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  • 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 ...

  • Invitation to lodge an Expression of Interest for Funding 2019-2020 - Due June 16 Invitation to lodge an Expression of Interest for Funding 2019-2020 – Due June 16

    Expressions of Interest are now being sought from individuals and organisations who wish to apply for funding of projects which satisfy the objectives of the constitution of the Estonian Relief Committee (ERC).These objectives include:The promotion of Estonian history and culture in Australia;...

  • Memorial Commemoration to celebrate the life of Sir Arvi Parbo AC – Melbourne 27 May

    A Memorial Commemoration to celebrate the life of Sir Arvi Parbo AC will take place at 10am on Monday 27 May 2019 at the Melbourne Town Hall. If you will be attending please RSVP (with confirmation and name) to [email protected] by COB Monday 20 May 2019. Sir Arvi Parbo, who fled Estonia a...

  • Sõrve leaders EOIs are open! Sõrve leaders EOIs are open!

    Training hard for the 2019 SõrveIt is time to put our team together! Being a kid in Sõrve is learning in many ways - from making your bed to military level to confidently getting on stage in front of a crowd. This stuff will stay with you for life,  and is taken to class rooms and t...

  • Get a sneak preview of Laulupidu 2019 performed by Kooskõlas at St Stephen's church Get a sneak preview of Laulupidu 2019 performed by Kooskõlas at St Stephen’s church

    They have put in months of work to prepare for XXVII Laulupidu - the epic singing festival that marks 150 years since the first "party of singing" was held in 1869 to celebrate 50 years from abolishing slavery. This was initiated by the choir "Vanemuine" at the instigation of Johann Voldemar Janns...

  • Eurovision semi-final 2019 is coming to Sydney Eurovision semi-final 2019 is coming to Sydney

    Friday, 17 May @Sydney Estonian HouseDoors open at 5pm │ Entry €5 (≈A$8)What's comingHighlights of the 2019 Eurovision semi-final from Tel AvivRecap of winners of the pastPerformances & gamesFrankfurt hot dogs, seljanka, dessert & euro beerDress code: c...

  • Celebrating Mothers' Day Celebrating Mothers’ Day

    Join us for a Mothers' Day celebrations at the Sydney Estonian House. There will be folk dance and singing performances. Snacks, tea and coffee will be served and you're welcome to bring along some home-baked goods.Date: Saturday, 11th MayTime: 11am-1:30pmAddress: 141 Campbell St...

  • Kino! at Sydney Estonian House showing The Little Comrade Kino! at Sydney Estonian House showing The Little Comrade

    This Sunday 5th May at 5pm.In 1950 the Soviets are trying to crush a budding resistance movement in the countryside of Estonia. A girl doesn't understand why her mother was arrested or why her father was upset when she cheered on the young pioneers as they marched.Lights go out at 5p...

  • SÕRVE SÕBRAD 2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING SÕRVE SÕBRAD 2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

    NOMINATION OF COMMITTEE CANDIDATE FOR ELECTION AT 2019 AGM NOTICE TO MEMBERSSÕRVE SÕBRAD 2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING will be held on Sunday 31st March 2019 commencing at 10.00am at Sydney Eesti Maja141 Campbell Street, Surry Hills At the AGM all Committee positions will be declared vacan...

  • Four months to go: ESTO 2019 will cross the “Finnish bridge” to Estonia Four months to go: ESTO 2019 will cross the “Finnish bridge” to Estonia

    ESTO 2019PRESS RELEASEFebruary 27, 2019This coming summer the XII Global Estonian Cultural Festival, otherwise known as ESTO 2019, will cross the symbolic “Finnish bridge” between Finland and Estonia and arrive on Estonia's shores. The festival, which is...