• Save the Date: Nov. 5, 2016!  EANC Gala awards dinner, public forum, and annual meeting in beautiful San Francisco at the Marriott Union Square.   Make your reservations now!  Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available.   See "EANC 2016 Gala & Awards" for details and registration form. 
  • 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.
  • 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:  July 1, 2016]