Where there’s a will, there’s a way.
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TEE = way
Did you know that the longest human chain in the world took place on 23 August 1989? It was The Baltic Way that paved the way to the Baltic states’ independence and their way back to Europe.
Find out more why and how this peaceful demonstration, that involved an estimated 2 million people standing hand-in-hand and forming more than 600 km long chain from Tallinn to Vilnius happened, with thanks to Estonian History Museum.
Finding your way through change, though, usually never happens easily.
The great Estonian composer Erkki-Sven Tüür recalls how the new freedoms during the 90s Estonia influenced his musical career and helped him to become one of today’s most played Estonian composers in the world.
For more, please hear Tom Service’s interview with Erkki-Sven Tüür on BBC Radio 3 Music Matters on the occasion of the release of his new CD “Mythos” Alpha Classics. Tune in from 30′ 25”.
#time4estonia is Mon – Fri 4pm Estonian Embassy in London Facebook series where you can discover Estonian artists, writers, musicians, architecture, cities, museums, galleries, nature etc. We will give you a hint of Estonian language (eesti keel [ˈeːsti ˈkeːl]), our humour and Estonian spirit.