President-elect Alar Karis said on the ETV's culture show "Plekktrumm" season's opening show on Monday that as a president, one of his important tasks will be trying to bring together a polarized society.
Extended tramlines, free kindergarten places and new bicycle networks are being promised to voters by political parties running in the local government elections in mid-October. The issue of Estonian-only education has also been raised.
President-Elect Alar Karis (63) is packing his things in the office of the director of the Estonian National Museum to open the door to Kadriorg Palace 40 days from now. The former auditor general, university rector is still balancing on the narrow footbridge between insecurity and confidence.
State concert-organizing body Eesti Kontsert opened its fall season on Saturday with a performance joined by Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra philharmonics and pianist Lukas Vondracek.
European Day of Languages
ERR News is the English-language service of Estonian Public Broadcasting, run by a fully independent editorial team.
To read up on ERR News' comments rules and to contact ERR's other services, please follow the link below.
Staff, contacts & comments