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Gallery: Press photo exhibition opened at Viru Keskus

10.05.21 CULTURE ... On Monday, an exhibition of the best press photos of the year was opened at Viru Keskus in Tallinn. The exhibition will be available until May 23.

Gallery: Exercise Swift Response brings mass para drop over Järva County

08.05.21 GALLERIES ... United States Airborne personnel took part in a large-scale, night-time jump over central Estonia. President Kersti Kaljulaid also paid a visit to the exercise, based out of Nurmsi airfield, in Järva County. Two of the most iconic airborne units in the world made the jump: The United States' 82 Airborne Division, and the British Army's Parachute Regiment.

Gallery: First day of eased restrictions draws crowds to Ülemiste Center

03.05.21 GALLERIES ... Restrictions on education were eased from Monday, leading to the parking lot of Ülemiste Center to be crowded with shoppers' cars.

Gallery: 10 'self-cleaning' ambulances arrive in Estonia

03.05.21 NEWS ... Ten new "self-cleaning" ambulances costing €1.3 million have arrived in Estonia and will be used around the country.

Gallery: Admiral Bellingshausen prepares for Arctic trip

02.05.21 GALLERIES ... Estonian ketch the Admiral Bellingshausen and her crew are starting preparations off the coast of Saaremaa, ahead of a planned voyage to the Arctic, starting later this month. The Bellingshausen had already visited Antarctica, arriving in early 2020, though a planned pole-to-pole voyage following that was stymied by the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic in March last year.

Gallery: Italian Air Force F-35 Lightning IIs arrive at Ämari

01.05.21 NEWS ... Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare) jets have arrived at Ämari Air Base, west of Tallinn, ahead of the official handover of the NATO Baltic Air Policing duties from the outgoing German Air Force (Luftwaffe) contingent.

Gallery: Two-week international exercise clears up 127 maritime explosives

30.04.21 NEWS ... An international mine-clearing operation in Estonian waters ended Thursday. Over 120 pieces of ordnance, the bulk of them dating from World War Two, were discovered and disposed of during that time. Various shipwrecks were also discovered during the exercise.

New health center in Kopli to be completed by end of year

29.04.21 NEWS ... The development of the Põhja-Tallinn Health Center is set to be completed by the end of the year, also allowing West Tallinn Central Hospital (LTKH) family physicians and specialists to receive patients in Kopli.

Gallery: National handball team gathers before final Euro qualifiers

27.04.21 SPORTS ... The Estonian national handball team got together for a practice session ahead of their final qualification matches for the 2022 European Men's Handball Championship.

Gallery: 'Osoon' celebrates Ornithological Society's 100th anniversary

26.04.21 GALLERIES ... Monday's ETV nature program "Osoon" will be dedicated to birds to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Estonian Ornithological Society (Ornitoloogiaühing).

Wrestler Epp Mäe returns to Estonia as European champion

23.04.21 NEWS ... Wrestler and newly crowned European Champion Epp Mäe returned to Estonia Friday afternoon, arriving at Tallinn Airport following her victory in the final in Warsaw, Poland, against Natalja Vorobjova of Russia.

Gallery: Kadriorg Art Museum opens exhibition of Flemish art

23.04.21 CULTURE ... An exhibition called "From Memling to Rubens: The Golden Age of Flanders" has been opened at the Kadriorg Art Museum, offering visitors an introduction of the best Flemish art from the 15th-17th century.

President: Afghanistan must not slip off international radar

22.04.21 NEWS ... Estonia will be in the vanguard of international efforts to make Afghanistan a safer and more secure place, President Kersti Kaljulaid said during an official visit to that country Wednesday, where the current security situation, and that of the future, was very much on the table.

Gallery: Polar bears Rasputin and Friida meet again

19.04.21 NEWS ... Tallinn Zoo's polar bears Friida and Rasputin decided last week that they are ready to meet up for a swim and some playing time.

Gallery: Langevoja Waterfall in full flow

15.04.21 NEWS ... Sine the winter in Estonia saw a thick coat of snow, nature enthusiasts have been able to enjoy several natural phenomena this spring made attractive by the melting snow.

Gallery: Estonian Special Operations Forces platoon in Mali

14.04.21 NEWS ... Estonia must contribute with allies in Mali so Islamic extremists cannot establish support points in Africa. If they were to succeed, the next step would be to begin developing a caliphate, Margus Kuul of the Estonian Defence Forces (EDF) writes.

Gallery: Mikkeli Museum celebrates diplomatic relations with Spain

08.04.21 NEWS ... A selection of works by the well-known Spanish painter Ignacio Zuloa will go on display at the Mikkeli Museum in cooperation with the Spanish Embassy and the Ignacio Zuloa Museum in Pedraza.

Gallery: Recently restored rare tractor started up in Jõgeva County

07.04.21 NEWS ... In the small Väike-Kamari Village near Põltsamaa, one of the oldest tractors in Estonia, a 1925 12-horsepower Lanz Bulldog, was once again started up after receiving restoration works in Poland recently.

Gallery: 'Osoon' captures northern lights in the Hiiumaa sky

05.04.21 GALLERIES ... ETV's nature program "Osoon" will travel to Hiiumaa on Monday to take in views of the aurora borealis and investigate migratory birds and the avian flu.

Gallery: First COVID-19 mass vaccination center in Tallinn opens

02.04.21 CORONAVIRUS ... The first coronavirus mass vaccination center in the capital opened its doors Friday, as per schedule. By the end of the day, 1,350 people had been vaccinated.

Gallery: K9 Thunder SP howitzer put through paces on EDF training ground

02.04.21 NEWS ... South Korean-made K9 Thunder Self-propelled (SP) howitzers procured by Estonia from 2018 have been fully tried out this week, for the first time since being acquired.

Gallery: Patarei Prison illuminated to remember March deportations

25.03.21 NEWS ... Tallinn's Patarei Prison was illuminated red on Thursday on the 72th anniversary of the mass deportations of Estonians to Siberia in 1949.

Gallery: Vaccination of government ministers begins

25.03.21 NEWS ... Members of the government were vaccinated against coronavirus on Thursday afternoon at East Tallinn Central Hospital with the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Gallery: Türi becomes spring capital

22.03.21 NEWS ... Türi became Estonia's spring capital on Saturday, the first day of astronomical spring.

Gallery: French Leclerc tanks, other military equipment arrives in Paldiski

18.03.21 GALLERIES ... A dozen French Army Leclerc main battle tanks arrived at the port of Paldiski Wednesday, ETV news show "Aktuaalne kaamera" (AK) reports.

Gallery: Estonia goes green for St Patrick's Day

17.03.21 NEWS ... Well-known buildings across Estonia will be lit green on Wednesday (March 17) evening to mark Ireland's St Patrick's Day.

Gallery: Estonians across the world participate in language day test

15.03.21 NEWS ... Estonians across the world participated in Vikerradio's dictation test to mark Estonian Language Day on Monday.

Gallery: 32-year-old bat found in Estonia

13.03.21 NEWS ... A bat aged over thirty has been identified in South Estonia, ERR's Menu portal reports

Gallery: Exhibition opened in author's childhood home

11.03.21 NEWS ... Even though cultural institutions are closed due to the coronavirus, it is still possible to visit open-air museums. ETV's current affairs show "Aktuaalne kaamera" (AK) went to Vargamäe, the home of beloved Estonian writer Anton-Hansen Tammsaare, where a new exhibition has been opened.

Gallery: Levadia and Maardu battle in Tipner Cup quarterfinal action

11.03.21 SPORTS ... On Wednesday, the quarterfinals of the domestic Tipner football cup continued with FCI Levadia taking a 2:0 victory over Maardu Linnameeskond. Levadia joins FC Flora and Narva Trans in the semi-finals with one more quarterfinal match to play.

Gallery: Baltic, UK foreign ministers hold meeting in Tallinn

11.03.21 NEWS ... A joint statement about strengthening democratic values and human rights and increasing efforts to combat climate change was made by foreign ministers from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the UK on Wednesday at a meeting in Tallinn.

Gallery: Wind blows piles of sea ice ashore in Lääne County

09.03.21 NEWS ... Piles of sea ice have formed on the beach at Kiideva in Lääne County which has attracted visitors from far and wide in recent days.

Gallery: Tallinn flower sellers busy on International Women's Day

08.03.21 NEWS ... Flower sellers were busy on Monday morning in Tallinn as customers came to buy blooms to celebrate International Women's Day (March 8), known in Estonia as Naistepäev.

Gallery: Malls close at weekends after new restrictions enter force

06.03.21 GALLERIES ... Shopping malls in Estonia are now closed at weekends following the latest round of government restrictions which came into effect Saturday.

Gallery: Eesti Laul 2021 final rehearsals taking place at Saku Suurhall

05.03.21 NEWS ... Rehearsals for the Eesti Laul final, which decides Estonia's Eurovision Song Contest entry, are taking place on Friday at Tallinn's Saku Suurhall.

Navy flagship ENS Admiral Cowan gets new commander

05.03.21 NEWS ... Lieutenant Senior Grade (Vanemleitnant) Märt Uuemaa is new commander of the Estonian Navy's flagship, the ENS Admiral Cowan, the navy (Merevägi) has announced. Lieutenant Uuemaa replaces Captain Tanel Kangro, who has finished his two-year service in the role.

Gallery: Vaccination of frontline workers starts on Saaremaa

05.03.21 NEWS ... Coronavirus vaccinations have started for frontline staff on the island of Saaremaa and it is hoped 300 police officers, rescue workers and lifeguards will be vaccinated in two days.

Gallery: Daniel Levi conducts surprise tour on streets of Tallinn

04.03.21 NEWS ... At a time of no concerts and performances, singer Daniel Levi decided to conduct a surprise tour through the streets of Tallinn in the back of a boxtruck.

Gallery: Rakvere Castle adds dramatic backdrop to hi-tech NATO air maneuver

04.03.21 NEWS ... Rakvere's 14th Century castle helped to provide a scene of contrasting military tech from different ages Thursday, as 21st century Eurofighter Typhoons flew overhead, guided by ground controllers perched on the castle walls themselves.

Gallery: Spring thaw brings traditional 'witches' well' torrent

03.03.21 NEWS ... The arrival of the spring thaw has brought with it the traditional surge of groundwater to be seen in many of Estonia's so-called witches' wells, ETV news show "Aktuaalne kaamera" (AK) reported Tuesday night, visiting one such feature in the village of Ratva, Ida-Viru County.

Gallery: Viewers and readers send in their 'first signs of spring' photos

02.03.21 NEWS ... Viewers of ETV morning show 'Terevisioon' have been sending in their photos of the first signs of spring.

Gallery: Two-month old puppy joins Rescue Board's bomb disposal unit

01.03.21 NEWS ... In February, male German shepherd puppy named Airasuden Noki arrived from Finland to the Rescue Board's bomb disposal center. The future bomb dog, nicknamed Yenko, is currently playful, cheerful and likes to play with toys.

Gallery: Mining museum home to curious icicle stalagmites

01.03.21 NEWS ... An interesting phenomenon has been observed where icicle stalagmites have formed, in addition to examples of the more familiar stalactite configuration.

Independence Day marked nationwide and beyond in variety of ways

25.02.21 NEWS ... Independence Day, February 24 2021, Estonia's 103rd birthday, has been and gone, and ERR has been active traveling the length and breadth of the land, and beyond, to capture a glimpse of how the big day was marked in different locations.

Gallery: Celebration of Estonia's 103rd Independence Day in Paide

25.02.21 NEWS ... Wednesday, February 24, Independence Day was celebrated across Estonia with a formal celebration taking place in Paide.

Gallery: Independence day marked in Kuressaare

24.02.21 NEWS ... Independence day was celebrated in Kuressaare on the island of Saaremaa on Wednesday.

Tallinn's monuments dressed in blue, black and white for independence day

24.02.21 NEWS ... Members of Tallinn's City Center district government dressed well-known monuments in blue, black and white scarves to celebrate independence day.

Gallery: Narva marks independence day

24.02.21 NEWS ... The border town of Narva saw a flag-raising ceremony marking independence day.

Gallery: Toompea flag-raising ceremony heralds Estonian independence day

24.02.21 NEWS ... The traditional annual independence day flag-raising ceremony in the Governor's Garden on Toompea, Tallinn, went ahead Wednesday morning just after 7.30 a.m.

Gallery: Ellen von Unwerth's fashion photography exhibit at Fotografiska

22.02.21 CULTURE ... Starting February 19, an exhibition of the works of fashion photographer Ellen von Unwerth has opened at the Fotografiska cafe-museum. The exhibit will be open until May 30.

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