Estonian Colourful Culture
Estonia’s rich cultural heritage is full of surprising contrasts from the exotic to the heroic, from the romantic to the modern.Our ancient Nordic heart and…
Jaanipäev or Midsummer Day
...on Midsummer Day in Estonia (24th of June) is the one night when the sun doesn't set - it's neverending day & we celebrate it with bonfires by the beach, where you can see the sun setting & raising again... The legend goes that a couple in love - Dusk & Dawn - were separated by evil witch and they can only re-unite once a year for a moment - when the Dusk meets Dawn, we dance around the fire...
Have you ever heard 18 000 voices singing at once? This emotional experience can be felt during Estonia's Song Festival, which occurs once every five years in Tallinn. Once in five years, tens of thousands of Estonians gather in Tallinn in the summertime to take part in the Song and Dance Festival. The next Festival takes place July 4 - 6, 2014.