Eesti
English
Қазақ тілі Русский
News »

News

31.12.2012 
Republic of Estonia Established 95 Years Ago
The Republic of Estonia, established in 1918, will celebrate its 95th birthday in 2013. Read more...
23.12.2012 
Christmas Customs in Estonia
Christmastime is still the most important holiday celebrated in Estonia. For Estonians, Christmas is a mixture of the traditional, the modern, the secular, and the religious. Read more...
17.12.2012 
Tallinn Declared Most Budget-Friendly Destination for Christmas Trip
The Christmas Market Barometer survey conducted by the British retail postal service Post Office Ltd. described Estonia as a special and stress-free location to spend Christmas, which it said was in part ...
13.12.2012 
Estonian Web Constable Project Earns 5 000 Euro Prize
The Estonian web constable project earned a 5 000-euro prize as the best crime prevention project in Europe. Read more...
11.12.2012 
Estonia Leads Peers in Rule of Law Index
Estonia has the strongest rule of law in Eastern Europe and Central Asia according to the World Justice Project, a Washington-based NGO. Read more...
11.12.2012 
Estonia Tops WHO List For Best Air Quality in the World
In a ranking released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) this week, Estonia topped the list as the country with the best overall air quality. Read more...
10.12.2012 
Estonia Supports Digital Defenders Partnership
The Foreign Ministry has decided to support the new Digital Defenders Partnership. Read more...
29.11.2012 
OECD Boosts 2012 GDP Growth Forecast to 3.1%
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has become the latest institution in recent days to raise its predictions for Estonia's economic growth, pegging it at 3.1% for 2012 and ...
27.11.2012 
New Estonian Film Music Site Unveiled
The Black Nights Film Festival, Tallinn Music Week, and Film Estonia have come together to create a new webpage introducing the music of Estonian films – www.filmmusic.ee. Read more...
26.11.2012 
Siblings Triin and Martti Aljand Win Silver Medals at European Swimming Championships
It was another good day and year for the Aljand family at the European Short Course Swimming Championships. Read more...
22.11.2012 
Estonian-Latvian Film Wins Prize at Rome Film Festival
A Latvian-Estonian joint production called "Pizzas" grabbed a slice of the honors at a film festival in Italy last weekend. Read more...
20.11.2012 
Moody's Affirms Estonia's A1 Rating
On 16 November Moody's Investors Service affirmed Estonia's A1 government bond rating and stable outlook, citing both the strength of the economy and the state's fiscal responsibility.  Read more ...
19.11.2012 
Alley by European Parliament in Brussels to Be Named Baltic Way
An alley next to the Brussels building of the European Parliament (EP) will be named after the historic Baltic Way movement in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, the office of Lithuanian MEP Vytautas Landsbergis ...
16.11.2012 
Five More Scientists From University of Tartu Added to Most-Quoted Scientists List
Five new scientists at the University of Tartu in southern Estonia have been added to the one percent of the most-quoted scientists throughout the world and as a result there are now 20 University of Tartu ...
13.11.2012 
Estonia Elected Member of UN Human Rights Council
Yesterday, 12 November, elections for the UN Human Rights Council took place in New York and Estonia was elected to be a member of the council from 2013-2015. Estonia's candidacy received support from ...
12.11.2012 
Conductor Paavo Järvi Receives French Cultural Order
Estonian conductor Paavo Järvi has been awarded the French cultural title Commandeur de l´Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters). Read more...
05.11.2012 
Beloved Estonian Work of Literature Turns 100
Today marks the 100th anniversary of Oskar Luts's "Kevade" (Spring), one of the most beloved works of Estonian literature. Read more...
02.11.2012 
Best Restaurant in Estonia is Alexander at Pädaste Manor
For the third consecutive year, Alexander restaurant at Pädaste Manor was awarded the title of Best Restaurant in Estonia by "Flavours of Estonia", while Pädaste's sister restaurant in Tallinn, Neh, also ...
31.10.2012 
Estonia 35th Among 142 Countries on Legatum Institute’s Prosperity Index
Estonia is in 35th place among the 142 countries on the Legatum Institute's 2012 Prosperity Index. Estonia scored highly in the areas of entrepreneurship and business freedom, governance, education, and ...
26.10.2012 
Tallinn Among Top 21 Intelligent Communities in the World
The international think tank Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) included Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, on its list of the 21 most intelligent communities in the world. Read more...
25.10.2012 
World Bank Study Ranks Estonia 21st in the World for Ease of Doing Business
The World Bank report Doing Business 2013 (DB 2013) puts Estonia in 21st place, three notches higher than last year, in the measures of ease of doing business. Read more...
24.10.2012 
Nature Photographer Wins Second Place in International Competition
Estonian nature photographer Remo Savisaar's photo of a deer was deemed worthy of second place in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year black and white nature photography category last week. Read more ...
22.10.2012 
Standard & Poor's Raises Estonia's Outlook to Stable
On Friday ratings agency Standard & Poor's revised its economic outlook for Estonia from negative to stable and affirmed the country's long- and short-term sovereign credit ratings at AA- /A-1+. Read ...
19.10.2012 
Ewert and The Two Dragons Wins European Border Breaker Award
The winners of the 2013 European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA), were announced today by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, and the European music ...
18.10.2012 
Let's Do It! Cleanup Campaign Dives Into the Sea With New Mediterranean Project
There has been talk of the "Let's Do It World" cleanup actions, which got their start with a community cleanup event in Estonia, moving from the land to the water. Now it has been confirmed that a new ...
17.10.2012 
Estonia Beats Andorra in World Cup Qualifier
Estonia picked up its first victory in football's 2014 World Championships qualifiers, scoring in the 59th minute of its Group D match against Andorra and protecting the lead to the end. Read more.. ...
11.10.2012 
Over One Million Tourists Stay in Estonian Hotels in Summer Months
In the three summer months of this year more than one million tourists stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments, Statistics Estonia said. Read more...
10.10.2012 
Conductor Eri Klas Receives Baltic Star Prize
The renowned conductor Eri Klas is being presented with the reputable Baltic Star prize in St. Petersburg's Hermitage Theatre today. Read more...
05.10.2012 
Tartu University Holds Place Among World's Top 400
Estonia's top educational institution, the University of Tartu, has made it into the 351-400 grouping of Times Higher Education magazine's world's university rankings for the second year in a row. Read ...
04.10.2012 
Seaplane Harbour Reaches Final of World Architecture Festival
The Seaplane Harbour of the Estonian Maritime Museum has been short-listed for the World Architecture Festival (WAF) in two subcategories. Read more...
01.10.2012 
Number of Foreign Tourists Doubled in Ten Years
It appears from Statistics Estonia data that 2.46 million foreign tourists stayed in the country for more than one day in 2011, which means that the number of tourists has doubled during the past ten ...
24.09.2012 
Freedom House: Estonia Has Greatest Degree of Internet Freedom
Estonia is on top of the rankings in the Freedom on the Net 2012 report released by Freedom House. Read more...
24.09.2012 
Kanepi Finishes Second in Seoul
Estonia's top tennis player, Kaia Kanepi, reached the finals in the KDB Korea Open over the weekend when she lost to top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-1, 6-0. Read more...
21.09.2012 
Estonia Surpasses USA in Economic Freedom Report
In the Fraser Institute's newly released "Economic Freedom of the World: 2012 Annual Report", Estonia has surpassed the United States in terms of economic freedom. Read more...
20.09.2012 
Estonian Men Win Gold at Rowing European Championships
The London Olympic fourth-place finishers, Estonians Kaspar Taimsoo, Tõnu Endrekson, Allar Raja and Andrei Jamsa, won gold in men's quadruple sculls at the rowing European championships in Varese, Italy ...
17.09.2012 
Estonian Researchers Receive First NATO Scientific Achievement Award
Researchers from the Department of Chemistry at the Tallinn University of Technology, along with experts from other countries, participated in a research group whose accomplishments in the area of camouflage ...
13.09.2012 
Estonian Hotels See Record Number of Foreign Tourists in July
In July, 279 000 foreign tourists stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments, 2% more than the year before and more than in the month of July in any previous year. Read more...
10.09.2012 
Kontaveit Makes It To Juniors Finals at US Open
Estonia's top girls' professional tennis player Anett Kontaveit expressed satisfaction with her good run at the US Open last week, which fell just short of the trophy with a loss to America Samantha Crawford ...
05.09.2012 
Estonian Children Will Learn to Code in Public Schools
Estonia is implementing a new education programme that will have 100 percent of publicly educated students learning to write code. Read more...
21.08.2012 
Kanepi Reaches Highest Position Yet in Rankings
Despite a rough season, Estonia's top tennis player Kaia Kanepi rose to 15th in the Women's Tennis Association rankings, achieving her career's best position, reported sport.err.ee. Read more...
15.08.2012 
Startup Incubator Launched in Tallinn
One of Tallinn's most high-profile technology business centers, the Tehnopol Science Park, opened a new incubator on 14 August aimed specifically at helping fledgling tech companies get off the ground. Read ...
08.08.2012 
Kanter Takes Bronze in Discus
Discus thrower Gerd Kanter earned Estonia its second medal of the 2012 Olympics on Tuesday evening, finishing third in the event with a 68.03 meter throw. Read more...
07.08.2012 
Nabi Wins Silver Medal in Wrestling
Heiki Nabi earned Estonia its first medal of this summer's Olympic Games on Monday by taking silver in men's 120kg Greco-Roman wrestling. Read more...
06.08.2012 
Kanter Finishes First in Olympics Discus Qualifier
Discus thrower Gerd Kanter, arguably Estonia's last best hope for coming away from the London Olympics with a medal, achieved the top score in the event's qualifying round on Monday. Read more...
01.08.2012 
Estonian Athletes at the London 2012 Olympics
Click here to see Estonian Public Broadcasting's overview of all 32 Estonian athletes competing in the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games. Read more...
26.07.2012 
Moody's Affirms A1 Rating for Estonia
Moody's Investors Service affirmed Estonia's A1 government bond rating and stable outlook on 25 July. Read more...
25.07.2012 
Press-Telegram: Tallinn Keeps Visitors Busy
From May to September every year, cruise ships from at least a half-dozen lines slip out of ports in Western Europe and head for such familiar Baltic cities as Stockholm, Copenhagen, Helsinki and St. Petersburg. ...
20.07.2012 
Number of Visits to Visitestonia.com Doubled
The main Estonian tourism site visitestonia.com has gotten twice as many visitors in the first six months of 2012 as it did in the same period last year. Read more...
19.07.2012 
Annual Opera Days Festival Being Held on Island of Saaremaa
The first opera festival in Estonia was born in 1999 and is held at the Medieval Episcopal Castle in Kuressaare, the capital of Estonia's largest island Saaremaa. Read more...
17.07.2012 
Bright Minds Arrive for International Physics Olympiad
The 2012 International Physics Olympiad opened in Tallinn on 16 July, an event involving over a thousand participants representing 82 countries. Read more...
13.07.2012 
Mountaineers From Estonia to Rise to University of Tartu, Parrot Peaks
To mark the 380th anniversary of the University of Tartu, Estonian mountain climbers want to once again climb the University of Tartu and the J. F. Parrot peaks in the Central Pamir Chain that were first ...
09.07.2012 
Startup Estonia Programme to Support First European Gaming Business Accelerator GameFounders.com
GameFounders is the first business accelerator in Europe that is purely focused on the field of gaming. The accelerator, co-financed by the Startup Estonia programme, will offer starting game companies ...
03.07.2012 
UEFA Under 19 Football Championship Begins Today in Estonia
This year's UEFA European Under 19 Football Championship, which Estonia is hosting, kicks off in four locations today, 3 July. Read more...
03.07.2012 
Quality of Estonia's Inland Swimming Water Best in Europe
Estonian lakes and rivers scored highest on an overview of the quality of bathing water recently published by the European Environment Agency. Read more...
02.07.2012 
Kanter Takes Silver at European Championships
Discus thrower and Olympic gold medalist Gerd Kanter won a silver medal at the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki, Finland on Saturday with his 66.53-meter throw. Read more...
29.06.2012 
Hurdler Sets Estonian Record at European Athletics Championships
Runner Rasmus Mägi flew through his European Athletics Championships 400-meter hurdles semi-final, setting a new Estonian record and securing a spot in the final eight. Read more...
26.06.2012 
Estonian Theatre Agency Opened New Arts Export Site
Following close on the heels of initiatives in film and other disciplines, the Estonian Theatre Agency has opened an English-language performing arts "export portal." Read more...
21.06.2012 
Retired Estonian Currency Celebrates 20th Birthday
This week in 1992 Estonia introduced its national currency, the kroon, now replaced by the euro but one of the most fondly-remembered milestones in this year's cavalcade of 20th anniversaries. Read ...
19.06.2012 
"Let's Do It" Cleanup Initiative Under Way at Rio+20 Conference
A "Let's Do It!" civic cleanup action, sparked by an initiative that originated in Estonia, will take place in Rio de Janeiro today as part of the United Nation's Conference for Sustainable Development ...
14.06.2012 
1941 Deportations Remembered
One of the single most fateful days in Estonian history will be remembered today across the country. On 14 June 1941, Soviet occupation forces deported over 10 000 people to Siberia in the first wave of ...
07.06.2012 
First Electric Car Charging Station in Estonia Up and Running
The nation's first fast-charging station for electric cars opened today in Tallinn's Ülemiste City technology park. Though the station is currently operating only in a test capacity, it will be one of ...
04.06.2012 
Estonia Celebrates 128th Birthday of National Flag
The national blue-black-and-white flag of Estonia has its 128th birthday today, with a number of events marking the occasion across the country. Read more...
31.05.2012 
Estonia climbs two notches to place 31 on IMD competitiveness scoreboard
Estonia was ranked in place 31, two places higher than last year, in the 2012 World Competitiveness Rankings published by the Lausanne-based International Institute for Management Development (IMD) on ...
31.05.2012 
First Set of Census Data Says Estonia's Population Is 1,294,236
Today Statistics Estonia published the first set of data obtained in the 11th population census conducted from 31 December 2011 to 31 March 2012. Compared to the previous census in 2000, the number of ...
30.05.2012 
Explosive Cache Could Be Biggest Ever Found in Estonia
May has been a busy month for the nation's bomb squads, but no one expected a find on the scale of one made late last week. Bomb deactivation personnel on the outskirts of Tallinn found 15 tons of TNT ...
24.05.2012 
Water Quality at Estonian Bathing Areas is Among Europe’s Best
The water quality at Estonia's bathing sites is among the best in Europe according to analysis of last year's data by the European Environmental Agency. The water quality in 95% of Estonian bathing areas ...
23.05.2012 
Triin Aljand Wins Silver at European Swimming Championships
Triin Aljand won the silver medal in the women's 50 m butterfly at the European Long Course Swimming Championships in Debrecen with an Estonian record-breaking time of 25.92 seconds. Read more...
22.05.2012 
OECD estimates Estonia's economy to grow 2.2 pct
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in its spring economic forecast published on Tuesday expects the Estonian economy to grow 2.2 percent this year and 3.6 percent in 2013, ...
16.05.2012 
Updated Book of Estonian Statistics Now Available for Smart Devices
The annually updated pocket-sized reference book "Minifacts about Estonia 2012" is now available for iPad and iPhone. Starting today iPad and iPhone users can download Statistics Estonia's reference book ...
15.05.2012 
Google Launches Street View in Estonia
Google Street View launched its service in Estonia today, allowing internet users from anywhere in the world to navigate around 360-degree photos taken of streets throughout Estonia. Read more...
10.05.2012 
Estonia Scores Highly in Mothers’ Index Compiled by Save the Children
The children's rights organisation Save the Children has compiled its 2012 Mothers' Index, which provides an overview of the health, education and economic situation of mothers and children in 165 countries ...
08.05.2012 
Estonian study: foreign students satisfied with higher education
Most of the students who have come to Estonia from other countries are satisfied with the higher education provided in the country, it appears from a global students' iGraduate poll. Read more...
07.05.2012 
Kanepi Climbs 8 Spots in WTA Rankings
Estonian tennis player Kaia Kanepi climbed eight places in the WTA rankings to become 26th, after winning her third tournament in Estoril in the weekend. Read more...
07.05.2012 
30,000 Participate in Cleanup Initiative
Over 30,000 people participated in the Let's Do It nationwide cleanup initiative on Saturday - two times more than had initially registered. Read more...
07.05.2012 
Photographer Wins First Prize at Fair in New York
Estonian photographer Sigrid Viir won the grand prize at the four-day Pulse international contemporary art fair, which ended in New York on May 6. Read more...
05.05.2012 
Kaia Kanepi wins Estoril tennis tournament
The Estonian top racket, Kaia Kanepi (WTA 34) Saturday won Carla Suarez-Navarro (WTA 58) at the 220,000 Estoril Open tennis event with 3:6, 7:6(6); 6:4). Read more...
02.05.2012 
Estonia up one notch in Freedom House press freedom rankings
Estonia is ranked 22nd to 24th among 197 countries in the fresh freedom of the press scoreboard published by the New York based Freedom House, one place higher than in the similar scoreboard a year ago. Read ...
02.05.2012 
Mobile Digital Identity Turns 5
The mobile ID service has celebrated an anniversary: five years ago, it became possible to authenticate one's identity over cell phones using a special chip and public-key cryptography. Read more...
30.04.2012 
Estonian Teams Place 1st, 2nd in EU Science Olympiad
Estonian high school students took both first and second place at the 10th European Union Science Olympiad in Vilnius yesterday. Read more...
30.04.2012 
Estonia Celebrates 100 Years of Filmmaking
It was 100 years ago today that the country's first filmmaker, Johannes Pääsuke, premiered his first short in Tartu, a chronicle of Russian aviator Sergei Utoshkin's stunt flight. Read more...
27.04.2012 
ETV Science Show Wins European Broadcasting Award
Youth science show "Rakett 69," which has run on ETV for two seasons, was named "best educational program" at the European Broadcasting Union's summit in Copenhagen this week. Read more...
25.04.2012 
Freedom House again ranks Estonia among countries with highest freedom score
The New York based Freedom House once again ranked Estonia among free countries in its fresh annual survey of political rights and civil liberties, Freedom in the World 2012. Read more...
20.04.2012 
'Let's Do It' Cleaning Up 7 Countries This Weekend
Massive civic cleanup actions are set to take place in Albania, Austria, Croatia, the US, Latvia, Lithuania and Egypt this weekend under the framework of the Let's Do It campaign, a grassroots initiative ...
16.04.2012 
Garry Kasparov Promoting Chess in Estonian Schools
Russian chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov is visiting Estonia this week to introduce the EU-endorsed Chess in School program, which aims to promote the game among children aged eight to 16. Read more ...
09.04.2012 
Estonia's oldest pharmacy marks 590th anniversary
Estonia's oldest pharmacy, the Raeapteek (Town Hall Pharmacy) situated in the center of Tallinn's Old Town, marks on Saturday 590 years since it was first mentioned in written records. Read more...
04.04.2012 
Estonia climbs two notches in WEF's Global IT Report
Estonia rose two places to place 24 in the World Economic Forum's Global Information Technology Report 2012 (GITR 2012). Read more...
26.03.2012 
World Cleanup 2012 Kicked Off Last Weekend
On Saturday, 24 March, the global civic action called World Cleanup 2012 was kicked off with massive cleanup days in Portugal and Slovenia, followed by a cleanup action in Tunisia the next day. The series ...
26.03.2012 
Candles Lit to Commemorate Victims of Soviet Regime
On 25 March people gathered in Tallinn's Freedom Square and in Tartu's Town Hall Square to light candles to commemorate the 22,000 Estonians who were deported from their homes to Siberia 63 years ago. Read ...
20.03.2012 
Washington Post: In Tallinn, Estonia's Capital, Let Freedom Sing
Sacred ground. That's what our guide, Magrit, calls the vast open-air theater on the outskirts of Tallinn, the ancient capital of the tiny Baltic nation of Estonia. Here, in the late 1980s, Estonians gathered ...
20.03.2012 
Estonia helping Poland revive its lynx population
The first two Estonian lynxes are heading to Poland to help repopulate the area in the lake district. Read more...
14.03.2012 
Estonian Language Celebrated All Around the World on Mother Tongue Day
Today, on Mother Tongue Day, the Estonian language is being celebrated not only at home but everywhere Estonian is spoken. Read more...
13.03.2012 
University of Tartu In Top 1% for Molecular Biology, Genetics
The new Reuters Web of Science list of the world's most influential research institutions has placed the University of Tartu in the top 1 percent in the fields of molecular biology and genetics.   Read ...
09.03.2012 
Estonian Economy Grew 7.6 Percent Last Year
In 2011 Estonia's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 7.6% compared to the previous year. In the final quarter of the year, GDP growth slowed and was, according to adjusted data, 4.5%. Estonia's GDP in ...
07.03.2012 
Estonia rises to highest place in history in FIFA list, 47th
The Estonian football team climbed to the highest place in history, 47th, in the FIFA list released on Wednesday. Read more...
05.03.2012 
“Back to School” Week Taking Place for Sixth Time in Estonia
From 12-16 March "Back to School" week will be taking place in Estonia, which means people whose everyday work is in a non-teaching field are being invited to give lessons at schools all over Estonia. ...
05.03.2012 
Estonian Epic Poem Published in Hindi
The presentation of a Hindi-language publication of the Estonian epic poem "Kalevipoeg" ("Kalevputra") took place in Delhi Saturday evening. The translator of the epic poem is Vishnu Khare and it was published ...
27.02.2012 
Estonian Biathlete Becomes World Youth Champion
Eighteen-year-old Estonian skier Grete Gaim took the gold medal in the women's pursuit at the International Biathlon Union's Youth and Junior World Championships in Kontiolahti, Finland on February 26. Read ...
22.02.2012 
Estonia to Celebrate 94th Anniversary
The Republic of Estonia will celebrate it 94th anniversary on Friday, 24 February. The Republic first declared its independence on 24 February 1918. This year the major events celebrating Estonia's Independence ...
20.02.2012 
Swedish Are Big Winners in Tartu Ski Marathon
Swedes swept the podium at the windy 41st instalment of the Tartu ski marathon. Read more...
09.02.2012 
Estonia: record growth in foreign trade in 2011
Goods to the tune of 12 billion euros were exported from Estonia in 2011 in current prices and imports to the country totaled 12.6 billion euros, Statistics Estonia said. The annual growth in trade was ...
03.02.2012 
Study: Estonians among most active internet users in Europe
It appears from a Eurobarometer study that Estonian citizens are considerably more active users of the internet and of social networks than citizens of other European countries. Read more...
03.02.2012 
Growth in life expectancy in Estonia the highest presumable in EU
The presumable life expectancy of men has grown 7.5 years during the past 16 years and this is the biggest rise in the European Union, it appears from an Eurostat study published on Friday. Read more ...
02.02.2012 
Over 815,000 take part in e-census in Estonia
Census questionnaires in the 2011 population and housing census in Estonia were filled out for 815,467 people in the online census that lasted from Dec. 31, 2011 to Feb. 1, 2012, according to data available ...
31.01.2012 
McAfee Report Ranks Estonia Highly for Cyber Security
A new report commissioned by the computer security company McAfee ranks Estonia as having a reliable cyber security structure. Finland, Sweden and Israel were deemed the leaders of cyber security, all ...
27.01.2012 
National ID Card Turns 10
Estonia' much-touted national ID card will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary on January 28. Read more...
26.01.2012 
Estonians Create Car Selection Programme
Estonians have invented a web-based car selection programme that helps the user find a suitable car by offering suggestions on the basis of a few questions the user has answered. Read more...
25.01.2012 
Estonia rises to 3rd to 4th place in world press freedom index
Reporters Without Borders (Reporters sans frontiers - RSF) placed Estonia along with the Netherlands in the 3rd to 4th place of the world press freedom index released on Wednesday among a total of 179 ...
25.01.2012 
Estonia rises to 3rd to 4th place in world press freedom index
Reporters Without Frontiers (Reporters sans frontiers - RSF) placed Estonia along with the Netherlands in the 3rd to 4th place of the world press freedom index released on Wednesday among a total of 179 ...
25.01.2012 
How e-government can shape competitiveness
Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves talks to T Magazine about two key elements of his country's competitiveness: the use of IT to create effective e-government infrastructure and the institution of ...
23.01.2012 
Estonia to become palrtner country of Grune Woche fair in 2014
The Estonian Agriculture Ministry received confirmation on Friday that the country would become a partner country of the German Grune Woche food fair in 2014. Read more...
20.01.2012 
Baruto Secures First-Ever Grand Tournament Win
Estonian professional sumo wrestler Kaido Höövelson, better known as Baruto, locked in the first top division tournament victory of his career on Friday by scoring his 13th consecutive win at the Hatsu-basho ...
19.01.2012 
Estonia Reaches All-Time High in FIFA Rankings
The Estonian National Football Team hit 52nd place in this month's FIFA rankings, a new record for the country. The results, announced 18 January, put Estonia five notches up from its December position, ...
18.01.2012 
Baruto Defeats Harumafuji and Takes the Lead in Tokyo
At the professional sumo tournament currently taking place in Tokyo Baruto set a personal record for wins, for the first time starting in the Makuuchi division of the tournament with 11 straight wins. Read ...
14.01.2012 
Standard & Poor’ endorses Estonia's country rating at present high level
In an information released on Friday the Standard & Poor's rating agency confirmed the Estonian country rating at the present high level of AA-, the Finance Ministry said. Read more...
13.01.2012 
Estonia Holds Steady in Competitiveness Index
Estonia improved its ranking in the World Economic Forum's international competitiveness index published on Thursday. Compared to the beginning of last year, Estonia has moved up one place, becoming 33rd ...
12.01.2012 
Estonia Ranks 16th in Economic Freedom Index
Estonia's position in the 2012 Index of Economic Freedom fell by two places, to 16th, compared to last year. Latvia remains 56th, while Lithuania improved by one place to attain 24th. Finland followed ...
11.01.2012 
Estonian Designers to Participate at London Fashion Week
Three young Estonian designers will be showcasing their works at the London Fashion Week from February 16 to 22 with a joint installation project ÖÖ: London Edition. Read more...
07.01.2012 
Kanepi Triumphant at Brisbane International
Estonian powerhouse Kaia Kanepi won the second Women's Tennis Association tournament of her career in Brisbane. Kanepi soared through an amazing week of tennis to outplay Slovakian Daniela Hantuchova in ...
07.01.2012 
Kanpei Wins Brisbane International
Estonian powerhouse Kaia Kanepi won the second Women's Tennis Association tournament of her career in Brisbane. Kanepi soared through an amazing week of tennis to outplay Slovakian Daniela Hantuchova in ...
05.01.2012 
Estonia to Host European Under-19 Football Championship in 2012
This year from 3-15 July the UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship will take place in Tallinn, Rakvere and Haapsalu; it promises to be the highlight of the sports year in Estonia. Read more...
02.01.2012 
Estonia's 2011 e-census off to successful start
In the first 24 hours of the online Population and Housing Census launched on December 31, around 27,000 people filled out the questionnaire via the internet. Six thousand had completed the questionnaire ...
02.01.2012 
National Opera Estonia Drew Record Audiences in 2011
The year 2011 was the most successful among the past decades for the National Opera Estonia as it achieved record high number of visitors since the beginning of this century, writes LETA/Postimees Online. ...
 «  2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010  » 
© Estonian Embassy in Kazakhstan Avenue Kabanbai batyr 28, Astana, tel. +7 7172 240 280, e-mail: embassy.astana@mfa.ee