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 »
Eduard Vilde’s (04.03.1865 – 26.12.1933) trace is very deep in the Estonian literary and cultural history. When he appeared on our still rather flimsy literary landscape he rapidly became a “phenomenon” in almost all genres – our first crime, fun, travel and novel writer, as well as the man who laid the basis to theatre… Read More »
According to the Chinese Zodiac Calendar the Wood Sheep (or Goat) Year will start on 19 February 2015, and will last until the 7th February 2016. Sheep are a symbol close to the earth and is connected with the growth of plants and fertility and their energy symbolizes peace, coexistence and silence. It is the… Read More »
Johannes Kotkas (Feb 3, 1915 Tartumaa – May 8, 1998 Tallinn) is an Estonian wrestler and sports figure. Side by side with learning metalwork he joined wrestling and weightlifting fans and already the next year took part in the Estonian championships. In Estonian championships in 1937 he won the second place after the great example,… Read More »
Tartu Philatelic Society is organizing on 01.02.2015 in Tartu Hansa Kool (Anne 63) from 9:00 (8:30) to 13:00 collectors fair.
Postage stamps 1. Bird of the year – Common Kingfisher Designer: Vladimir Taiger 2. 75th anniversary of the Tallinn Zoo Designer: Sándor Stern 3. Estonian fauna – Hedgehog Designer: Sándor Stern Look all … Special cancellations with related postal stationary, special envelope or postcard 1. Bird of the year –… Read More »
* 13.01.1890 in the Kirbla rural municipality, Lääne (Western Estonia) County † 09.01.1945 in Stockholm Prime Minister in duties of the President 17.06.1940-09.01.1945 1937-1940 Chairman of the central leadership of the Fatherland’s Union (the only legal political party since 1937), 1938-1939 Chairman of the Riigivolikogu (second chamber of the Riigikogu 1938-1940), 1939-1940 Prime Minister. 1919-1920… Read More »