Celebrating the 150th anniversary of this wonderful song celebration, the Estonian Song and Dance Festival 2019 promises a beautiful, historic moment, taking place for the 27th time. Dating back to the year year 1869, the Estonian Song Celebration is a tradition that Estonia has great pride in. Beginning on July 6th at 1 p.m, the celebration kicks off with a festive procession, followed by song and dance at Freedom Square to the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds.
My Fatherland is My Love
Written by Lydia Koidula, the title of this year’s song is My Fatherland is My Love. The song is about keeping one’s culture and historic traditions, and the admiration and love that Estonia feels for their country.