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VEMU - Museum of Estonians Abroad

 

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Open May 25 - September 12, 2014

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Photo exhibition
 
Conversion in Estonian Contemporary Architecture

 

Curated by Andrus Kõresaar, KOKO Architects with support from

Yoko Alender, Architecture Adviser, Ministry of Culture of Estonia

and Kristel Oitmaa, Cultural Counsellor, Embassy of Estonia in London.

 The exhibition reflects the trends of Estonian architecture, where new

houses are combined with old and where modern buildings are

carefully situated in historic settings.

 

Info: Piret Noorhani, tel: 416 925 9405, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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VEMU/Estonian Studies Centre collecting contest

 

70 Years from the Mass Exodus 

 

Dedicated to the Mass Exodus of 1944

 

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Subjects:
Escape-themed stories, about fleeing
Estonia, the escape routes taken,
arriving in new countries and the life 
there, as well as any subsequent
moves prior to arriving in Canada
 
Format:
- written memoirs, audio or video files
- items found in home archives:
diaries, letters, documents, photos,
objects etc.
 
 
Deadline for submissions: February 1st, 2015
Submit to: VEMU/Estonian Studies Centre, 310 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 1W4

Monetary and book awards for the best works!

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Read more: vemu.ca
Info: Piret Noorhani, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , t. 416 925 9405
 
 
 
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Where Our History Lives On!  

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Kogu Me Lugu

KML märts üleskutse FB-2This year marks the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Tallinn, Tartu, Narva and Pärnu by Soviet air forces, and 65 years from the March deportations. Kogu Me Lugu invites all people to share their stories to commemorate those tragic events. 

Kogu Me Lugu is an initiative to gather and share family stories of people in and from Estonia, in order to study them and share them with future generations. The stories can be easily sent via the Kogu Me Lugu website by filling out the form here

Kogu Me Lugu unites various organizations in Estonia and abroad in collecting and investigating the historical memories of Estonian people. The collected memories and related materials will be used for developing a comprehensive database and educational materials on the history of Estonia and the other Baltic States under totalitarian regimes.


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VEMU - ESTONIAN STUDIES CENTRE
310 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON, M5S 1W4 CANADA
The registered charity number is 80412 0020 RR0001