Author Archives: Elmo

29.04.2018 – Estonian Ballet 100 years

On April 29, 2018 Estonian Ballet celebrates it’s 100th anniversary in the Estonian National Opera with the International Dance Day Gala – „Estonian Ballet 100″. For jubilee theatre publicized the anniversary book „Estonian Ballet 100″ (222 pg) – expanded upon the centenary of our ballet history. In theatre the first permanent ballet group was settled… Read More »

Collectors meeting in Tallinn 22.04.2018

Philatelic Society organizes collectors meeting on sunday 22.04.2018 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!

29.03.2018 – Bird of the year. Capercaillie

The capercaillie is a native species and one of the natural symbols of Estonia. It is one of the first bird species to arrive here after the last ice age, and has stayed here as least as long as man has. Female and male capercaillie differ both in size and colour. The male bird has… Read More »

Collectors meeting in Tallinn 18.03.2018

Philatelic Society organizes collectors meeting on sunday 18.03.2018 from 9:30 to 13:00 in Audentes Sports Gymnasium (Tondi 84).8 The informatino about the location and driving directions is available in viki.filateelia page. All collectors are welcome!

15.03.2018 – Estonian Flag 1.40 €

The combination of the blue, black and white colours of the Estonian national flag is one of the most important and most beloved national symbols. Of the colours, blue represents the nation’s bright future and indicates the Nordic sky, with black recalling the past of the nation as well as the black earth, while white… Read More »

22.02.2018 – Centenary of the Republic of Estonia silver stamp

On 24 February 1918, the “Manifesto to the Peoples of Estonia”, assembled by the Estonian Provincial Assembly, was printed in Tallinn and it included the following statement: In this hour, the Estonian National Council, as the legal representative of our land and people, has, in unanimous agreement with Estonian democratic political parties and organizations, and… Read More »

16.02.2018 – Chinese New Year – the year of the dog

As of 2011, we have issued a series of postal stamps in honour of the Chinese New Year every year. This series is the eighth of this kind and is dedicated to the year of the dog, which starts on 16 February. There are twelve animal characters in Chinese astrology and the dog is the… Read More »