17.11.2016 – From the treasury of the Estonian Art Museum

Valve Janov (1921-2003) who in the second half of the 1940s belonged to the progressive-minded young artists studying at the Tartu State Art Institute was one of the first in Estonia who dared to experiment with abstract art. She made her first abstract works as early as in 1958. When the authorities closed down the… Read More »

08.11.2016 – Baltic Assembly 25. Joint Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian issue.

The Baltic Assembly is an international organisation established in Tallinn on 8 November 1991 to coordinate parliamentary cooperation among the Baltic States, discuss matters and projects of common interest, address shared problems, and express joint positions. Through mutual support and interaction, the Baltic Assembly promoted the consolidation of independence, the integration into the European Union… Read More »

27.10.2016 – Virtsu lighthouse

Planning and building of the first Virtsu lighthouse started in 1863 and the first assembled Virtsu lighthouse went into operation in 1866. It was red in colour with a green cast iron cap, 28 eight meters high with the visibility of the light 11 miles, which was increased to 16 by 1914. In 1917 the… Read More »

Collectors meeting in Tallinn 23.10.2016

Philatelic Society organizes collectors meeting on sunday 23.10.2016 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!

01.10.2016 – Estonian National Museum

The Estonian National Museum is the Estonian and Finno-Ugric cultural museum. The building of the museum that was designed by the architectural bureau DGT Architects is in Raadi in Tartu among parks and in its outside territories. The museum has a permanent exhibition under the name of “Meetings” and the finnish-ugrian permanent exhibition, “Echo of… Read More »

30.09.2016 – ERM Postal Museum will be closed

Estonian National Museums Postal Museum in Tartu, Rüütli 15, is opened for visitors for last day on 30th September 2016. Estonian Postal Museum opened it’s first exhibition in former Tartu Post Office building 15 years ago, on 1st October 2001. On that day Estonian Postal Museum got 7 years old. From 1st January 2009 the… Read More »

Collectors meeting in Tallinn 18.09.2016

Philatelic Society organizes collectors meeting on sunday 18.09.2016 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!

08.09.2016 – Estonian mushrooms. Fly agaric

Fly agaric (Amanita muscaria) is the most common species of agaric in Estonia that mainly grows in birch, spruce and pine stands. Fully grown, the cap of the mushroom is 8–18 cm in diameter, bright red in colour and covered in white to yellowish removable warts. As the fungus grows, the number of warts may… Read More »

25.08.2016 – Estonian fauna. Northern birch mouse

The next stamp of the stamp series of Estonian fauna features the northern birch mouse (Sicista betulina Pallas, 1779). The northern birch mouse is a smaller mouse sized rodent belonging to the family of the Dipodidae. Its characteristics are a black stripe on the back and a tail much longer than its body. The northern… Read More »