It’s a story that is as unlikely as it is unusual: a Swede arriving in Estonia and developing an insatiable passion for Soviet-era nostalgia.
Picture the scene, you order your favourite take away food for delivery.
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
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
Founded in 2009, Tallinn Music Week has grown into one of northern Europe's biggest indoor festivals.
A robotics competition in the Estonian capital Tallinn is aiming inspire the next generation of engineers. Around 1,500 competitors together with 650
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
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
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
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
‘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
It is 1941. Much of eastern Europe is under Soviet rule. On June 14, authorities in Russia gave the command to deport more than 40,000 Estonians
Young creative spirit is on show at 'Eksperimenta!' in Estonia. Participants in the contemporary art triennial come from all over the world to
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
Estonia has celebrated its ‘Song and Dance Celebration’. The three day festival brings together around 8,500 performers and has been named one of
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
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
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
Young artists have taken centre stage at Tallinn’s European Capital of Culture with an exhibition they’re calling Eksperimenta. It is a collection
After five years of delighting shoppers and tourists in Tallinn, Estonia’s Treff street festival has become a benchmark for performance art in