The memorial stone, which was located in the car park near the intersection of Valdeku tänav and Viljandi maantee in Tallinn, was today relocated to the Liiva cemetery.
In March this year, Tallinn launched a free Museum Sundays initiative at city-owned museums to raise awareness of museum activities and improve access to culture. In half a year, the initiative has attracted a large number of visitors, with a record 9180 museum-goers visiting the museums on Museum Day in August.
Tallinn Song Festival Grounds Foundation and Tallinn Strategic Management Office are launching a public design competition to find a comprehensive spatial vision for the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds that would allow for an expansion and a more varied use of the grounds, while preserving the tradition of the Song Festivals. The deadline for submission of tenders is 7 November 2022 at 17:00.
Baltic Sea Day is celebrated on 25 August to remind people of the importance of the maritime environment and to encourage them to take action to improve the state of the Baltic Sea. Tallinn is organising a thematic seminar and a clean-up event at Stroomi beach.
Tehnopol to serve as the operator of the NATO innovation accelerator DIANA in cooperation with the Tartu Science Park
The Science and Business Park Tehnopol and the Tartu Science Park will begin work this month as the operators of the NATO innovation accelerator DIANA, and the accelerator will open its doors next year.
On 28 August at 9.00, fifteen teams will set off from the centre of Tallinn for the electric vehicle marathon round Estonia, on the route Tallinn-Pärnu-Tartu-Tallinn.
From this year, the City of Tallinn is paying a yearly €50 allowance to all primary, secondary and vocational school pupils at the start of the new school year. This a supplement to the existing €320 allowance for Tallinn children entering the first grade.
Visiting the European Basketball Championship in Milan, Tallinn Mayor Mihhail Kõlvart met with Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala to discuss cooperation on environmental issues and the growing role of cities in crisis management.
In the first-ever referendum on the participatory budget in Tallinn, almost 20,000 city dwellers cast their votes for their favourite ideas. 18,543 citizens cast their votes electronically, but the exact number of those who voted on paper will become clear after counting the votes today. The results of Tallinn participatory budget will be announced at the City Government press conference at noon on Wednesday, February 3.
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