Restoration of Independence -
Tuesday August 20, 2019
Secular holiday : On the night of August 19, 1991, Estonia was caught up in the uncertainty generated by the attempted coup in Moscow. A column of Soviet light tanks and troop carriers had already started to move on Tallinn as the commander of Soviet forces in the Baltics announced his support of the coup. Fearing a total crackdown by the Soviet army, the Estonian parliament met in emergency session on August 20. At 23:00 the Supreme Council, as the legislature was now known, passed a final resolution declaring full restoration of independence Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism -
Friday August 23, 2019
cards/flowers : Kommunismi ja natsismi ohvrite mälestuspäev: Day when the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact was signed in 1939.