Archive for April, 2012

Podium 2012

April 27, 2012

The University of Tartu Academic Female Choir (Tartu Ülikooli Akadeemiline Naiskoor) is coming to Ottawa in May to take part in Podium 2012 Choral Celebration Chorale events. As part of the program the Choir will be performing in the SPOTLIGHT CONCERT 1 on Thursday May 17th at 4:00pm-5:00pm. This concert is open to the public and takes place at Knox Presbyterian Church at the corner of Lisgar and Elgin Streets.

For tickets and other information please go to the Podium 2012 website at http://www.podium2012.ca/home.jsp

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Estonian Film: Kirjad Inglile (Letters to Angel)

April 27, 2012

The Embassy of Estonia in Ottawa would like to invite you to attend the screening of

KIRJAD INGLILE (LETTERS TO ANGEL)

Saturday, April 28, 2012 at

Library and Archives Canada Auditorium (395 Wellington Street, Ottawa)

Kirjad Inglile (Letters to Angel), Estonia 2011

Screenwriter    Madis Kõiv, Sulev Keedus

Director   Sulev Keedus

Producer   Kaie-Ene Rääk, Olli Soinio

Length   114 min

Homepage   http://www.letterstoangel.com/ 

Synopsis:LETTERS TO ANGEL is a fiction film about Kirotaja, a man who was sent to fight

in Afghanistan years ago, where he converted to Islam. He now returns home only to find himself

facing other kinds of war; the front line in the decrepit Estonian town runs between Eastern and

Western culture, men and women, common sense and madness. Somewhere amidst all these

battles is his daughter, Angel, who Kirotaja has decided to find after all the years of absence.

His only leads are the sound of his daughter crying, heard once on the telephone, and a dog-eared

notebook full of letters addressed to her.

Meanwhile, the town has other plans for him upon his return.

Matti Tikovt Scholarship Recipient

April 9, 2012

Matti Tikovt, who is currently studying at Carleton University in the Bachelor of Commerce program, was awarded an Estonian Foundation of Canada/ Eesti Sihtkapital Kanadas Scholarship. See http://estonianfoundation.ca/scholarshipwinners