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News Estonia Culture: Banker confirms culture of greed at discredited Danske

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Banker confirms culture of greed at discredited Danske
News source: https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/companies/financial-services/2019-10-07-banker-confirms-culture-of-greed-at-discredited-danske/

Danske started liquidating its Estonian operations this month, after being thrown out by the regulator. Its logos are now being expunged from the landscape, including from the building in downtown ...

News Estonia Culture: A banker reveals the bonus culture behind a $220 billion scandal

Published on: Sunday 06 October 2019
A banker reveals the bonus culture behind a $220 billion scandal
News source: https://www.hindustantimes.com/business-news/a-banker-reveals-the-bonus-culture-behind-a-220-billion-scandal/story-SB113Qn034S6Py34HqmP0M.html

The clean-up Danske started liquidating its Estonian operations this month, after being thrown out by the regulator. Its logos are now being expunged from the landscape, including from the building in ...

News Estonia Culture: From Bob Marley to Falco: Twelve ambassadors choose the songs that best represent their countries

Published on: Wednesday 04 September 2019
From Bob Marley to Falco: Twelve ambassadors choose the songs that best represent their countries
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/from-bob-marley-to-falco-twelve-ambassadors-choose-the-songs-that-best-represent-their-countries/2019/09/04/0f17a622-c2cc-11e9-9986-1fb3e4397be4_story.html

The staff asked the diplomats to suggest the music that best represents their country’s culture and musical heritage ... that its music and lyrics create.” • Jonatan Vseviov, Estonia “Eesti muld ja ...

News Estonia Culture: A new Nordic food tour of Tallinn

Published on: Thursday 08 August 2019
A new Nordic food tour of Tallinn
News source: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/tallinn-estonia-food-restaurants-cuisine-chefs-noma-a9046771.html

On the stripped-pine table before me sits a glass bell jar. Chef Kaido Metsa lifts it and a cloud of wood smoke pours out to reveal a thick slice of almost-translucent raw white fish, topped with horseradish ice cream, pickled morel mushrooms and a scattering of foraged leaves.  

News Estonia Culture: Small Nation, Big Singing: An Iowan Joins The Chorus At Estonia's Gigantic "Song Party"

Published on: Friday 09 August 2019
Small Nation, Big Singing: An Iowan Joins The Chorus At Estonia's Gigantic "Song Party"
News source: https://www.iowapublicradio.org/post/small-nation-big-singing-iowan-joins-chorus-estonias-gigantic-song-party

It was once described as a “parade of our national culture,” and that is accurate, too. The repertoire, all in Estonian, almost exclusively sings of the country—its beauty and character—and its people ...

News Estonia Culture: Risto Conte Keivabu: ESTO 2019 and the global Estonian youth

Published on: Thursday 25 July 2019
Risto Conte Keivabu: ESTO 2019 and the global Estonian youth
News source: https://estonianworld.com/life/risto-conte-keivabu-esto-2019-and-the-global-estonian-youth/

Risto Conte Keivabu, an Italian with Estonian ancestry, writes that the global Estonian cultural festival, ESTO, is a great example of how culture, language, and tradition can be kept alive in a globalised world without falling into the trap of exclusive nationalistic sentiments.

News Estonia Culture: Maris Vaher: Living abroad we forget to keep our children’s ties with Estonia

Published on: Friday 26 July 2019
Maris Vaher: Living abroad we forget to keep our children’s ties with Estonia
News source: https://estonianworld.com/opinion/maris-vaher-living-abroad-we-forget-to-keep-our-childrens-ties-with-estonia/

... Estonian expat Maris Vaher shares her thoughts on the challenges of keeping her children’s ties with the Estonian identity, culture and language. How do you preserve Estonian culture and the ...

News Estonia Culture: Meet edie's 30 Under 30 Class of 2019: Agnes Altmets, Auto Trader

Published on: Thursday 30 May 2019
News source: https://www.edie.net/library/Meet-edie-s-30-Under-30-Class-of-2019--Agnes-Altmets--Auto-Trader/6881

“I grew up in Estonia – a small, Northern European country with lots ... “After a couple of years, I was feeling more comfortable with the culture and my job. In other words, once I knew I was adding ...

News Estonia Culture: Estonian folk artist Mari Kalkun to give a debut concert in London

Published on: Wednesday 29 May 2019
News source: https://estonianworld.com/culture/estonian-folk-artist-mari-kalkun-to-give-a-debut-concert-in-london/

Mari Kalkun, one of the most highly regarded Estonian singers and musicians in Europe, is to perform at the Songlines Encounters Festival in London on 30 May. Kalkun, who relies in her work on her ...

News Estonia Culture: British Council in Estonia head awarded top UK honor

Published on: Friday 31 May 2019
News source: https://news.err.ee/947929/british-council-in-estonia-head-awarded-top-uk-honor

For the last eight years she has been the British Council Country Director in Estonia, managing a varied portfolio of projects in English, arts and culture and social inclusion. The British Council is ...

News Estonia Culture: Sounds Estonian

Published on: Wednesday 29 May 2019
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Sounds-Estonian-591094

Actually, epithets relating to the sphere of the sacred are entirely appropriate in the context of the forthcoming local concerts by the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir (EPCC). The esteemed ...