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Introduction Estonia is the Land of Songs. Estonia has given birth to numerous prominent composers and conductors, and we are proud to share their talent with the world. Estonians are righteously considered as the Singing Nation. It is singing that has defined us, otherwise calm and quiet people. It is singing together that built us as a nation. It is singing together that helped us carry freedom in our hearts during the 50 years of Soviet occupation. And it was singing together that blew the fatal punch to the USSR when Estonians raised in what is  now known as the Singing Revolution.

 

ZAKARIA: Up next, a rare Eurozone economic success story, a country that's growing faster than India, has almost no debt, and it does this all by practicing austerity. I'll explain. ZAKARIA: There is only one country in the entire European Union that has a budget surplus. Its national debt is just 6 percent of GDP, less than a 10th that of Germany's. Its economy grew nearly 8 percent last year. The country is Estonia and it does it while employing a very unfashionable practice, austerity.

 

The annual commemoration of Victory Day and St. John’s Day In Cleveland was held in the Estonian Cultural Garden.  Ours is one of 29 nationality gardens in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.  This event marked the end of our multiyear project to renovate the Estonian Cultural Garden.  Over the years, we have had Brian West of Still-Life Landscapes replace the crumbling sidewalk with an artfully laid flagstone walkway and planter. The Concrete and Mason’s Union 404 stripped and refinished the monument. They also assisted renowned sculptor David Deming (retired President of Cleveland Institute of Art) in mounting the new bronze flame. The landscapers finished their plantings in time for our annual June 24 gathering.  

Ex-Lakewood Resident Died In Vietnam During Sortie

 

He came from Estonia to Lakewood as a young boy with his parents, sister and brother, and pursued what was then known as the American Dream: Voted best-looking by the Lakewood High School class of 1960, was headed for the University of Miami to major in business administration and had a “cool Ford convertible.” But his goal of becoming a businessman shifted toward dreams more patriotic, and on a summer night in 1966, the day before his 25th birthday, Aado Kommendant’s plane was shot down over the dense jungle of South Vietnam, on his 17th flying mission as a U.S. Air Force pilot. Searchers were unable to find Kommendant, then a lieutenant, and the commanding pilot of the F4C Phantom jet, Capt. Charles W. Walling.

 

On Monday, June 4th, the Seabrook Educational and Cultural Center (SECC) welcomed Estonian independent video media to record the history of Seabrook Estonians: Producer, director Toomas Lepp, editor Mati Kirotar and cameraman Peeter Ülevain who captured the oral history. Film crew was especially interested in the arrival from D.P. camps to Seabrook and numerous other historical picture displays.  Great interest was shown in the diorama of Seabrook factory and surrounding community which was built to exact scale and donated by Bob Hasuike. Toomas Lepp’s interviews with John Fuyuume offered great insight into the mission of the museum. Local press also interviewed Toomas Lepp and Juhan Simonson.   Helgi Viire, Secretary Seabrook Estonian Society  

 

The Estonian national women's basketball team has started competition in Group B in the 2012 European basketball championships. Two members of the team are recent graduates from American colleges and universities. Kati Rausberg earned a BA with a double major in International Business and Management at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida.  Viive-Kai Rebane earned a BA with a major in Psychology at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York. The team's games are scheduled from June 13 to July 14, 2012. Fans may follow the team on the Internet at www.eurobasketwomen2013.com .   Lisa A. Mets, Kesk Florida Eesti Selts  

 

On Saturday, September 29, 2012, the Estonian American National Council will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a special black-tie Gala. Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves will join over 200 dignitaries, EANC members, Estonian-Americans and other well-wishers for a memorable evening at the Willard InterContinental Hotel, steps from the White House in the heart of downtown Washington DC.  The commemoration will honor not only the work of EANC and recipients of EANC awards, but will also celebrate Estonia’s hard-won independence and tremendous economic success since 1991.  

 

On Monday, 4 June, Foreign Ministry Secretary General Alar Streimann randomly selected the winners of the Foreign Ministry’s Estonia-themed web-based quiz. The grand prizes of the Foreign Ministry’s web-based quiz were trips to Estonia, which went to the Netherlands and Russia. The goal of the Foreign Ministry Estonia quiz is to introduce Estonia to citizens of other countries by offering participants new and interesting facts in the hopes of inspiring them to do further research into Estonia and visit the country.

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