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Welcome to Estonia! The top moments of EV100

Estonia will be celebrating its 100th anniversary on 24 February. However, no state is born in a day, so the jubilee will be celebrated throughout the year. We invite you to partake in the top moments of Estonia's anniversary and stay in the middle of Estonian stories in the Solo Sokos Hotel Estoria! Take a look at the events!

· The My Free Country jubilee exhibition at the History Museum discusses whether 100 years is too much or too little for a country, speaks about significant political events, and the life and people in the Republic of Estonia. The exhibition is open at Maarjamäe Palace from 15 to 29 February 2020.

· The cabaret performance Forever Young of the Estonian Dance Agency's Starlight Cabaret tells a passionately hot and ironically witty story of freedom and love, independence and stubbornness. You can treat yourself to something delicious from the à la carte menu created by Margus Tammpere, the chef of our Merineitsi restaurant, who was inspired by the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia. The cabaret evenings take place at the Merineitsi Show & Dinner Restaurant on Fridays and Saturdays until 28 April 2018.

· The flags of the state will go up at sunrise on 24 February, accompanied by a special ceremony at Toompea, Tallinn, and followed by the parade of the Defence Forces on Vabaduse väljak (Freedom Square) at 11 o'clock. The Seaplane Harbour of the Maritime Museum will open the exhibition 100 Years on Water. The Ships of Estonia 1918-2018, which will tell 100 extraordinary stories about Estonian ships and seafarers. The exhibition will stay open until 13 January 2019.

· The Jazzkaar Festival will start on 20 April with the concert performance Story of a Hundred. This unique documentary piece portrays the souls of Estonian people in music and photos, and brings 100 Estonians to the stage. The performance will take place in the shipbuilding hangar at Port Noblessner.

· The big summer of EV100 will take place from 18 to 25 August and it will start with the worldwide joint singing event of the Estonian people The Power of Song in the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds. The week of festivities will end on 25 August with the Night of Ancient Lights, when conductor Tõnu Kaljuste and ERSO will perform a concert at Haven Kakumäe in Tallinn.

Find out more from the Estonian jubilee programme and take part in the biggest festivities of the century!