Archive for General News

  • Updated start time for RAIVO KALAMÄE Memorial Service – Sunday 15th April

    Please note the service on Sunday April 15th will now start at 3pm, (not 2pm like previously advised. FOr details of the service: Raivo Kalamäe Memorial Service...

  • Tallinn Music Week: Estonia’s cultural showcase Tallinn Music Week: Estonia’s cultural showcase

    The 10th Tallinn Music Week is here! [caption id="attachment_6409" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Industrial chic … design market inside former power station Kultuurikatel at Tallinn Music Week.[/caption] Photograph: Tõnu Tunnel The Guardian says: "Tallinn Music Week’s mix of ecl...

  • Official running order for the Eurovision Song Contest Semi Finals Official running order for the Eurovision Song Contest Semi Finals

    The order for the semi finals has been confirmed, with Estonia featuring in the first Semi final. Recap all the perfomers in the video: (Estonia at 3:04) ...

  • RAIVO KALAMÄE Memorial Service - Sunday 15th April RAIVO KALAMÄE Memorial Service – Sunday 15th April

      “A LIFE LIVED FOR ESTONIA” Sydney Estonian House Sunday 15th April 2018, at 3.00 pm Raivo Kalamäe died suddenly aged 98 in Tallinn on 17.03.2018. As his funeral was held in Estonia (interment of his ashes will be at Rookwood Cemetery) we invite his friends and acquaintances to b...

  • Call for submissions for the literary journal Azuria Call for submissions for the literary journal Azuria

    CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS A special issue of the literary journal Azuria will be launched at the next Baltic Studies conference, to be held Fri. 12 – Sunday 14 October 2018, at Deakin University (Waterfront Campus, Geelong). This project is being supported by a small grant from the Estonian...

  • Apply to Estonian Studies MA Programme at Tallinn University -April 1 Deadline Apply to Estonian Studies MA Programme at Tallinn University -April 1 Deadline

    Estonian Studies is a unique master's programme teaching Estonian language, culture, history, societal and political topics based on English. It is aimed at students whose native language is not Estonian. The Head of the Estonian Studies Programme is Professor Piret Viires. Deadline for submitt...

  • SÕRVE SÕBRAD 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING SÕRVE SÕBRAD 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

    Sydney Estonian Parents' & Friends' Association - Sõrve Sõbrad NOTICE TO MEMBERS SÕRVE SÕBRAD 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING will be held on Sunday 15 April 2018 commencing at 11.00am at Sydney Eesti Maja - 141 Campbell Street, Surry Hills At the AGM all Committee positions will be decl...

  • Free Introductory Estonian Class - this Wed, 31st January in Sydney Free Introductory Estonian Class – this Wed, 31st January in Sydney

    Come and join a free introductory class on Wednesday, 31 January at 6pm! Estonian classes at Sydney Estonian House (141 Campbell St, Surry Hills). Run weekly on Wednesday night at 6.30-8pm. We try to make learning Estonian fun since it's not in the top 10 of the easiest languages in the world...

  • Eesti Päevad 2018 Logo Competition closing on 31st January! Eesti Päevad 2018 Logo Competition closing on 31st January!

    XXVII EESTI PÄEVAD 2018 SYDNEY LOGO DESIGN COMPETITION Eesti Päevad 2018 Sydney Organizing Committee is launching a Logo Design Competition! Who can apply: The competition is open to all aspiring designers anywhere in the world with a connection to Esto. Prize: The prize will be $250 (AUD)...

  • Maarja Nuut performing during the Sydney Festival - January 2018 Maarja Nuut performing during the Sydney Festival – January 2018

    Acclaimed Estonian violinist and singer reworks Baltic folk, using loop pedals to create psychedelic effects VENUE SEIDLER PENTHOUSE 2A GLEN ST MILSONS POINT 2061 WHEN 9 JANUARY AT 6.30PM 10 JANUARY AT 6.30PM 11 JANUARY AT 11AM & 6.30PM DURATION 90...