This week, President Kersti Kaljulaid is on a work visit to Paris where she will take part in the Paris Peace Forum at the invitation of President Macron, and give presentations at UNESCO’s General Conference and the GovTech summit on e-governance.  Paris Peace Forum is a gathering started at the initiative of the President ofContinue reading

“The President of the Republic of Estonia at the opening session of the Riigikogu on 9 September 2019”

Dear members of the Riigikogu!  I am worried by our prospects. The horizon. Or more specifically – what is beyond the horizon. There are so many threads we should be pulling on right now. Threads which lead to new opportunities, to new finds that help create growth and development. Also threads, which have been created byContinue reading ““The President of the Republic of Estonia at the opening session of the Riigikogu on 9 September 2019””

The XXVII Song Celebration and the XX Dance Celebration „My Fatherland is My Love“ will be held on 4–7 July 2019. The year 2019 will mark the 150th anniversary of the first song festival and the dance celebration will take place for the 20th time.

The main idea of the XXVII Song Celebration and the XX Dance Celebration is „My Fatherland is My Love.“ These words have a personal meaning for each and every one of us.  Used by the poet Lydia Koidula they have now become a timeless anthem to the love of the fatherland which has brought peopleContinue reading “The XXVII Song Celebration and the XX Dance Celebration „My Fatherland is My Love“ will be held on 4–7 July 2019. The year 2019 will mark the 150th anniversary of the first song festival and the dance celebration will take place for the 20th time.”

“President of Estonia Kaljulaid is on a working visit to Finland”

President Kersti Kaljulaid will take part in the opening of the ESTO festival in Helsinki and meet with the Finnish Prime Minister. Today, the Estonian head of state will participate in the opening ceremony of ESTO 2019 in the Helsinki Cathedral and give a speech at ESTO’s opening concert “Bridge of Times” at the SenateContinue reading ““President of Estonia Kaljulaid is on a working visit to Finland””

Põlluaas and Haavisto value the cooperation between Estonia and Finland

At the meeting of President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Henn Põlluaas and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland Pekka Haavisto, the internal political situation in both countries after parliamentary elections, and the issues relating to the formation of coalitions and the government starting its work were spoken about. Põlluaas gave an overview of the work ofContinue reading “Põlluaas and Haavisto value the cooperation between Estonia and Finland”