Independence Restoration Day in Estonia is marked on August 20th each year to celebrate the day in 1991 when Estonia regained the freedom it had lost to the Soviet Union more than five decades earlier. Come and join Chicago Estonians… Continue Reading →
Estonian Cultural Society of Chicago will present Nikolai Gogol’s play “Marriage” by Von Glehn Theater troupe on Saturday, October 16th at 6pm CST. Sirje and Tom’s back yard 2415 Colby Dr, McHenry, IL 60050. Bring a lawn chair, warm clothes and/or blanket. Admission is $10 for ECSC members… Continue Reading →
Author: Karl Herbert Grabbi About 50 Estonians from Chicago gathered on a beautiful Sunday afternoon on August 22, 2021 in an idyllic park located next to Gages Lake, IL to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of Estonia’s re-independence. The grounds of the… Continue Reading →
Lecture series of Estonian Folk Costumes history and craftsmanship is planned to start on Spring-Summer 2021 in partnership with NGO Rahvarõivas. On March 13, we held an online introductory event where we reviewed course curriculum and provided answers to participants… Continue Reading →
Estonian Restoration of Independence is celebrated on August 20th as on that day, in 1991 at 11:02 pm local time, the Estonian Supreme Soviet, in agreement with the Estonian Committee, proclaimed Estonian independence from the Soviet Union. Therefor we invite… Continue Reading →
UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19. On March 26th at 6:30 PM, Karl Madis and Carl-Philip Madis will be performing at Chicago Estonian House – 14700 Estonian Ln, Riverwoods, IL 60015. Everyone… Continue Reading →
“Masters of Our Own Homes: Estonia at 100” — a traveling exhibition for Estonia’s 100th anniversary on display at Daley Plaza from May 31 through June 5. It is one of the largest of its kind, the exhibition first opened… Continue Reading →
Come and join Estonia’s Restoration of Independence with local Estonians and their friends on August 19th 2018 at Willow Point Park in Wildwood, IL.