the artist opened a studio school under his own name in… Read More »

Collectors meeting in Tallinn 17.04.2016

Tallinn Philatelic Society organizes collectors meeting on sunday 17.04.2016 from 9:30 to 13:00 in Audentes Sports Gymnasium (Tondi 84). The informatino about the location and driving directions is available in viki.filateelia page. All collectors are welcome!

14.04.2016 – Folk costumes Audru and Tõstamaa

The postage stamps feature Pärnu County folk costumes — Audru woman and man and Tõstamaa girl and woman in the middle of the 18th century. In Audru both the women’s and men’s dark outdoor clothes were decorated with red strings. The Audru flower decorated caps had a high sharp peak and branchy lace. Also the… Read More »

Nordic Philatelic Exhibition NORDIA 2016

Nordic Philatelic Exhibition NORDIA 2016 will take place in Jyväskylä, Finland from 8th to 10th April, with the participation of philatelists from Estonia. In addition several exhibits which are about Estonia but from philatelists of other countries are presented. Read more: exhibition website nordia2016.net exhibition facebook page exhibition topic in philatelic forum

01.04.2016 – City of Otepää, 900th anniversary

The Otepää municipality is in the Valga County, 1180 km2, lies on in the Otepää heights. The population of the municipality is 3962 (01.01.16s) and the general territory is 217 km2. Characteristic to Otepää is a rolling morain landscape with numerous lakes (ca 55). The biggest lake is Lake Pühajärv, the highest peaks are Kuutsemägi… Read More »

Collectors meeting in Kohtla-Järve 27.03.2016

On Sunday, March 27 a traditional spring meeting of philatelists and all other collectors will be held at Kohtla-Järve, 2 Katse Street. The door of the school will be open 9 – 13. Please add 1 hour to the winter time, because this night the summer time will begin. Lehho Jõumees Kohtla-Järve Fil.Ühing

22.03.2016 – Heads of state of the Republic of Estonia. August Rei 130

* 22.03.1886 at Pilistvere, Viljandi County † 29.03.1963 in Stockholm Head of State (Elder of State) 04.12.1928-09.07.1929 Prime Minister in duties of the President 09.01.1945-29.03.1963 In 1918-1919, Minister of Labour and Social Welfare of the Provisional Government, Deputy Prime Minister and Acting Minister of Education. In 1919-1920 Chairman of the Constitutent Assambly (Asutav Kogu). In… Read More »

Collectors meeting in Tallinn 20.03.2016

Tallinn Philatelic Society organizes collectors meeting on sunday 20.03.2016 from 9:30 to 13:00 in Audentes Sports Gymnasium (Tondi 84). The informatino about the location and driving directions is available in viki.filateelia page. All collectors are welcome!

17.03.2016 – Centenary of the Republic of Estonia. Innovation

Modern architecture has always gone along with technological novelties of the age, using achievements both in material sciences as well as in the information technology sphere. Architecture well reflects also the attitudes of the modern society, changes in the peoples’ lifestyles and habits. The new Estonian architecture has the face of innovational thinking and the… Read More »