100th birthday in Estonia

Come and celebrate our birthday in Estonia. We have a lot of events, activities, great dining places, unique clean environment and so much more to offer You!
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Celebrate around the globe

A unique Estonia 100 and EU Presidency international programme will reach more than 30 countries in 2017 and 2018. Take a look at the programme which combines the best parts of Estonian culture, science, IT and enterprises.
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Arvo Pärt at La Cité des Congrès de Nantes

Arvo Pärt at La Cité des Congrès de Nantes

Estonia’s best-known ensembles perform Arvo Pärt’s music in famous La Cité des Congrès de Nantes to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Estonian Republic.

ARVO PÄRT (1935)
“Fratres” for violin, string orchestra and percussion (1991)
“Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten” for string orchestra and bell (1977/1980)
“Adam’s Lament” for mixed choir and string orchestra (2009)
“Salve Regina” for mixed choir, celesta and string orchestra (2001/2011)
“Te Deum” for three choirs, string orchestra, prepared piano and wind harp (1984-1985/1992)

Harry Traksmann (violin)
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste

The program consists of the best-known works by Arvo Pärt. ‘Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten’ and ‘Fratres’ are among the most frequently-played instrumental pieces in the world by Pärt. ‘Te Deum’ and ‘Adam’s Lament’ represent Pärt’s writing for choir and orchestra in the best possible way. This repertoire has brought together the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra under Tõnu Kaljuste on different stages all over the world, including the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York and Kennedy Center in Washington. Their recording “Adam’s Lament” (ECM) has received Grammy Award.

The concert is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia.
The concert is produced by a Cité des Congrès de Nantes.

More information: https://lacite-nantes.fr/evenement/arvo-part-tallinn-chamber-orchestra-estonian-philharmonic-chamber-choir.html

In 2018, Estonia celebrates its 100th birthday

Estonia wishes to share its birthday with you in Estonia and abroad. The programme includes best parts of Estonian culture, IT, science and enterprises.

Celebrations will kick off in April 2017 to mark a century since Estonia’s administrative borders took their current form, will continue throughout 2018 and 2019, and come to a grand close on the 2nd February 2020 when the 100th anniversary of the Tartu Peace Treaty will be honoured.

This is a celebration we can all take part in and it is up to us to make it memorable.

Estonia will be also holding the presidency of the EU Council in the second half of 2017. Approximately 20 high-level meetings, visits, conferences and 200+ other presidency-related events will take place in Estonia during this period.