Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Events to take place in Tallinn for EV100

If you are planning to be in Tallinn for the jubliee celebrations, you may be wondering what has been organised. Here is the schedule of the most important events to take place on Saturday for Estonia's Independence Day. 

7:33 am: (sunrise) The flag-hoisting ceremony will take place in the park next to Toompea Castle.

11.00 am: The Defence Forces’ parade on Freedom Square. Vabaduse väljak

1 pm: A concert by the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra Tickets

At 1 p.m there will also be a country-wide campaign called ''Estonian minute''. Everyone is invited to send their photos during one minute (from 1:00 - 1:01pm) and upload them to the website. The photos will later be preserved at the Estonian National Museum. More information can be found here: Eesti Minut

The Estonian Open Air Museum will also celebrate the day with festive events starting from 11am. There will be a concert, festively laid anniversary table inspired by 1930s cuisine and a weekend exhibition called ''My home'' located at Kolu Inn. For more information, please click here: EV100 events

Tallinn's Seaplane Harbour Museum will also be celebrating with an exhibution called  ''Hundred Years on Water. The Ships of Estonia 1918-2018''.

Sunday 25th February 2018
At 10 a.m a ceremony will take place at Tallinn's Secondary School of Science (Reaalkool) to commemorate the first meeting of a Temporary Government of the Republic of Estonia. At 11:30 a.m. the Declaration of Independence will be read in front of the school building.

More information about centennial events can be found here: Estonia 100 Centenary Week