GALLERY: Independence Day festivities

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    President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Evelin Ilves (VPK photo bank)

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    Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves (VPK photo bank)

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    The presidential address in the Jõhvi concert hall (VPK photo bank)

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    The president and the first lady greeting the former president of Estonia Arnold Rüütel and Ingrid Rüütel (VPK photo bank)

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    The Indepedence Day concert in Jõhvi concert hall (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    The Indepedence Day concert in Jõhvi concert hall (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    The Indepedence Day concert in Jõhvi concert hall (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    The Indepedence Day concert in Jõhvi concert hall (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    The Indepedence Day concert in Jõhvi concert hall, conductor Risto Joost (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    President Ilves and first lady Evelin Ilves arriving at the concert hall (VPK photo bank)

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    Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas and his partner Luisa Värk taking a selfie with poetess Kristiina Ehin and musician Silver Sepp (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    Former European Commissioner for Transport Siim Kallas and wife enjoying a spin on the dance floor (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    Olympic bronze medalist Allar Levandi and Anna Levandi, figure skating coach and Woman of the Year of Estonia 2007 (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    Lt. Gen. Riho Terras, chief of defense, enjoying the presidential reception with his wife (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    Musician and Eurovision winner Tanel Padar posing with the catering team (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    Estonian PM Taavi Rõivas and Luisa Värk (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    Estonian FM Keit Pentus-Rosimannus and Rain Rosimannus (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    Minister of Culture Urve Tiidus (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    Minister of Agriculture Ivari Padar and wife (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    Minister of the Environment Mati Raidma and wife (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    Minister of Justice Andres Anvelt and Kärt Anvelt, a journalist (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Urve Palo and husband Janek Palo (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    Minister of Foreign Trade and Entrepreneurship Anne Sulling and son (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    Minister of the Interior Hanno Pevkur and wife (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    Education Minister Jevgeni Ossinovski and wife (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

2/25/2015 11:27 AM
Category: Politics

President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and the First Lady Evelin Ilves welcomed around 850 guests at the Jõhvi Concert Hall on February 24 to mark the 97th anniversary of Estonian independence. 

The president also gave a traditional Independence Day speech, which you can read in full here.

M. Oll

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