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Canadian fashion buyers, stylists, and fashion bloggers are coming to preview the very best of contemporary Estonian sahion and meet the representatives of the brands.

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New exhibit shows how Uno Prii, Michael Bach and a handful of other architects quite likely accelerated adoption of modernist design in the city.



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On the evening of Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at Tartu College, VEMU hosted its traditional fundraiser. The keynote speaker for the event was well-known Estonian author, poet, librettist, and translator Leelo Tungal.

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The map on the poster shows the now imaginary borderline between what was Eestimaa and Liivimaa. This is why, when you use the word "Eestimaa" instead of "Eesti," you are actually referring to the onetime Governorate or Duchy of Estonia, "which was a governorate of the Russian Empire in what is now northern Estonia. The Govornorate was gained by the Russian Empire from Sweden during the Great Northern War in 1721. Until the late 19th century, the governorate was administered independently by the local Baltic German nobility through a Landtag or feudal Regional Council" (Wikipedia). So "Eestimaa" is actually a historical term, yet often still used today when referring poetically and sweepingly to "the land that is Eesti..."

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On April 1, 2017 the Metsaülikool 50/Forest University 50th anniversary exhibit opened at Tartu College.

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