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  • EANC elects new Board of Directors.  See "EANC Elections"From left: Matti Prima, Maia Linask (Secretary), Mirjam Krull, Mai-Liis Bartling, Marju Rink-Abel (President), Eric Suuberg (Vice President), Arne Kalm. Kristi Allpere, Andres Simonson [not present: Alvar Soosaar, Tiina Urv (treasurer)]
  • EANC 2014 Awards Dinner and Seminar "Estonians in America: Past, Present and Future"Sept. 27 / ERKÜ 2014. a. auhindade õhtusöök ja seminar – 27. sept.  See "EANC Activities" for details. 

  • ERKÜ 2014. a. auhinna saajad valitud/ EANC 2014 Awardees Announced!  Award winners: Jaak Juhansoo, The Nordic Press (Vaba and Eesti Sõna), James and Maureen Tusty, and the Estonian Boy Scouts and Girl Guides in the U.S.   See "EANC Activitiesfor details. 

  • ERKÜ XXI Esinduskogu valimised / EANC XXI Elections. RESULTS ARE IN! Click MENU button "EANC 2014 Elections".   Congratulations to everyone - Palju õnne!ERKU XXI / EANC XXI with special guests Karl Altau, Priit Vesilind, Arved Plaks, and Ambassador Eerik Marmei Sept. 27. 2014

  EVENTS:  

  • Eesti Arhiivi 50. aasta juubel- laupäeval, 25.oktoobril kell 12.00! Vaba sissepääs, pakutakse suupisteid. 607 East 7th Street, Lakewood NJ.  telefon 732.363.6523. www.eaus.org

Diasporaa Konverentsil: Sander Jurisson, Marju Rink-Abel, Maarja Merivoo-Parro, Markus Hess, Aivar Jurgenson

  • 2015 KLENK-IEP -- Cruising Estonian Style!  The joint KLENK (Kesk-Lääne Eesti Noorte Koondis / Midwestern Estonian Youth Association) and IEP (Idaranniku Eesti Päevad / East Coast Estonian Days) event will combine Estonian culture with sunshine, Caribbean islands, fine dining and luxurious travel. See "News & Events-  Events."
  •  Scandinavian Festival "ScanFest" held on Labor-Day Weekend:   Viiu Vanderer and Ülle Ederma at ScanFest 2014

 EANC Board members Ülle Ederma and Viiu Vanderer hosted the Estonian display, and Pillerkaar dancers performed. See "News & Events-  Events."

  • Laulupidu 2014 / Estonian Song Festival - view videos and news HERE.   Read New York Times article HERE.  Read Wall Street Journal article HERE. For a history of  Laulupidu, with photos, see "Did You Know?"  

  OTHER NEWS:  

  • Obama's visit to Estonia: click here for briefing by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
  • See "East European Crisis"  for White House "FACT SHEET: U.S. Support and Reassurance Initiatives for the Baltics and Central Europe," EANC's Sept. 1 letter to President Obama, and JBANC's Aug. 31 letter.
  • Estonia commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way – the longest unbroken human chain in history. Read the Estonian World article here.

  • Preserve your family’s history!  Stanford University Libraries and the Museum of Occupations in Tallinn collecting Estonian expats’ family / Stanfordi Ülikooli Raamatukogu ja Okupatsioonide Muuseum Tallinnas ootavad väliseestlaste perekonnaraamatuid.  See "News & Events-  News." 

  • Estonian National Museum is looking for WWII and post-WWII correspondence / Eesti Rahva Muuseum otsib kirju.  See "News & Events-  News." 

  • Online Estonian Language Course for English Speakers Launched. See "Learning Estonian."

  NEW POSTINGS: 

  • Imbi Peebo Truumees' story of her escape from Estonia as a child, "If I Could Paint the Moon Black" authored by Nancy Burke, is now available from Lakeshore Press Books
  • Tallinn named one of top hottest, smartest cities in 2014 by National Geographic Traveler.  See "Did You Know?"
  • NEW!  Shop at AmazonSmile, and Amazon will make a contribution to EANC at no charge to you!  Click here.


 [Last Update:  Oct. 30, 2014]