On Tuesday, 17 July the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia will be celebrated in Finland at the Pori Jazz Festival with the concerts of three Estonian jazz groups – Kadri Voorand in Duo with Mihkel Mälgand, Joel Remmel Trio and Erki Pärnoja : Efterglow.
Mysterious street artist Edward von Lõngus lands in London, bringing his augmented reality artworks to Vauxhall as part of the (R)estart Reality tour to celebrate the 100th birthday of the artist´s home country, Estonia. London is the ninth city in Europe to host von Lõngus´s quirky time-travelling stencil characters after Rome, Paris, Berlin, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Brussels, Budapest and Vilnius.
During the year of the Republic of Estonia’s centenary, the Day of Restoration of Independence will be celebrated with a Great Summer Week, bringing together the people of Estonia and their friends to major public events. This is the right time to come and take part in Estonia 100 celebrations. Keep your eye on the growing schedule of summer events!
On the evening of Saturday, 24 March, an Estonia 100 oak grove was officially opened near Amsterdam, as a gift from Estonians living in the Netherlands for the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia. As part of "Estonia's 100 oaks" program, initiated by the Government Office, an oak park will be planted in every county in Estonia in the beginning of May.
Extensive hiking series dedicated to Estonia's centenary celebrations starts off in April, which will provide a great opportunity for those interested in discovering places to hike in Estonia. The official opening of the Estonia 100 hiking series will be announced on 7 April at the Matkamess Outdoor Trade Fair.
The Government of the Republic has decided that Estonia will mark the 100th anniversary of the independence of Finland, Lithuania, Poland, and Latvia respectively with official flag days, when the Estonian flag will be raised to highlight the anniversaries of our neighbours.