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II Dni Estonii w Krakowie 7-11 marca 2007

Szeroki program kulturalny II edycji Dni Estonii w Krakowie jest wręcz unikalną w skali kraju możliwością zdobycia wiedzy na temat procesów i zmian, które zaszły na północy Europy w ostatnim dwudziestoleciu. W Polsce niewiele uwagi poświęca się poznawaniu kultur najbliższych sąsiadów, nasza wiedza dotycząca Estonii jest znikoma. Organizatorzy Dni Estonii ...

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Viljandi

First records of civilization in the surroundings of Viljandi date back to the 5th millennium B.C. The first written record of the earthen stronghold of Viljandi was in the year 1154 in the commentaries to al-Idrisi’s world atlas “Geography”. In the 12th century a permanent settlement emerged around the stronghold ...

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Haapsalu

The oldest part of Haapsalu is built on a strip of land that was formed of many islets only a few hundred years ago. Narrow streets bring you to the sea again and again. Haapsalu has been called the Nordic Venice for this plenitude of water. First mentioned in 1279, ...

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Estonian-Polish economic relations

Trade In 2004, Poland was Estonia’s 11th largest trade partner with a total special trade turnover of 268.4 million EUR, or 2.3% of total Estonian special trade. In 2005, Poland rose as Estonia’s 10th largest trade partner with a total special trade turnover of 380 million EUR, comprising 2.6% of ...

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Estonian-Polish cultural relations

During the past decades, the works of Sienkiewicz, Žeromski, Dąbrowska and Milośći have been introduced to Estonian readers through the translations of Hendrik Lindepuu, Aleksander Kurtna and Ruth Karemäe. Polish readers would be familiar with the works of Estonians Tammsaare, Kross, Valton and Niit. In 1997, the Estonian National Library ...

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Estonia and Poland

Poland recognised Estonia’s independence on 31 December 1920 and re-recognised it on 26 August 1991. Diplomatic relations between Estonia and Poland were re-established in September 1991. Estonia opened its Embassy in Warsaw in the autumn of 1995. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. was Riho Läänemäe. In 1996, Peeter Restsinski became the Estonian ...

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Elizabeth II state visit to Estonia

The President of the Republic, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, at the State Dinner in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh on 19 October 2006 at the House of the Brotherhood of the Black Heads. Your Majesty, Your Royal Highness, Excellencies, ...

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First lobbyists of medieval Tallinn

Beautiful Tallinn, Pearl of the Baltic, Florence of the North, Revel, Lindanaes. The Danes, Teutonics, and the Swedes all played a part in establishing one of the largest, merchant cities in Europe. We have often written about the history of Tallinn on our website. We have also written about its ...

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