OES Membership

April 8, 2019

The dues for membership in the OES are set at $20/individual or family per year. Funds collected are used to subsidize our activities such as the Christmas party, or Jaanipäev, and support other Estonian initiatives in Ottawa of behalf of the Society.
Payments can be made by e-transfer to our 2019 treasurer Mario Oimet at
mario.oimet@gmail.com
or by cheque mailed to Mario at
24-521 Boul Wilfrid Lavigne, Gatineau, QC J9H 6R4
Please include your Name, Address (optional), E-mail address, Telephone#.

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OES photos 1953-2004 on DVD

March 29, 2019

The Society’s photos have been scanned and have now been placed on a DVD. There are a total of about 2,000 pictures from 1953 to 2004. The DVD can be ordered from Jaan Ranne. The price is $10 and includes postage. Monies can be sent by e-transfer to Jaan’s e-mail ( ranne.jaan78@gmail.com ) or by cheque to Jaan Ranne at 1-46 Thomas St. N. Arnprior, ON K7S 3L5

New OES executive

March 29, 2019

At the general meeting of the Ottawa Estonian Society on Saturday January 26, 2019, a new executive was confirmed. They are:
Tõnu Onu President
Jaan Ranne Secretary
Margus Aruja
Liia Howe
Liisa Kauri
Mario Oimet
Enel Rummel Onu
Liisa Pent
We wish to express our sincere thanks to Ene Tikovt, and Urve Mundi, who both have devoted much time and energy over the years to the Society and have now left the executive. Also deserving of much gratitude is Margus Aruja, who for many years has filled the role of President.
The members of the executive look forward to comments and help of the Society members regarding the Society’s activities.

Annual General Meeting 2019

January 22, 2019

Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 26 January, 2019 at Ben Franklin Place in the Centrepointe Library meeting room, beginning at 2 PM. After the meeting we will be showing the Estonian/French film “An Estonian Lady in Paris” with English subtitles.

A very successful Jõulupuu!

December 22, 2018



 

 







 


 








(If you do not wish to have your photo posted here please let us know.)

Jõulupuu verivorstid have been made!

December 9, 2018






Sausage makers extraordinaire : Liisa, Lili, Paul and Ene.

Jõulupuu with Santa and Christmas Church service

December 2, 2018

Everyone is welcome to join us for our Christmas celebration.

Details are as follows

When: Saturday, December 15, 2018
Church Service starts at 3 PM, Rev. Kadakas from Toronto will be officiating.
Jõulupuu gathering follows in the basement at 4:30 PM with a traditional Christmas meal, a visit from Santa and a merry singalong.
Where: Peace Latvian Church,  83 Main St, Ottawa

Blood sausages, weiners, potato salad, sauerkraut and beverages are being provided. Everything else is potluck.
If you have children who would like to visit with Santa Claus, please email Ene Tikovt  at enet@bell.net

before Thursday December 6, giving the names and ages.

Artist from Estonia

November 4, 2018

Artist Peeter Laurits will be giving a talk at Enriched Bread Artists in Ottawa  on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 7 PM,  at 951 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa.

Peeter Laurits artist, graphic designer & photographer (http://www.peeterlaurits.com/en), an extremely gifted multi-media artist, will be giving a talk about his works and development as an artist.

Read about him in the Hamilton Spectator article here:

https://www.thespec.com/whatson-story/8645091-hamilton-planting-an-artistic-seed-in-the-baltic/

Christmas Church Service and Jõulupuu

October 16, 2018

Save the date!

This year’s Christmas church service and Jõulupuu will be held at the Latvian Church on

Saturday December 15th.

Further details will be forthcoming.

Baltic States Centennial Concert

October 16, 2018

The Capital Chamber Choir,

in collaboration with the Latvian, Estonian, and Lithuanian Embassies to Canada,

present:“A Baltic Celebration” Tuesday, October 23, 2018 – 7:00 pm
National Gallery of Canada, Auditorium Hall
*This is a closed event by invitation only*

We will have a dress rehearsal open to the public on:

Monday, October 22 – 7:00pm
St. Joseph’s Parish, Ottawa
Admission by donation