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Estnische Sonntagschule „Eigene Wurzeln nicht kappen“

Estonian Sunday school in Frankfurt, Germany: “Don’t cut your own roots”

About 3,000 Estonians are living in Frankfurt. Some of them try to preserve their culture and language in their Sunday school. Theresa Weiss was visiting. …

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Home Textiles / “Young Creations Award: upcycling” goes to Estonia

Home Textiles / “Young Creations Award: upcycling”
Goes to Estonia for the first time

More than ever, products in Upcycling are trendy – both in fashion and in interior design. With the “Young Creations Award: upcycling”, Heimtextil (a fair) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, awarded for the third time a newcomer award, which is dedicated to the principle of sustainability. For the first time the prize was advertised all over Europe.

As winner Heimtextil selected on 14 January 2015 Kairi Katmann from Estonia.

“The issue of sustainability has been around for several years firmly anchored in the home textile industry, and it means to us much more than just a trend topic,” Ulrike Wechsung, Director of Heimtextil said during the awards ceremony.

Kairi Katmann from Estonia convinced the jury with their project “Storytellers” which is dedicated to the issue of pre-consumer waste. ….