Days of Estonia – Opening ceremony

OPENING celebration Days of EstoniaSince the beginning of July, Estonia took the reins of the Council of the European Union, with its historic first presidency of this institution.

What are the priorities of the Estonian presidency and how did this country manage to be at the forefront of innovation and digitalisation?

We will discuss about these and many other issues during our Days of Estonia, a three-day initiative organised with the Estonian Permanent Representation to the Council of Europe to celebrate the history, the culture and the political engagement of the country currently holding the presidency of the Council of the European Union.

We will start on Monday 23 October, with a celebration open to the public.

A special program is waiting for our guests.

The evening will begin with the screening of the film “The singing Revolution”, a documentary film created by James Tusty and Maureen Castle Tusty about the nonviolent revolution in Estonia in which hundreds of thousands of Estonians gathered publicly between 1986 and 1991, in an effort to end decades of Soviet occupation. The Estonian MEP Tunne Kelam, who contributed to the realisation of the film, will also be there to provide his insights into that dramatic period of the Estonian history.

During the evening, our guests will also have the opportunity to visit the exhibition “The wild side of Estonian landscapes”, which will help you to discover the many beauties of Estonian nature.

And then, at the end of the film screening, participants will have the occasion to experience the culinary culture of Estonia, with a cocktail with traditional Estonian food and drinks.

To confirm your participation, please write at: