08.09.2017 – Orjaku Leading Light Lighthouses

The Orjaku leading light lighthouses are located on the southern coast of Hiiu County by Jausa Bay and signal a safe fairway to Orjaku Port. The lighthouses made of mounted reinforced concrete rings were built in Orjaku in 1962 and their shape resembled those of the ones built in accordance with standard pre-war projects. There… Read More »

25.08.2017 – Konrad Mägi: Landscape with a Red Cloud

The Estonian artist Konrad Mägi (1878–1925) was one of the first modernist painters of northern and eastern Europe. His art is characterised by powerful colours, and he synthesised the major art trends of the time into a unique whole, adding his personal sensitivity to nature. The first comprehensive exhibition of Konrad Mägi’s works held outside… Read More »

01.07.2017 – The World Orienteering Championships

Estonia will host the World Orienteering Championships that will take place in the beginning of July (30 June to 7 July) in Tartu and South Estonia. It is a peak event that will bring to Estonia fifty countries teams and sympathisers as well as couple of thousand domestic and foreign fans. The title contender’s host… Read More »

28.06.2017 – Constitution of the Republic of Estonia 25 years

After the restoration of the independence of the state the Supreme Council of the Republic of Estonia formed a 60-member Constitutional Assembly that included an equal number of members of the Supreme Council and of the Congress of Estonia. The text of the Constitutional Assembly was passed in a plebiscite on 28 June 1992. During… Read More »

01.06.2017 – 100 years of the Republic of Estonia

In 2018 Estonia will be one hundred years old. It is the most important and dignified date in the history of the state. The beginning of the celebration of the centenary took place in April 2017 when one hundred years passed from the unification of Estonians settlement areas, peaks with the one hundredth anniversary of… Read More »

27.05.2017 – Reformation 500 years

The five hundredth anniversary of the Reformation is celebrated all over the world. The Community of Protestant Churches in Europe (CPCE) has officially given the title of reformation city both to Tallinn and Tartu. In 1517 the monk and theologian Martin Luther (1483-1546) initiated a debate against the sale of indulgencies. As a result of… Read More »