By Pynchon Woo.
For those of you who read German – The Berner Zeitung just published this article about Tallinn: http://www.bernerzeitung.ch/leben/reisen/tallinn-schmuckes-nordlicht-im-aufbruch/story/18608976
Photo: Adria-Airways-Jet in Nordica-Design: Codeshare with Lufthansa. / nordica
The Tallinn-Munich route, which is operated by Adria Airways in cooperation with Nordica, started to have a Lufthansa code-share from 27 March 2016. This is a remarkable new step in the route development of Nordica, which significantly enhances travelling possibilities to and from Tallinn.
“Lufthansa is the biggest airline in Europe in terms of passengers and aircraft count. It is therefore a great recognition to have cooperation with them. Even more so, as Lufthansa is the founding member of Star Alliance, the world’s largest global airline alliance, which proves the high quality of Nordica,” said Sven Kukemelk, Executive Director Business Development of Nordica. …
Read more here:
ADVERTISING RING (PR Association) Kandern CELEBRATES 25th “STÄDTLITAG” (town day)
Estonian singers as guests in Kandern (town near Baden-Baden, Southwest Germany)
The advertising ring has won the men’s choir Tallinn University of Technology for the weekend of 4 and 5 June takes place for the 25th time big event.
Singing has a very great importance in the small Baltic state Estonia. Now the “Kanderner Werbering” takes advantage of it for its anniversary Städtlitag advantage. The advertising ring has won the men’s choir Tallinn University of Technology for the weekend of 4 and 5 June for the 25th time big event. The choir ends its Europe tour with stations likeLondon and Vienna in the pottery town (which is Kandern). The preparation of the event was also the focus of the annual meeting of the advertising ring members. …
Read more (in German): http://www.badische-zeitung.de/kandern/estnische-saenger-zu-gast-in-kandern–119897225.html
Same topic, in a German report: “Sieben Flüchtlinge erreichen Estland”: http://www.n-tv.de/politik/Sieben-Fluechtlinge-erreichen-Estland-article17341901.html
English Translation of the intro:
“…Tallinn wants to do its part for the redistribution of refugees in Europe. However, the implementation of the European solution is difficult. Now the first migrants in Estonia arrive.
Chancellor Angela Merkel still believes in a European solution to the refugee crisis. But of 160,000 refugees originating from Greece and Italy 1000 have hardly moved in.
Particularly in Eastern Europe there is resistance. Hungary and Slovakia do not participate even in the distribution plan. Poland swerved after the terrorist attacks in Brussels.
Estonia in contrast is committed to European solidarity. The Baltic state, with the area of Lower Saxony (a state in Germany) and with 1.3 million inhabitants as big as Munich (capital of the state Bavaria) will absorb 550 refugees in the next two years. But only now the first refugees from Greece arrive. There are only seven people – a family with three school-aged children from Iraq, a retail merchant from Syria and a journalist from Yemen. …” Read more in German via link above.
Following the end of Estonian Airines, SAS is now flying to Tallinn: From the calendar week 47 on from Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen to the Estonian capital. The new daily departures continue to secure Estonia travelers good flight connections. From Stockholm four daily connections are planned to Estonia. From Copenhagen SAS flies three times a day in the future, from Oslo once.
The Museum of Estonian Architecture in Tallinn was established with the goal of collecting, preserving, researching, and acquainting materials that express the formation and development of professional Estonian architecture from the early 20th century through the present day. The Museum’s collection is divided into the archive-, photo-, model-, furniture-, and art collections. The archive collection comprises ca 11,500 items, including city plans, building projects, architectural drawings, as well as photos and manuscript documents.
Two interesting articles (in German) about Telliskivi – Creative City – in Tallinn:
Information in English: