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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Five thousand square meters of graffiti will be painted in Tallinn

Five thousand square meters of graffiti will be painted in Tallinn

Sänk, a famous star within street art and one of Estonia’s most popular graffiti artist, made an exclusive appearance in Rågsved, Stockholm on Sunday. In Snösätra Graffiti Hall of Fame, the artist painted his famous signature work, the deer. Street art in Estonia is growing and the destination in east are arranging during the coming week Mextonia festival. 60 artists will paint nearly 5,000 square meters of wall space in the capital.

Many areas of Tallinn are covered with amazing graffiti art, and the country is now putting a lot of effort for developing the art form in the city. One of the activities organized to celebrate the country’s 100th anniversary as an independent state is the Mextonia festival, a Street Art Festival lasting during nine days. Estonia wants to pay tribute to today’s and the country’s future street artists.

During the Mextonia Festival, 36 artists from Estonia, 16 from Mexico and eight artists from around the world will showcase their best talents. From June 14 to June 22, more than 25 spots in the city and closer to five thousand square meters of wall space will be painted around Tallinn. The festival is a gift from Mexico to celebrate Estonia’s 100th anniversary as an independent state.

Not only Estonia welcomes the art form. The expression is becoming increasingly politically accepted and is growing around the world. On Sunday June 11, Sänk visited Snösäta Wall of Graffiti to provide an exclusive workshop for visitors and paint one of his most famous signature works, the deer. During two hours, the artwork appeared to emerge while beginners had the chance to learn about the basics of graffiti and tried to paint by themselves.

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.