• EANC is  taking pre-orders for “Estonians in America, 1945-1995: Exiles in a Land of Promise,” the history of Estonians in the United States from the time of the World War II. See "EANC Activities" for details and order form.
  • Save the Date: Nov. 5, 2016!  EANC Gala awards dinner, public forum, and annual meeting in beautiful San Francisco at the Marriott Union Square.  See "EANC 2016 Gala & Awards."  Make your reservations now!  Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available.
  • EANC 2016 awards program -Winners will be announced in the upcoming weeks.  See "EANC Activities". 
  • EANC supports Estonian animation tour to help Estonian American children showcase their roots.  See "EANC Activities".  
  • ÜEKN valis uueks esimeheks Marju Rink-Abel'i / Estonian World Council elects Marju Rink-Abel as president.  See "EANC Activities".  
  • Marju Rink-Abel



  • After its success in 2015, the KLENK-IEP cruise returns on March 19-26, 2017, combining music, sun, and tropical beaches along with Estonian camaraderie and a wide variety of Estonian cultural happenings. You can view the itinerary and ports of call at www.KLENK-IEP.com. For more information, contact: Rein Luning, info@KLENK-IEP.com, 561-409-9335.   
  • Victims of Communism Commemoration Honors Paul Goble.  See "Washington Update." EANC representatives Marju Rink-Abel and Karin Shuey present the EANC wreath at the Victims of Communism memorial.. (photo: Ausma Tomsevics)

Front Row, L to R: Kristjan Kuurme, Estonian Embassy; Lithuanian Ambassador Rolandas Kriščiūnas; Latvian Ambassador Andris Razans; Marju Rink-Abel, President, EANC; Henry Gaidis, LAC. Back Row: Vincas Marcantonio, JBANC; Krista Viksnins, JBANC; Karoline Kelder, JBANC; Ausma Tomsevics, ALA; Stasys Backaitis, LAC; Karin Shuey, Washington DC Director for EANC; Karl Altau, JBANC; Tomas Sadauskas, LAC; Ilze Garoza, WFFL/ALA; Lithuania Deputy Chief of Mission Mindaugas Žičkus.

  • Joint Baltic American National Committee Looks Back at 55 Years of Advocating on Baltic Issues. See "Washington Update."  
  • Estonian Language Courses 
    July 15 - August 5, 
    Tartu University. 
    See  "Learning Estonian."
  • "ESTONIAN PERSPECTIVES" section at right now changed to "PERSPECTIVES."  New BLOGS added from Karin Shuey and Victims of Communism's "Dissident."


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)]




 [Last Update:  June 28, 2016]