January 29, 2017
This year’s Bright Nights Film Festival will screen the Estonian animation film
Lotte ja Kuukivi Saladus (Lotte and the Moonstone Secret)
Heiki Ernits, Janno Poldma • Estonia • 2011 • 75 min
on Saturday, February 18, 2017, 2:00 pm, at the River Building Theatre, Carleton University
For ticket information:
For film description and trailer:
January 4, 2017
The OES executive met on Tuesday January 3rd, to review past activities and plan for the future.
Left to right Ene Tikovt, Tõnu Onu, Urve Mundi, Liisa Kauri, Enel Rummel Onu, Margus Aruja, Liisa Pent, Jaan Ranne.
August 27, 2016
Black Ribbon Day service will take place
Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 6:00PM
Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral
1000 Byron Avenue, Ottawa, ON K2A 0J3
1- Service with Community Prayers.
2- Post-service gathering and presentation in community hall:
3- Documentary film: Outside the Sphere
(Outside The Sphere examines the history of the Baltic communities in North America: the tyranny they narrowly escaped; the trials they faced in building new lives in the West; and the serious present day regional challenges they face.)
Black Ribbon Day 2016 in Ottawa is a joint commemoration presented by the Belarusian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Slovak and Ukrainian Communities.
July 19, 2016
Attending a concert with Armas Maiste is never an ordinary event. Even when Armas is not scheduled to perform, he still may become the star of the evening. On Tuesday July 5th at Ottawa’s international classical music festival, Music and Beyond, this was the case.
Source: Armas Maiste receives standing ovation at Ottawa’s classical music festival
May 11, 2016
The Ottawa Estonian Society along with the Estonian Embassy is excited to invite you to a screening of Tom and Reet Mae’s film:
Keepers of the Loom.
The film will be shown:
Saturday May 28 at 3:00 p.m.
495 Aylmer Road, Gatineau
Donations towards the Mae’s expenses are welcomed.
Tom and Reet Mae from Toronto will be present, so you will have a chance to chat with them. The film is in English and Estonian with subtitles. Invite your friends who may be interested in Estonia and Estonian crafts. The link to see the trailer: keepersoftheloom.com
The building, 495 Aylmer Road is a historical stone house and home to the Aylmer Heritage Association. From Ottawa cross the Champlain Bridge and at the second set of lights turn left toward Aylmer. The building is about 4-5 kilometers from the bridge on the right hand side at the corner of Golf St.