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Wednesday, 19.06.2013, 19:17
Europeish travel blog, a source that publishes information about Europe's most attractive travel destinations and culture sights, has compiled a list of Europe's 79 most beautiful churches, where Tallinn-based Alexander Nevsky Cathedral has been placed the 17th, informs LETA.
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Friday's meeting between Prime Minister Andrus Ansip and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, focused on bilateral relations and ways in which the church could help to improve the ties, reports BC the government's press department.
Tallinn Seaplane Harbour was handed over the 2013 grand prix of the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards on Sunday in Athens, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russian Orthodox Church Kirill, who arrived on a visit to Estonia on Friday, told the journalists who met him in the Tallinn airport that he hopes for god that the Estonian–Russian relations would develop in a positive direction, LETA.Public Broadcasting report.
Riga Vidzeme District Court ruled today that the Culture Ministry would be awarded property rights to 973 films shot at the Riga Film Studio from 1964 to May 4, 1990, provided that legal interests of the creators of these films are observed, informs LETA.
On 12-16 June, the unique Estonian public diplomacy mission “Everyone’s Going to Yerevan” will take place in Yerevan and many other Armenian cities, in order to enliven cultural relations between Estonia and Armenia, informed BC the Estonian Foreign Ministry.
On Monday, 10 June, the Bank of Latvia issued a new 1-lats circulation coin with the kokle featured on the reverse. It is legal tender in the Republic of Latvia. The coins will be circulated in the same way as any other circulation money, reaching commercial and other enterprises as well as population through banks, reported BC the Latvia Institute.