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  • Kino at Sydney Estonian House. Coming Home Soon: The Refugee Children of Geislingen Kino at Sydney Estonian House. Coming Home Soon: The Refugee Children of Geislingen

    Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 5pm – 6:30pm at the Sydney Estonian House. What does it mean when you, as a child, suddenly have to leave your home because your country is in a war and your family is in danger? What does it mean when you have to leave your loved ones, everything and everyone you...

  • Maarja Nuut And Ruum Announce Melbourne And Sydney Headline Shows Maarja Nuut And Ruum Announce Melbourne And Sydney Headline Shows

    Estonian folk-tronica duo Maarja Nuut and Ruum are headed to our shores for their inaugural Australian tour playing headline shows in Melbourne and Sydney this March! Top Shelf  presents MAARJA NUUT and RUUM Australian Tour 2019 Thursday 7 March - Howler – MELBOURNE Friday 8 March -...

  • Apply to be a Youth delegate at this year's ESTO 2019 Apply to be a Youth delegate at this year’s ESTO 2019

    Dear youth! My name is Tuuli-Emily Liivat, and I am from Finland. Born in Tartu but having lived in Tampere for the past 7 years, I am currently studying on the IB programme at Tampere Lyceum. I am one of thousands of young Estonians around the world. This summer is the ESTO 2019 festi...

  • New beginners Estonian Class in Sydney - starts Monday 14th Jan New beginners Estonian Class in Sydney – starts Monday 14th Jan

    A new beginners Estonian Class is starting at the Sydney Estonian House on Monday, 14th of January at 6.30 pm. There will be an opportunity to discuss administrative details, e.g. the times, location, the fee and books for classes with the teacher, Ms Nele Ilves The class for more advanced stud...

  • Arvo Pärt & JS Bach - National Tour February 2019 Arvo Pärt & JS Bach – National Tour February 2019

    The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir joins the Australian Chamber Orchestra in a celebration of Bach and Arvo Pärt. Sydney, Sat 2 Feb, 7pmSydney, Sun 3 Feb, 2pm (Sydney Opera House)Sydney, Tue 5 Feb, 8pmSydney, Wed 6 Feb, 7pmCanberra, Sat 9 Feb, 8pmMelbourne, Sun 10 Feb, 2.30pmMelbourne...

  • The Kooskõlas choir has been  accepted to sing at Laulupidu 2019 in Estonia The Kooskõlas choir has been accepted to sing at Laulupidu 2019 in Estonia

    The Kooskõlas choir has just passed the first audition to be accepted to sing at Laulupidu 2019 in Eesti. Kooskõlas is an Estonian choir from Australia, with 74 singers from Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide, and regional NSW. The choir is led by conductor Dr Naomi Cooper, a speci...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • XXVII ESTONIAN FESTIVAL EESTI PÄEVAD 2018 SYDNEY XXVII ESTONIAN FESTIVAL EESTI PÄEVAD 2018 SYDNEY

    The XXVII Eesti Päevad Estonian Festival will take place in Sydney 27 - 31.December 2018. This Eesti Päevad in Australia is a special one as it is also part of the official EV100 birthday program. Just another reason to celebrate and add it to your calendar! The program consists of a w...

  • Registration Reminder - Sõrve Summer Camp is running from January 6 to 10 in 2019 Registration Reminder – Sõrve Summer Camp is running from January 6 to 10 in 2019

    Registration Reminder Sõrve Summer Camp is running from Sunday, January 6th to Sunday, January 13th, 2019. Come together once again at Point Wolstoncroft to share a week of activities, friendship and Estonian culture for our youth and adults alike. Please use the SurveyMonkey link belo...