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ESTONIA Eva. Laura, Mirjam, Hanna and Romet
This is an Estonian girl
Comparison ESTONIAITALYthe NETHER- LANDS FRANCE Population Area km km km km2
The Temperate Zone, 4 seasons SPRING SUMMER AUTUMN WINTER
Suur Munamägi Suur Munamägi – 318 m (the highest in the Baltic countries) Mont Blanc in France – 4800 m.
"In every port in the world, at least two Estonians can be found." -Hemingway
Islands There are 1521 islands.
Spring MARCH, APRIL, MAY
Spring 14th March – Native Language Day 1st April – April Fools Day 1st May – Walpurgis Night
Nature 52 % forests 22 % swamps
Summer JUNE, JULY, AUGUST
Song Festival – Laulupidu The first song festival was held in Tartu in Üldlaulupidu Koolinoorte laulupidu.
Dancing Festival The Dancing Festival is held at the same time as the song festivals. The most important dance is Tuljak. (rehearsal)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ffFS3XM2oA (päikeseratas)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikPlipYVPd0&feature=related
The Baltic way 23rd August It was a human chain through the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania) Estonia was very patriotic at the time of awakening.
Autumn SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER
Autumn A schoolyear starts on 1st September Mardipäev, Kadripäev Fathers Day Leaves are colourful People go mushrooming.
The Forest in Autumn
Winter DECEMBER, JANUARY, FEBRUARY
Christmas market Last year the Christmas market in Tallinn was chosen as the best Christmas market in Europe. The tradition of a Christmas tree is the oldest in Europe, from 1441.
Otepää The winter capital of Estonia. The ski resort. The world championship event of cross- country skiing in held annually.
Winter Temperature Ice roads Underice fishing Ice bathing
Christmas season in Estonia
Traditional food on Christmas Black pudding Sauerkraut Lamb or pork Baked potatoes Jellied meat Gingerbread Beer