Week in pictures: July 13-19

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    FIA ERC auto24 Rally Estonia was won by Russia's Alexey Lukyanuk in front of Kajetan Kajetanowicz and Rainer Aus (Ray Põder)

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    Positivus Music Festival in Latvia featured performances by 19 Estonian acts, including Ewert and the Two Dragons. (Kertu Loide/ERR)

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    Tallinn Maritime Days took place from July 17-19. (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    Yet another anti-immigration demonstration was held on Tallinn Freedom Square on July 18. (Martin Dremljuga/ERR)

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    Estonian Television celebrated its 60th anniversary on July 19. (Heino Vilms)

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    The Estonian Land Board discovered that Estonia is 100 square kilometers larger than hitherto thought (Wikimedia Commons)

7/20/2015 3:53 PM
Category: Society

What did week 29 of 2015 bring to Estonia?

On Wednesday, President Toomas Hendrik Ilves officially approved Marina Kaljurand's nomination as Estonia's 29th foreign minister.

The festival season is in full swing. This weekend saw the largest outdoor music festival in the Baltics, the Positivus Music Festival take place in the coastal town of Salacgrīva, Latvia, just 10 kilometers from the Estonian border. Thousands of Estonian music fans made their way over to the south of the border to enjoy an outstanding lineup, including 19 artists from Estonia.

Tallinn, at the same time, hosted the annual Maritime Days, which included a grand maritime parade of 80 vessels, as well as numerous concerts, a fireworks display and a laser show. And in the south of Estonia, a European rally championships stage FIA ERC auto24 Rally Estonia took place simultaneously.

On Sunday, Estonian Television celebrated its 60th anniversary. To mark the occasion, ERR published a selection of photos of its colorful history.

M. Oll

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