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Jüri Pootsmann Estonia's pop idol primed for Eurovision success

It has been a whirlwind 12-months for 21-year-old Jüri Pootsmann. He won Estonian Idol in 2015, landing him a record deal with Universal Music, his status as Estonia’s new superstar was cemented after

It has been a whirlwind 12-months for 21-year-old Jüri Pootsmann. He won Estonian Idol in 2015, landing him a record deal with Universal Music, his status as Estonia’s new superstar was cemented after

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Tallinn Music Week brings together Creativity for Change

Tallinn Music Week has made a name for itself as a crossroads between different styles and genres. If you’re lucky, you might even spot Estonia’s

Tallinn Music Week has made a name for itself as a crossroads between different styles and genres. If you’re lucky, you might even spot Estonia’s

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Arvo Pärt: the most performed living composer

He is the most performed living composer in the world. A devout Russian Orthodox, Estonian composer Arvo Pärt, who turned 80 this year, is often

He is the most performed living composer in the world. A devout Russian Orthodox, Estonian composer Arvo Pärt, who turned 80 this year, is often

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Tallinn Architecture Biennale revisits city of the future

Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is home to nearly half a million people. While the small Baltic country is widely recognised as one of the most

Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is home to nearly half a million people. While the small Baltic country is widely recognised as one of the most

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Estonian duo among favourites for Eurovision 2015

The Eurovision song contest is just around the corner and among the favourites are Elina Born and Stig Rästa from Estonia. The singer and songwriter

The Eurovision song contest is just around the corner and among the favourites are Elina Born and Stig Rästa from Estonia. The singer and songwriter

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Artists fuse tradition and modernity at Tallinn Music Week

Both a music industry conference and an indoor festival, this year’s edition of Tallinn Music Week drew more than 200 artists from 26 different

Both a music industry conference and an indoor festival, this year’s edition of Tallinn Music Week drew more than 200 artists from 26 different

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Estonian cinema in the spotlight at film festivals worldwide

‘In The Crosswind’ ‘In The Crosswind’ is undoubtedly one of the highlights of Estonian cinema in 2014, and it is causing a stir at film festivals

‘In The Crosswind’ ‘In The Crosswind’ is undoubtedly one of the highlights of Estonian cinema in 2014, and it is causing a stir at film festivals

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Eksperimenta!: Promoting art in education

Young creative spirit is on show at 'Eksperimenta!' in Estonia. Participants in the contemporary art triennial come from all over the world to

Young creative spirit is on show at 'Eksperimenta!' in Estonia. Participants in the contemporary art triennial come from all over the world to

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Tallinn's Black Nights enters film festival premier league

As the days grow shorter, what better way to spend them than in a darkened cinema theatre? Welcome to the Black Nights Film Festival in the

As the days grow shorter, what better way to spend them than in a darkened cinema theatre? Welcome to the Black Nights Film Festival in the

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Estonian celebration gathers 8,500 performers

Estonia has celebrated its ‘Song and Dance Celebration’. The three day festival brings together around 8,500 performers and has been named one of

Estonia has celebrated its ‘Song and Dance Celebration’. The three day festival brings together around 8,500 performers and has been named one of

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Twitter row hits the right notes

A Twitter feud over how to handle the euro crisis has been set to music in what’s being described as a ‘financial opera’ titled Nostra Culpa or Our

A Twitter feud over how to handle the euro crisis has been set to music in what’s being described as a ‘financial opera’ titled Nostra Culpa or Our

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BASE jumpers at Estonia's tallest tower

Tallinn’s TV Tower hosts the first major BASE jumping event in Estonia. Extreme athletes from all over the world jumped off the tower, performing

Tallinn’s TV Tower hosts the first major BASE jumping event in Estonia. Extreme athletes from all over the world jumped off the tower, performing

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Zombies invade Tallinn's streets

Hundreds of Estonians dressed as zombies brought some gore to Tallinn’s streets ahead of Halloween.

Hundreds of Estonians dressed as zombies brought some gore to Tallinn’s streets ahead of Halloween.

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Police: Estonia gunman 'killed himself'

A hostage drama at Estonia’s Defence Ministry in Tallin ended with the gunman dead when police staged a rescue operation. A police spokesman said

A hostage drama at Estonia’s Defence Ministry in Tallin ended with the gunman dead when police staged a rescue operation. A police spokesman said

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Young artists shine in Tallinn's Eksperimenta

Young artists have taken centre stage at Tallinn’s European Capital of Culture with an exhibition they’re calling Eksperimenta. It is a collection

Young artists have taken centre stage at Tallinn’s European Capital of Culture with an exhibition they’re calling Eksperimenta. It is a collection

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Tallinn's terrific Treff takes to the streets

After five years of delighting shoppers and tourists in Tallinn, Estonia’s Treff street festival has become a benchmark for performance art in

After five years of delighting shoppers and tourists in Tallinn, Estonia’s Treff street festival has become a benchmark for performance art in