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Interview with Ott Lepland

Estonians got to know him when he decided to participate in the third edition of the national version of the popular TV program „Idol” – „Eesti Otsib Superstaari”. When he was fighting for the victory the whole country was cheering for him lively. He won and became one of the ...

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Interview with I Wear * Experiment

Their logo resembles the symbol of deathly hallows from the Harry Potter book series. They themselves create magic that proceeds to spread through the Baltic States and even further. Music of their works had already managed to hypnotize the president of Estonia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves himself, who decided that their ...

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Relay to dance

There is a new danger loose on highways of Estonia, guarded by special cars and safety-clad people as it roams across the land: from August 20 until August 28, 24h relay dancing makes participants and spectators meet at both odd and sensible hours. Estonian singing festivals are well renown and ...

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Lenna’s new music face

Two years was enough for Lenna Kuurmaa to become one of the most recognizable artists in her country, as a member of the band Vanilla Ninja. The group became almost a living legend and Estonia’s mark on the international arena. Gold and platinum discs, thousands of dedicated fans, songs at ...

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Traffic – a star on Estonian music sky

Traffic is an Estonian music band that plays melodic pop with a big admixture of guitar – once adding claws to the sound and then bringing the romantic atmosphere to the listeners again. Since the crucial song for band’s career, Kallis Ära Küsi, every next single has turned out to ...

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Enchanting Estonia

Each year, over 3 million tourists visit Estonia-more than twice its whole population. Most of them prefer short trips, usually a few days, often combined with visits to the neighboring Lithuania and Latvia. Over the last year, Estonia has felt the full brunt of the international financial crisis. After being ...

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Welcome to Estonia!

Here is a radical suggestion to make the best of the current tough times: why not move to Estonia? I was there recently, explaining how to cope with the current recession. Last time we in the UK went through one, in 1991, they were rather preoccupied with becoming independent from ...

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