Monthly Archives: April 2016

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 exhibition facebook page exhibition topic in philatelic forum