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  • For Estonian refugees, a masthead made a new home, half a world away - by Silvi Vann-Wall For Estonian refugees, a masthead made a new home, half a world away – by Silvi Vann-Wall

    Estonians fleeing the aftermath of WWII and Soviet occupation found their voice in Australia via a newspaper. It continues to this day.  Silvi Vann-Wall reports on Meie Kodu and the community it continues to serve.   [caption id="attachment_6681" align="aligncenter" width="500"] ‘E...

  • Estonian folk dancing flashmob at the Hickson Road Reserve this Sunday, 25th of Nov Estonian folk dancing flashmob at the Hickson Road Reserve this Sunday, 25th of Nov

    Come and be part of an Estonian folk dancing flashmob at the Hickson Road Reserve this Sunday from 1pm. The dance group Sydney Virmalised - Northern Lights will perform three dances with the last one open for everyone to join in. *** Tule ela kaasa rahvatantsijatele Sydney Virmalised - Nor...

  • Brisbane & Gold Coast Estonians Christmas Party - Dec 16 Brisbane & Gold Coast Estonians Christmas Party – Dec 16

      Brisbane Estonian Playgroup invites everyone to celebrate Christmas Party hosted by playgroup teachers Kätriin Kristal ja Reena Raja Performances by playgroup children (please let us know if your child would like to perform) Brisbane ladies folk dance group - offering a sne...

  • Sõrve Trivia Night this Friday, Nov 16 in Sydney Sõrve Trivia Night this Friday, Nov 16 in Sydney

      Come and join us for the Trivia Night presented by the Juhid of Sõrve! It is a night filled with fun, laughter and raising money for the children. Dinner available, fully stocked bar Tickets $20 for adults and $15 for children (under 18) Doors open at 5:30pm with first ques...

  • SBS  National Languages Competition - 10 days to go SBS National Languages Competition – 10 days to go

    Are you Learning Estonian?  Enter the SBS National Languages Competition! Only 10 days to go... So far, 35% of entries have come from Victoria closely followed by NSW with 34%... anyone could win and we look forward to receiving more entries from your students soon. Entering the competit...

  • Learn the Estonian language in Sydney Learn the Estonian language in Sydney

    Learn the Estonian language in Sydney Advanced Classes Wednesdays, from October 10 @ 6.30pm to 8.30pm with  teacher Nele Ilves Sydney Estonian House 141 Campbell St Surry Hills NSW 2010 Australia Beginners New beginners, please register with Tiiu Salasoo, 02 9436 3844 or salasoo@ihug.c...

  • Sõrve Spring Feast Fundraiser Oct 6 in Sydney, RSVP by Oct 1 Sõrve Spring Feast Fundraiser Oct 6 in Sydney, RSVP by Oct 1

    Sõrve Spring Feast Saturday October 6 at 6pmSydney Estonian House141 Campbell St, Surry Hills Booking Essential at Trybookings - www.trybooking.com/YDGZ The “Estonian Cooks are back” for an exciting new extravaganza of fresh produce on the menu with a twist of Masterchef flair for this year...

  • 12th ESTO festival: Helsinki, Tartu and Tallinn from June 28 - July 3, 2019 12th ESTO festival: Helsinki, Tartu and Tallinn from June 28 – July 3, 2019

    The final schedule and details about passes for ESTO 2019 have been announced for the 12th ESTO festival held in Helsinki, Tartu and Tallinn from June 28 - July 3, 2019. ESTO 2019 will take place one week before the National Song and Dance Festival. The international festival brings togeth...

  • The Spheres, featuring Estonian Choral Music in Sydney  - Sep 19 The Spheres, featuring Estonian Choral Music in Sydney – Sep 19

    In 2018 the Baltic Sates are celebrating the 100th anniversary of their declaration of independence.  The Burgundian Consort are performing "The Spheres", featuring work from Estonian composers Tormis and Sisask featuring in "The Spheres". The Spheres Location:Sir John Clancy Auditorium UNS...

  • OktooberfEst - Sydney Friday Sep 21 OktooberfEst – Sydney Friday Sep 21

    Our annual OktooberfEst is on again this year. We are raising funds for new women's' summer costumes that are in end of the planning stage. Come down and mingle, play some games, drink and eat. But of course do some DANCING! 21 September from 19:00-22:00 Estonian House Sydney Ho...