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Gallery: Political parties hold election night celebrations

17.10.21 2021 ELECTIONS ... On Sunday night, political parties are holding election night parties across Tallinn as the local election votes are counted.

Gallery: Estonian ambassador to the Netherlands presents credentials

14.10.21 NEWS ... Former presidential foreign adviser Lauri Kuusing presented his credentials to king Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands on Wednesday and took up the position as the Ambassador of Estonia to the Netherlands.

Kaljulaid painting added to heads of state gallery

09.10.21 GALLERIES ... On Saturday, a painting of President Kersti Kaljulaid was added to the Office of the President's gallery of heads of state.

Architects union names top 10 architectural achievements of the century

09.10.21 NEWS ... The Union of Estonian Architects (Eesti Arhitektide Liit), which celebrated its 100th birthday on Friday, announced the top 10 architectural objects most worthy of recognition from the last century.

Opening dates of Lidl stores in Estonia still unknown

05.10.21 NEWS ... Budget retail chain Lidl has announced it will open its stores in Latvia on Thursday, but has not provided any information on when they can be expected to open doors in Estonia, although the stores seem ready from the outside and the hiring process has finished.

Gallery: Kalev/Cramo narrowly loses in VTB United League

05.10.21 SPORTS ... Estonian basketball powerhouse BC Kalev/Cramo faced off against Russian club BC Avtodor in the VTB United League on Monday, but the Estonian club had to admit 93:97 defeat and was unable to achieve its first win in the league this season.

Gallery: President Kaljulaid visits Narva on street name-change mission

05.10.21 GALLERIES ... President Kersti Kaljulaid was in Narva on Monday, as part of her final tour of Estonia before leaving office next Monday, ETV news show 'Aktuaalne kaamera' (AK) reported Monday.

Gallery: Refurbished Estonian Embassy in Helsinki opens

04.10.21 GALLERIES ... Prime Minister Kaja Kallas (Reform) opened the refurbished Estonian Embassy to Finland at a ceremony in Helsinki on Monday.

Gallery: Eesti Kontsert opens season alongside Czech musicians

20.09.21 CULTURE ... 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.

Gallery: Kaljulaid opens photo exhibition summing up presidential term

18.09.21 NEWS ... President Kersti Kaljulaid opened a photography exhibition at Kadriorg on Friday showcasing images from her five-year term in office.

Gallery: Environment Building set to be completed in 2024

15.09.21 NEWS ... The Environment Building, currently under development near the Seaplane Harbor in Tallinn is set to house the Estonian Museum of Natural History and the structural units of the Ministry of the Environment and the Environmental Board. Initially planned to be completed in 2022, the building will instead be completed in 2024.

Gallery: Autumn Riigikogu session starts on Monday

13.09.21 NEWS ... The Riigikogu's autumn session will start on Monday and last until December.

Gallery: President Kaljulaid's state visit to Kenya

10.09.21 NEWS ... President Kersti Kaljulaid became Estonia's first head of state to make an offical visit to Kenya this week to promote "business diplomacy" between the two countries.

Gallery: British Army Challenger tanks arrive in Paldiski port

10.09.21 GALLERIES ... Challenger 2 Main Battle Tanks (MBT) from the British Army's Royal Tank Regiment (RTR) arrived in Paldiski port Thursday, ETV news show 'Aktuaalne kaamera' (AK) reports.

Gallery: Thousands of sunflowers blooming in Tapa municipality

08.09.21 NEWS ... Thousands of sunflowers are currently blooming in Tapa municipality in Lääne-Viru County.

Gallery: Lasnamäe school receives Audi combustion engine as percent for art

08.09.21 NEWS ... Tallinn's Lasnamäe School of Mechanics is set to receive a piece of art by Karel Koplimetsa called "Model Engine" as a percent for art program from the state. The work will cost €26,000.

National volleyball team loses to Croatia after taking 2:0 lead

08.09.21 SPORTS ... On Tuesday, the Estonian men's national volleyball team's chances of advancing in the EuroVolley preliminary round dropped even further after enduring a 2:3 (25:20, 25:22, 18:25, 24:26, 9:15) loss against Croatia.

Gallery: Estonian National Opera introduces new season with fair

06.09.21 NEWS ... The Estonian National Opera introduced its 116th season with a theater fair and gala concert on Sunday.

Gallery: Lennart Meri Conference 2021 Day One

04.09.21 NEWS ... Day one of the three-day 14th annual Lennart Meri conference on foreign, security and defense issues saw presentations from President Kersti Kaljulaid and Prime Minister Kaja Kallas.

Gallery: Fotografiska opens season with a Nick Brandt exhibition

03.09.21 CULTURE ... Fotografiska cafe-museum in Telliskivi Creative City opened its fall season with an exhibition displaying the escalating destruction of pure African nature made by Nick Brandt.

National volleyball team loses to Latvia in Eurovolley 2021 opening match

02.09.21 SPORTS ... The men's national volleyball team lost the opening game of its 2021 European championships campaign, 3:1 against Latvia.

Gallery: Kersti Kaljulaid meets with Alar Karis at Kadriorg

31.08.21 2021 ELECTIONS ... Sitting President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid invited president-elect Alar Karis to Kadriorg Tuesday afternoon, following the Riigikogu ballot which voted him in.

Gallery: Presidential election 2021 second round of voting

31.08.21 2021 ELECTIONS ... The second round of voting in the Estonian presidential election is underway and should end at 1 p.m. Riigikogu members are voting for or against the only candidate director of the Estonian National Museum Alar Karis.

Gallery: Coop Pank opens new office in Skyon office building

30.08.21 NEWS ... Estonian Coop Pank opened its new headquarters and Tallinn mid-town client center on Monday, which is in the newly completed Skyon office building on Maakri tänav.

Gallery: Soapbox cars racing at Tallinn Song Festival Grounds

30.08.21 NEWS ... On Sunday, people lined up their soapbox cars for a race at the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds.

Gallery: Riigikogu vote on Alar Karis as president

30.08.21 2021 ELECTIONS ... Estonia's presidential election is in progress, with only one candidate, national museum director Alar Karis, nominated for the first ballot.

Gallery: Exhibition of Baltic Way's heritage at Patarei Prison

27.08.21 CULTURE ... An exhibition called "Chains of Freedom: the Legacy of the Baltic Way in Hong Kong" has been opened in the "Communism Is Prison" courtyard of the Patarei Prison complex. The exhibition demonstrates solidarity with the people of Hong Kong in their anti-communist aspirations for liberty.

Gallery: Jazz Awards 2021 winners

26.08.21 NEWS ... On August 25, the Estonian Jazz Association and the festival Jazzkaar recognized Estonia's most outstanding jazz musicians at the Vaba Lava in Tallinn's Telliskivi district. The awards were presented for the 15th time, and the ceremony took place in conjunction with Jazzkaar 2021, before a concert from jazz musician of the year Joel Remmel Trio.

Gallery: Tallinn harbor pedestrian bridge opens

24.08.21 GALLERIES ... A new bridge has opened linking the A and D terminals at Tallinn harbor.

Gallery: Saaremaa gümnaasium school building ready for new year

24.08.21 NEWS ... Saaremaa's new €6.5 million school held its opening ceremony on Monday and will see two high schools merge.

Gallery: Broc Raiford takes gold in Simple Session BMX

23.08.21 SPORTS ... On Sunday, the 21st rendition of extreme sports competition Simple Session wrapped up with American BMX rider Broc Raiford taking gold. In skateboarding, Brazilian Ivan Monteiro took gold in the event held in the Põhjala factory.

Gallery: Narva holds singing party 'Drive Slowly Over the Bridge'

21.08.21 CULTURE ... A singing party was held in Narva on Friday to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Estonia's re-independence to bring people together.

Gallery: Night Song Festival celebrates 30 years of free Estonia

21.08.21 NEWS ... Thousands of people attended the "Free Estonia!" (Vaba Eesti!) night song festivals (öölaulupidu) on Friday evening to mark the 30th anniversary of Estonia's restoration of independence.

Gallery: President hosts reception at Kadriorg Rose Garden

20.08.21 NEWS ... President Kersti Kaljulaid hosted guests at the Kadriorg Rose Garden to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the restoration of independence of the Republic of Estonia.

Gallery: "The Spirit and the Power of Woman" concert at Toompea

20.08.21 CULTURE ... A concert dedicated to Estonian women took place at Toompea in the Governor's Garden around 3 p.m. on Friday. 30 female musicians of Estonia and the Academic Male Choir of Tallinn University of Technology performed.

FC Flora defeats Shamrock Rovers in Conference League play-offs

20.08.21 SPORTS ... On Thursday, Estonian football club FC Flora started their UEFA Conference League journey with an exciting 4:2 victory over Irish club Shamrock Rovers at the A. Le Coq Arena. The second leg will take place on August 26 in South Dublin.

Gallery: Formal flag raising ceremony at Toompea

20.08.21 NEWS ... To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Estonia's restoration of independence, the national blue-black-white flag was raised in the Governor's Garden on Toompea, Tallinn, on Friday early morning.

Gallery: Kristiine Keskus planning further expansion

19.08.21 NEWS ... Citycon, the owner of the Kristiine Keskus, has acquired a neighboring property and office space and apartments will be built on top of the current car park.

Gallery: Kaja Kallas hosts previous prime ministers

18.08.21 NEWS ... On Wednesday, Prime Minister Kaja Kallas hosted previous heads of government at the Stenbock House to discuss Estonia's future and exchange views on current issues.

Gallery: Fire and dance show at Tallinn Old Town days

16.08.21 NEWS ... On Saturday, a spectacular show of fire and dance called "Kumaline" took place as part of the Tallinn Old Town Days.

Gallery: Motocross and enduro national teams train together

11.08.21 SPORTS ... On Tuesday, the Estonian Motorcycling Federation's motocross and enduro national teams got together for a joint training session led by long-time professional motocross racer Tanel Leok in preparation of two international competitions in the next two months.

Gallery: German triathlete victorious at Ironman Tallinn

07.08.21 SPORTS ... German triathlete Tom Hohenadl was first over the finish line in Saturday's Ironman Tallinn triathlon. The highest-ranked Estonian was Matt Rammo at 17th in the men's race, Liis Rametta finished sixth in the women's category.

Gallery: President Kaljulaid visits Japanese city of Saku

07.08.21 GALLERIES ... While on a visit to Japan, President Kersti Kaljulaid visited the city of Saku, which hosted a preparatory training camp for Estonians.

Gallery: Edelaraudtee opens new control center in Türi

07.08.21 NEWS ... Rail operator Edelaraudtee opened a new control center in Türi, which will gather up all the infrastructure data and gives the operator a chance to completely automatize railway traffic.

Kopli scrap metal fire releases cloud of toxic smoke Monday

03.08.21 NEWS ... A scrap metal fire in the Kopli district of North Tallinn threw up a plume of toxic, black smoke Monday afternoon, prompting authorities to ask local residents to stay indoors, and to keep doors and windows closed.

Gallery: Rasmus Mägi seventh in Tokyo men's 400 meters hurdles final

03.08.21 SPORTS ... Hurdler Rasmus Mägi came seventh in the 400 meters in Tokyo Tuesday in a blistering final which saw a new world-record and six domestic records set, including for Estonia.

Gallery: Sõru Saund brings electronic and experimental rhythms to Hiiumaa

02.08.21 CULTURE ... Electronic music festival Sõru Saund brought fans of alternative music to Sõru Port in Hiiumaa over the weekend.

Gallery: Tartu celebrates Olympic gold medalist Julia Beljajeva

30.07.21 NEWS ... Olympic gold medal-winning fencer Julia Beljajeva and her team were celebrated in Tartu on Thursday on their return from Tokyo. Beljajeva lives and trains in Estonia's second largest city.

Gallery: Historic equestrian training session in Tokyo

22.07.21 SPORTS ... Equestrian Dina Ellermann is the first Estonian to participate in the horseback riding events of an Olympic Games and went through a training session on the main event area in Tokyo with her horse Donna Anna on Thursday.

Gallery: Estonia's Olympic quadruple sculls team starts training in Tokyo

20.07.21 NEWS ... Estonia's Olympic quadruple sculls rowing team has arrived in Japan and started training in Tokyo.

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