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Feature | Estonia's English-language podcasts, all in the one place

20.12.21 FEATURE ... Podcasting is hardly a new phenomenon, and Estonia is often referred to as one of the foremost digital states globally, so it will come as no surprise that there is a multitude of podcasts out there about different aspects of the country, including many in English.

Turkish refugee: We must show that we can all live together in Estonia

30.11.21 NEWS ... Refugees from Syria, Iran and Turkey visited ETV's talk show "Hommik Anuga" over the weekend to speak about why they had to leave their home countries and why they chose Estonia. They said Estonians' fear of refugees is understandable.

Feature: Five years of Kersti Kaljulaid

16.10.21 FROM THE EDITORS ... On Monday, Kersti Kaljulaid handed the presidential chain over to Alar Karis, bringing her single term in office to a close. But what did Estonia's fifth president achieve, how was she viewed domestically and internationally and how will she be remembered? ERR News asked the experts.

Pealtnägija: First interview with Afghan who fled from Kabul to Estonia

23.09.21 NEWS ... ETV's investigative TV show "Pealtnägija" interviewed Ali Afzali, an Aghan who worked with an Estonian NGO in Afghanistan, and fled with his family last month after the Taliban seized control of the country.

Feature: What topics should the next president of Estonia deal with?

06.09.21 NEWS ... Last week Alar Karis was elected the next president of Estonia. ETV's current affairs show "Aktuaalne kaamera. nadal" interviewed experts and asked what he should focus on during his five-year term of office and how much influence he will have on domestic politics.

Experts: President Kaljulaid's foreign policy was successful

02.09.21 NEWS ... During her five-year term of office, President Kersti Kaljulaid has made over 100 foreign visits, met with dozens of world leaders and participated in many high-profile agenda-setting international forums. ERR spoke to experts to see how they assess Kaljulaid's foreign policy.

Feature: Estonia's presidential election 2021

21.08.21 2021 ELECTIONS ... On August 30, the Estonian parliament will vote for a new president and it's fair to say that this election is different from previous years. ERR News outlines the background, process and what can be expected over the coming weeks.

Feature | Iceland and Estonia: 30 years of friendly relations

26.08.21 FEATURE ... Thursday, August 26, marks the thirtieth anniversary of the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between Iceland and Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Tallinn City Center Expat Chat: Jacobina from Mexico

25.08.21 FEATURE ... The tenth interview in our collaboration with the "Tallinn City Center New Arrivals Project" is with Jacobina from Mexico.

Finding the right balance: The role of foreign scientists in Estonia

24.08.21 FEATURE ... Research in Estonia summarized a recent debate at the Opinion Festival on the role of foreign scientists in Estonia.

Tallinn City Center Expat Chat: Pablo from Chile

09.07.21 NEWS ... The ninth interview in our collaboration with the "Tallinn City Center New Arrivals Project" is with Pablo from Chile.

Tallinn City Center Expat Chat: Jie from China

15.06.21 NEWS ... The eighth interview in our collaboration with the "Tallinn City Center New Arrivals Project" is with Jie from China.

Tallinn City Center Expat Chat: Nicole from Singapore

24.05.21 NEWS ... The seventh interview in our collaboration with the "Tallinn City Center New Arrivals Project" is with Nicole from Singapore.

Global Estonian Report: May 19- May 26

19.05.21 NEWS ... Between 165,000 and 200,000 Estonians are estimated to live outside the country right now, making around 15-20 percent of the total number of Estonians. With many communities being found worldwide, both in English-speaking countries and beyond, ERR News, in conjunction with the Integration Foundation (Integratsiooni Sihtasutus), has launched a weekly Global Estonian Report, which will give a weekly window into Estonian communities and culture from around the globe.

Estonia Explained part four: A Thousand Years of Multi-culti

15.05.21 FEATURE ... In a new bi-weekly short podcast series entitled 'Estonia Explained', historian and ERR journalist Maarja Merivoo-Parro fuses cultural insight with recent research results, to create an insider's view into topics that might seem bewildering to people who are not from this neck of the woods.

Spring recommendations: What to do in Estonia #7

13.05.21 NEWS ... Spring is here, coronavirus restrictions have been relaxed and there is plenty to do outside in Estonia. The Estonian Institute and "Found in Estonia" podcast has seven recommendations for you.

Global Estonian Report: May 12-19

12.05.21 NEWS ... Between 165,000 and 200,000 Estonians are estimated to live outside the country right now, making around 15-20 percent of the total number of Estonians. With many communities being found worldwide, both in English-speaking countries and beyond, ERR News, in conjunction with the Integration Foundation (Integratsiooni Sihtasutus), has launched a weekly Global Estonian Report, which will give a weekly window into Estonian communities and culture from around the globe.

Global Estonian Report: May 5 – May 12

05.05.21 NEWS ... Between 165,000 and 200,000 Estonians are estimated to live outside the country right now, making around 15-20 percent of the total number of Estonians. With many communities being found worldwide, both in English-speaking countries and beyond, ERR News, in conjunction with the Integration Foundation (Integratsiooni Sihtasutus), has launched a weekly Global Estonian Report, which will give a weekly window into Estonian communities and culture from around the globe.

Global Estonian Report: April 28 – May 5

28.04.21 NEWS ... Between 165,000 and 200,000 Estonians are estimated to live outside the country right now, making around 15-20 percent of the total number of Estonians. With many communities being found worldwide, both in English-speaking countries and beyond, ERR News, in conjunction with the Integration Foundation (Integratsiooni Sihtasutus), has launched a weekly Global Estonian Report, which will give a weekly window into Estonian communities and culture from around the globe.

Spring recommendations: What to do in Estonia #6

27.04.21 NEWS ... Just because Estonia is in lockdown, it doesn't mean there isn't anything to do outside this spring. The Estonian Institute and "Found in Estonia" podcast has five recommendations for you.

Global Estonian Report: April 21-28

21.04.21 FEATURE ... Between 165,000 and 200,000 Estonians are estimated to live outside the country right now, making around 15-20 percent of the total number of Estonians. With many communities being found worldwide, both in English-speaking countries and beyond, ERR News, in conjunction with the Integration Foundation (Integratsiooni Sihtasutus), has launched a weekly Global Estonian Report, which will give a weekly window into Estonian communities and culture from around the globe.

Spring recommendations: What to do in Estonia #5

20.04.21 FEATURE ... Just because Estonia is in lockdown, it doesn't mean there isn't anything to do outside this spring. The Estonian Institute and "Found in Estonia" podcast has seven recommendations for you.

Tallinn City Center Expat Chat: Rodrigo from Brazil

17.04.21 NEWS ... The sixth interview in our collaboration with the "Tallinn City Center New Arrivals Project" is with Rodrigo from Brazil.

Estonia Explained part three: 'The Stare'

16.04.21 FEATURE ... In a new bi-weekly short podcast series entitled 'Estonia Explained', historian and ERR journalist Maarja Merivoo-Parro fuses cultural insight with recent research results, to create an insider's view into topics that might seem bewildering to people who are not from this neck of the woods.

Vaccine passports will end the lockdown, but not for everyone

16.04.21 NEWS ... The idea of "vaccine passports" is popping up all over the world. They could divide the world, but human rights scientists have a plan. Research in Estonia spoke to Estonian scientists about what we know so far.

Spring recommendations: What to do in Estonia #4

15.04.21 FEATURE ... Just because Estonia is in lockdown, it doesn't mean there isn't anything to do outside this spring. The Estonian Institute and "Found in Estonia" podcast has six recommendations for you.

Global Estonian Report: April 14-21

14.04.21 NEWS ... Between 165,000 and 200,000 Estonians are estimated to live outside the country right now, making around 15-20 percent of the total number of Estonians. With many communities being found worldwide, both in English-speaking countries and beyond, ERR News, in conjunction with the Integration Foundation (Integratsiooni Sihtasutus), has launched a weekly Global Estonian Report, which will give a weekly window into Estonian communities and culture from around the globe.

Spring recommendations: What to do in Estonia #3

13.04.21 NEWS ... How can spring be enjoyed in Estonia while the coronavirus restrictions are still in place? The Estonian Institute and the "Found in Estonia" podcast have some recommendations for you.

Spring recommendations: What to do in Estonia #2

08.04.21 FEATURE ... The Estonian Institute in collaboration with podcast "Found in Estonia" brings you a series of recommendations from English-speaking local foreigners.

Global Estonian Report: April 7-14

07.04.21 NEWS ... Between 165,000 and 200,000 Estonians are estimated to live outside the country right now, making around 15-20 percent of the total number of Estonians. With many communities being found worldwide, both in English-speaking countries and beyond, ERR News, in conjunction with the Integration Foundation (Integratsiooni Sihtasutus), has launched a weekly Global Estonian Report, which will give a weekly window into Estonian communities and culture from around the globe.

Spring recommendations: What to do in Estonia #1

05.04.21 NEWS ... Last year, ERR News published culture.ee's culture recommendations for what to do in Estonia. Now, due to a change in format, recommendations will be brought to you by the Estonian Institute with a focus on how spring can be enjoyed - despite the coronavirus restrictions.

Estonia Explained: 'Is this a singing nation?'

01.04.21 FEATURE ... In a new bi-weekly short podcast series entitled 'Estonia Explained', historian and ERR journalist Maarja Merivoo-Parro fuses cultural insight with recent research results, to create an insider's view into topics that might seem bewildering to people who are not from this neck of the woods.

Global Estonian Report: March 31 – April 7

31.03.21 NEWS ... Between 165,000 and 200,000 Estonians are estimated to live outside the country right now, making around 15-20 percent of the total number of Estonians. With many communities being found worldwide, both in English-speaking countries and beyond, ERR News, in conjunction with the Integration Foundation (Integratsiooni Sihtasutus), has launched a weekly Global Estonian Report, which will give a weekly window into Estonian communities and culture from around the globe.

Global Estonian Report March 24 - 31

24.03.21 NEWS ... Between 165,000 and 200,000 Estonians are estimated to live outside the country right now, making around 15-20 percent of the total number of Estonians. With many communities being found worldwide, both in English-speaking countries and beyond, ERR News, in conjunction with the Integration Foundation (Integratsiooni Sihtasutus), has launched a weekly Global Estonian Report, which will give a weekly window into Estonian communities and culture from around the globe.

Feature | MS Estonia disaster: Official version versus critique

21.03.21 NEWS ... The deadliest peacetime shipping disaster, not only in the Baltic but in all European waters, took place over 26 years ago now, on September 28 1994, when the Estonian-registered MS Estonia ferry sank en route to Stockholm carrying 989 people (803 of them passengers). While the official version was established a few years after the incident, questions continue to be asked - a phenomenon which has seen an upsurge following a documentary aired on Swedish TV last year.

Tallinn City Center Expat Chat: Cassandra from Canada

18.03.21 NEWS ... The fifth interview in our collaboration with the "Tallinn City Center New Arrivals Project" is with Cassandra from Canada.

Estonia Explained podcast: 'The Curious Case of Gentrification'

18.03.21 FEATURE ... In a new bi-weekly short podcast series entitled 'Estonia Explained', historian and ERR journalist Maarja Merivoo-Parro fuses cultural insight with recent research results, to create an insider's view into topics that might seem bewildering to people who are not from this neck of the woods.

Global Estonian Report: March 17– 24

17.03.21 NEWS ... Between 165,000 and 200,000 Estonians are estimated to live outside the country right now, making around 15-20 percent of the total number of Estonians. With many communities being found worldwide, both in English-speaking countries and beyond, ERR News, in conjunction with the Integration Foundation (Integratsiooni Sihtasutus), has launched a weekly Global Estonian Report, which will give a weekly window into Estonian communities and culture from around the globe.

Global Estonian Report: March 10-17

10.03.21 NEWS ... Between 165,000 and 200,000 Estonians are estimated to live outside the country right now, making around 15-20 percent of the total number of Estonians. With many communities being found worldwide, both in English-speaking countries and beyond, ERR News, in conjunction with the Integration Foundation (Integratsiooni Sihtasutus), has launched a weekly Global Estonian Report, which will give a weekly window into Estonian communities and culture from around the globe.

Global Estonian Report: March 3-10

03.03.21 NEWS ... Between 165,000 and 200,000 Estonians are estimated to live outside the country right now, making around 15-20 percent of the total number of Estonians. With many communities being found worldwide, both in English-speaking countries and beyond, ERR News, in conjunction with the Integration Foundation (Integratsiooni Sihtasutus), has launched a weekly Global Estonian Report, which will give a weekly window into Estonian communities and culture from around the globe.

Global Estonian report: February 17-24

17.02.21 NEWS ... Between 165,000 and 200,000 Estonians are estimated to live outside the country right now, making around 15-20 percent of the total number of Estonians. With many communities being found worldwide, both in English-speaking countries and beyond, ERR News, in conjunction with the Integration Foundation (Integratsiooni Sihtasutus), has launched a weekly Global Estonian Report, which will give a weekly window into Estonian communities and culture from around the globe.

Tallinn City Center Expat chat: Yuri from Japan

13.02.21 FEATURE ... The fourth interview in our collaboration with the "Tallinn City Center New Arrivals Project" is with Yuri from Japan.

Global Estonian Report: February 10-17

11.02.21 NEWS ... Between 165,000 and 200,000 Estonians are estimated to live outside the country right now, making around 15-20 percent of the total number of Estonians. With many communities being found worldwide, both in English-speaking countries and beyond, ERR News, in conjunction with the Integration Foundation (Integratsiooni Sihtasutus), has launched a weekly Global Estonian Report, which will give a weekly window into Estonian communities and culture from around the globe.

Global Estonian Report: February 3 – 10

03.02.21 NEWS ... Between 165,000 and 200,000 Estonians are estimated to live outside the country right now, approximately 15-20 percent of the total number of Estonians. With many communities being found worldwide, both in English-speaking countries and beyond, ERR News, in conjunction with the Integration Foundation (Integratsiooni Sihtasutus), has launched a weekly Global Estonian Report, which will give a weekly window into Estonian communities and culture from around the globe.

Feature: Women in the Estonian government 1992-2021

27.01.21 NEWS ... On Monday and Tuesday, social media was awash with messages of support for Estonia's first female prime minister Kaja Kallas (Reform) and her (almost) gender-balanced government. ERR's Estonian portal compared the number of men and women in previous coalitions.

Feature | Estonia's first year on the United Nations Security Council

19.01.21 NEWS ... On January 1, 2020 Estonia became a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (ÜRO Julgeolekunõukogu) for the first time. ERR News looks back at Estonia's first year.

Global Estonian Report: January 13-20

13.01.21 NEWS ... Between 165,000 and 200,000 Estonians are estimated to live outside the country right now, making around 15-20 percent of the total number of Estonians. With many communities being found worldwide, both in English-speaking countries and beyond, ERR News, in conjunction with the Integration Foundation (Integratsiooni Sihtasutus), has launched a weekly Global Estonian Report, which gives a weekly window into Estonian communities and culture from around the globe.

Black, White and Holiday Blues: Getting through winter in a foreign land

12.01.21 NEWS ... 'Tis the season to be jolly… or is it? Spending winter in a foreign country could be the best thing that could ever happen to someone or it can also be the saddest and the most discouraging event, writes Filipino expat R.J. Malabanan.

Tallinn City Center Expat chat: Melda from Turkey

12.01.21 NEWS ... The third interview in our collaboration with "Tallinn City Center New Arrivals Project" is with Melda from Turkey who has become a favorite among her students.

ERR News looks back at 2020 in Estonia

31.12.20 NEWS ... ERR News looks back at 2020 which was, if nothing else, an eventful year.
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