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  • Mar 14, 2012
  • 10:27 PM

Estonian Language Celebrated All Around the World on Mother Tongue Day
Today, on Mother Tongue Day, the Estonian language is being celebrated not only at home but everywhere Estonian is spoken. Kristjan Jaak Petersons statue in TartuKristjan Jaak Petersons statue in TartuIn Riga, students studying Estonian at the University of Latvia will read poetry at the city's monument to Kristjan Jaak Peterson, the Keats contemporary who laid a foundation for Estonian poetry before his death in his early twenties.

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