Foreign Journalists Descend on the Song and Dance Festival, Held Every 5 Years ({{commentsTotal}})

Over 100 foreign journalists have been accredited for the Song and Dance Festival, traveling to Tallinn from all over the world.  

Finnish, German, French and Russian journalists number the most, but China, Korea, Japan and the United States are also represented, Delfi reported today.

The list of agencies and outlets reads as a who's-who of the media world, with the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ARTE and the BBC all planning to run stories.

Maris Hellrand, the head of the festivals foreign communication, said many journalists visited the country already in winter and spring to cover rehersals.

In cooperation with Enterprise Estonia trips around Estonia are organized for foreign journalists, as well as introduction to the nation's e-services and startups after the festival.