Archive for General News

  • Hans Ots Award for Sorve 2020 Hans Ots Award for Sorve 2020

    Sõrve Sõbrad* has a long history of assisting children of the Estonian community from anywhere in Australia to attend camp on a case-by-case basis if there is financial hardship demonstrated. This year the Hans Ots Annual Grant (with the generous support from the Estonian Relief Committee) e...

  • Kino! at Sydney Estonian House showing TRUTH AND JUSTICE (2019) Kino! at Sydney Estonian House showing TRUTH AND JUSTICE (2019)

    Estonia, 1870. Young and energetic man Andres together with his wife Krõõt arrives to his new farm bought on a loan to establish their new life. Robber’s Rise must become a place, that’ll take care of the family. Household needs a lot of work and consistency – battle with nature, fate and h...

  • I'm Former Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, And This Is How I Work I’m Former Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, And This Is How I Work

    Lifehacker has a great article on the work day of former Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves...[caption id="attachment_7026" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Chatham House [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)][/caption]"Toomas Hendrik Ilves, son of Estonian refugees who f...

  • The Fencer - streaming now on SBS on Demand The Fencer – streaming now on SBS on Demand

    If you missed the cinema screenings last year, you can now watch the Estonian movie, "The Fencer" anytime. "The Fencer" is streaming on SBS on demand.Watch the preview belowhttps://www.youtube.com/embed/MHB5D7MS8Qo...

  • ERC (Estonian Relief Committee Ltd) / EAK (Eesti Abistamise Komittee) Ltd  Annual General Meeting 2019 ERC (Estonian Relief Committee Ltd) / EAK (Eesti Abistamise Komittee) Ltd Annual General Meeting 2019

    It is that time of year again when ERC (Estonian Relief Committee Ltd) / EAK (Eesti Abistamise Komittee) Ltd needs to hold its Annual General Meeting.This will be held on Sunday 27 October 2019 at Taara Gardens Hall in Thirlmere, starting at 11 :00 a.m.All the papers for the meeting can be f...

  • Australian Estonian Choir Kooskõlas- Call for Expression of Interest Australian Estonian Choir Kooskõlas- Call for Expression of Interest

    Kooskõlas is a mixed voice choir, established by the Estonian community in Australia, that seeks to engage with people interested in learning, singing and performing songs from the extensive and beautiful repertoire of Estonian choral music.The choir’s most recent project conducted over a...

  • Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom Tours - 2nd & 3rd July - Tallinn Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom Tours – 2nd & 3rd July – Tallinn

    Many Australian Estonians visit Estonias in the summertime. The Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom welcomes you to their new permanent exhibition "Freedom Without Borders"*** PRESS RELEASE Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom 20.06.2019Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedo...

  • “Commemoration of the mass deportations in the Baltic States” Speech – Lembit Suur

    Commemoration of the mass deportations in the Baltic States: 14 June 1941 16 June 2019, Latvian House, Strathfield, Sydney Speech by Lembit SuurWe are here to commemorate the victims of a particular event. An event that has been largely lost in the sweep of history: lost in time; lost in th...

  • AESL (Austraalia Eesti Seltside Liit) 2019 Annual Appeal AESL (Austraalia Eesti Seltside Liit) 2019 Annual Appeal

    Dear Estonians in Australia,If you haven't heard, the Council of Estonian Societies in Australia offers a rewarding opportunity for every Estonian individual and every member of the Estonian community here in Australia. By donating to the organisation you help us ensure Estonian language and c...

  • Jaanipäev 8 June, 2019 - Brisbane Jaanipäev 8 June, 2019 – Brisbane

    Jaanipäev 2019 will be a celebration acknowledging the achievements of all the hard work put in by the successful choir and dance members heading off to Tantsipidu & Laulupidu!!Celebrate with us at the Viking Campground for a genuine bonfire, pig on a spit, games, Scandinavian music by ...