Author Archives: Elmo

28.01.2020 – Discovery of Antarctica 200. Estonian-Russian joint issue

1820 was a breakthrough year in the history of the discovery of Antarctica. The continent, which since ancient times had been rumoured to exist, finally was revealed to humankind. Antarctica was first sighted by the Irishman Edward Brasfield, the American Nathaniel Palmer and, as the first, the commanders of the Russian expedition Fabian Gottlieb von… Read More »

25.01.2020 – Chinese New Year – the Year of the Rat

2011 marked the debut of a series of postage stamps commemorating Chinese New Year. This is the 10th stamp in the series and is dedicated to the Year of the Rat due to start on 25 January. There are 12 animal signs in the Chinese zodiac and the rat is the first of them. According… Read More »

Collectors meeting in Tallinn 19.01.2020

Philatelic Society organizes collectors meeting on sunday 19.01.2020 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!

14.01.2020 – Supreme Court 100

Under the Estonian Constitution, the Supreme Court is the highest court in Estonia, responsible for exercising supervision over constitutionality. 14 January 2020 will mark the 100th anniversary of the first public session of the Supreme Court in Tartu Town Hall. A century ago, in 1920, the Supreme Court began working in Tartu, in the Tartu… Read More »

06.01.2020 – Ugala Theatre 100

In January 2020, Estonia will mark the centenary of one of the country’s oldest professional theatres, Ugala. The Ugala’s birth date can be considered to be 5 January 1920, when legally unincorporated theatre and art society by the same name presented a Märt Mõrd-directed performance of Pansion Schöller, a farce written by Wilhelm Jacoby and… Read More »

Collectors meeting in Tallinn 24.11.2019

Philatelic Society organizes collectors meeting on sunday 24.11.2019 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!