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  • The Estonian American National Council will award financial support to selected young adults interested in attending the 11th Joint Baltic American National Committee (JBANC) Baltic Conference on April 17-18, 2015.   See "EANC Activitiesfor details. 
  • Special 2015 Fundraising Drive: because of the urgency of the East European situation, EANC announces a fundraising drive to raise $200,000 by the end of 2015!  See "Contribute" for details, and how you can make a difference.
  • ERKÜ tänab 2014. a. annetajaid / EANC thanks 2014 donors! See "Contribute."
  • EANC supports planned Museum to the Victims of Communism. The Estonian American National Council made a substantial contribution at the end of 2014 to the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOCMF) for the purpose of supporting its planned Museum. 

Pictured are JBANC Managing Director Karl Altau (a board member of the Victims of Communism MF), VOCMF chairman Dr. Lee Edwards, Marju Rink-Abel (EANC president and current JBANC president), and VOCMF Executive Director Marion Smith.


  • Maryland Air National Guard Briefed on Estonia by EANC.  See "EANC Activitiesfor details.  EANC President Marju Rink-Abel briefs Maryland Air National Guard
  • EANC urges you to write to your Congressperson! See Matti Prima's sample letter and other info at "East European Crisis." 

EVENTS:  

  • SAVE THE DATE: Joint Baltic American National Committee's 11th Baltic conference in Washington, DC April 17-18, 2015. Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel, Washington, DC.  Possible Advocacy Day in Congress on April 16. For more information, please visit the JBANC homepage: http://jbanc.org 
  • THE ESTONIAN PHILHARMONIC CHAMBER CHOIR RETURNS TO WASHINGTON FOLLOWING KENNEDY CENTER SUCCESS.  Maestro Kaljuste will return as conductor for this significant performance in Washington, D.C. at National City Christian Church. Presented by Classical Movements’ Serenade! International Choral Series, this performance will take place on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 7:30 PM. For ticket information, visit http://epcc.eventbrite.com or call 703-683-6040.   See "News & Events-  Events."

  OTHER NEWS:  

  • Cyber Security Summer School Estonia 2015 is now accepting applications from PhD level students and junior researchers. More information and the documents required are on the STudyitin.ee /C3S website and via e-mail info@studyitin.ee. 
  • "Fall of the Berlin Wall" documentary by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation -- view it here.
  • Preserve your family’s history!  Stanford University Libraries and the Museum of Occupations in Tallinn collecting Estonian expats’ family / Stanfordi Ülikooli Raamatukogu ja Okupatsioonide Muuseum Tallinnas ootavad väliseestlaste perekonnaraamatuid.  See "News & Events-  News." 
  • Estonian National Museum is looking for WWII and post-WWII correspondence / Eesti Rahva Muuseum otsib kirju.  See "News & Events-  News." 
  • Online Estonian Language Course for English Speakers Launched. See "Learning Estonian."

  NEW POSTINGS: 

  • Support Estonian American National Council by shopping at AmazonSmile!  When you do your shopping at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Estonian American National Council. Bookmark the AmazonSmile link and support us every time you shop.
  • Imbi Peebo Truumees' story of her escape from Estonia as a child, "If I Could Paint the Moon Black" authored by Nancy Burke, is now available from Lakeshore Press Books

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EANC Board of Directors:  From left: Matti Prima, Maia Linask (Secretary), Mirjam Krull, Mai-Liis Bartling, Marju Rink-Abel (President), Eric Suuberg (Vice President), Arne Kalm. Kristi Allpere, Andres Simonson. [Not present: Alvar Soosaar, Tiina Urv (treasurer)]

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ERKÜ XXI Esinduskogu valimised / EANC XXI Elections.  Click MENU button "EANC 2014 Elections".   Congratulations to everyone - Palju õnne! 

ERKU XXI / EANC XXI with special guests Karl Altau, Priit Vesilind, Arved Plaks, and Ambassador Eerik Marmei Sept. 27. 2014

 [Last Update:  Feb. 23, 2015]