Gallery: 2019 through the lens of ERR photographer Priit Mürk ({{contentCtrl.commentsTotal}})

2019 in photographs.
2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

ERR photographer Priit Mürk curated a selection of his best pictures from 2019 which reflect the most vivid events of the year in Estonia.

Election year. Who was the winner and who was the loser?

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR
2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

Kaja Kallas (Reform), whose party won the election but is not included in the coalition, alone in the empty room, and Jüri Ratas, whose party lost the election but went on to form the government.

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR
2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

 

It was the year of protest. For the environment and against global warming.

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

 

Against Marine Le Pen and EKRE. 

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

 

For an increase in science funding and against government cut-backs.

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

 

For agricultural subsidies and against the government that cut them.

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

 

A year of surprises. The president is surprised by students from the Estonian Academy of Arts.  

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

 

The former Minister of Justice Urmas Reinsalu (Isamaa) is surprised by the former Foreign Minister Sven Mikser's (SDE) support for the UN migration pact.

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

 

EKRE'S Honorary President is surprised by the criticism of the new government.

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

 

Indrek Tarand is surprised by security in the courthouse, but his victory over the offenders is no surprise. 

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

 

Hanna-Liina Võsa painted the door of her music school pink in Tallinn's Old Town, but the National Heritage Board ordered it to be re-painted according to the rules.

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

 

The pig made by Tauno Kangro.

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

 

You can't touch the shovel at the exhibition, and you can touch the Moon at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR
2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

 

Siim Kallas is elected as the deputy chairman of the Riigikogu and Laine Randjärve became the new mayor of Viimsi rural municipality, who ten months later resigned while playing a white piano. 

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR
2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR
2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR
2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

 

"Don't take a picture," says MEP Yana Toom, who is standing beside the head of the Internal Security Service. 

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

 

"Take a picture," a protester says at a march in support of PewDiePie, the world's most popular YouTuber. 

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

 

"Take them down," was the attitude that greeted ex-Rural Affairs minister Mart Järvik's decision to hang portraits of ministers who governed during Estonia's occupations.

2019 in photographs. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

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