Monthly Archives: May 2017

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 »

International Stamp Exhibition FINLANDIA 2017

FINLANDIA 2017 – International Stamp Exhibition, Tampere Hall 24th – 28th May 2017, celebrates Finland’s centenary Independence. Read more: exhibition website exhibition facebook page exhibition topic in philatelic forum

Collectors meeting in Tallinn 21.05.2017

Philatelic Society organizes collectors meeting on sunday 21.05.2017 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!

13.05.2017 – Estonian presidency of the Council of EU

In July 2017, Estonia will hold its first Presidency of the Council of the European Union. This means that for a 6-month period, Estonia will be responsible for finding common ground between the interests and positions of all EU member states, trying to strike a balance between different viewpoints and needs. During the Presidency, Estonia… Read More »

08.05.2017 – EUROPA. Keila-Joa and Maarjamäe castle

The design of the Castle of Keila – Joa was made by the Saint Peterburg architect Hans Stackenschneider who later became a court architect and the most important representative of the historical style in Russia. The castle was built next to the Keila river on the right bank and it was one of the first… Read More »